With the recent surge of measles cases, it is important to understand the facts with measles. In this post we cover a recent paper that reminds us some of the key details.
Quite often, people ask what other podcasts we would recommend. These are the top 10 podcasts that always have us coming back for more.
In the later half of 2018, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) published their guidelines with non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) patients. These guidelines were beneficial to support some current practices based on current evidence. In this post, we review the guidelines and some of the supporting evidence.
A relatively recent article, the SHoC-ED trial, can sound like the need for ultrasonography in hypotension is not necessarily beneficial. In this podcast the trial, along with its strengths and limitations, will be reviewed.
Patrick Bafuma is back to interview Janelle Bludorn for this installment of the EM ID podcast series. This time they talk about testing for two of the most common sexually transmitted infections (STIs), Gonorrhea and Chlamydia (GC/C).
Andrew Fisher is not your typical medical student. In addition to his EMS background, he was a PA in the military. Now, he is in his third year of medical school and has a passion for education. This is especially true when it comes to blood products.
Furosemide (frusemide) is a commonly used loop diuretic. Also known by the commercial name, Lasix, it is well established drug but is prone to some common myths. To help kill the dogma, we review a recently published paper discussing 10 myths regarding this frequently used medication.
Sometimes, especially during a long shift, we want to ask our patients why they thought they needed to come see us suddenly for a complaint that does not seem emergent. It can be challenging to remember that our patients seek our help for a variety of reasons.
Recently, our own Chip Lange was on The Skeptic's Guide to Emergency Medicine (The SGEM) for Podcast #249 covering ultrasound to confirm endotracheal tube placement. This had previously been discussed in detail on our own Podcast #118 along with the technique. However, after some discussions on social media it was decided to expand on this discussion further regarding the ways to confirm beyond ultrasound.
Thanks to the talents of Patrick Bafuma (who also has the EM in Focus blog), we have a new series on the podcast called Emergency Medicine Infectious Disease (EM ID). The first podcast is with Lauren Westafer who also is part of the FOAMcast podcast and a FemInEM Speaker. These two brilliant minds got together to record a podcast on spinal epidural abscess (SEA).
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