Another year is in the books. We appreciate you reading the blog and listening to the podcast. This post is devoted to wrapping up the year.
Happy Holidays and if you are listening to this when it is published, Merry Christmas. Last year for Podcast #127, on Christmas Day we reviewed the importance of family, friends, and colleagues. This year we wanted to discuss the importance of kindness.
We love EB Medicine specials and we hope you do, too! This time we are talking about a subject that many forget about: pediatric stroke. While it is far less common than what we see in the adult population, it carries a high morbidity and mortality rate. In November, EB Medicine went into detail about this particular topic and we think it was a fantastic review. Let's get started!
Examining the gallbladder on ultrasound is not a particularly difficult skill. However, the rest of the biliary exam on point of care ultrasound (POCUS) can be both challenging and time consuming. Sometimes, the common bile duct (CBD) is not able to be positively identified. This has led to questioning the importance of this particular component of the exam. We will review some of the recent evidence in this post.
We have Patrick Bafuma back interviewing Dr. Nico Cortes-Penfeld from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He specializes in orthopedic infectious diseases. Nico and Patrick are covering septic arthritis in this conversation. We include some key pearls in the post but make sure to listen to the podcast for additional information.
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