As point of care ultrasound (POCUS) continues to expand in roles, the diagnosis of appendicitis using POCUS is one application with growing evidence. This is especially true for the pediatric population. In this blog and podcast learn how to diagnose appendicitis by POCUS and some of the most recent evidence.
In emergency medicine, we are generally very good about evaluating chest pain. We also are familiar with procedures including coronary artery bypass grafts (CABG). However, in patients with recent CABG, there are some key reminders we need with this patient population.
Both Patrick Bafuma and Dr. Sandra Gompf who specializes in infectious disease (Gompf's ID Pearls) are back this time to discuss some unique cases regarding antibiotic stewardship in the emergency department.
For this round of EM ID, Patrick Bafuma interviews Dr. Sandra Gompf who specializes in infectious disease and has Gompf's ID Pearls. They focus primarily on delirium, indwelling Foley catheters, and callbacks.
We have started partnering with EB Medicine to provide you with some great content. For our first post, we will cover the use of point of care ultrasound (POCUS) for the pediatric trauma patient.
This is not a podcast covering clinical content. Instead, the focus will be about being a podcast guest and recording your own podcasts. For that reason, it may not apply for you right now but if you are ever thinking about doing either, come back here. Speaking of, we are always looking for guests and if you are interested please contact us.
This is a special sort of "bonus" podcast where we discuss with David Fifer a topic that was brought up entirely for fun: the nocebo effect. Take a listen as we provide some real life examples of this phenomenon in action.
To celebrate the Fourth of July, David Fifer joined us to talk about heat exhaustion, heat stroke, and the dogma around these conditions. This topic is one that is frequently misunderstood and David helps us understand the key pearls and pitfalls with heat stress emergencies.
Patrick O'Malley is an emergency medicine physician that invented the IRIG-8 device. He decided to create a device that he feels is better than what was previously on the market in regards to wound irrigation. Learn how he developed the device and how he has incorporated it into his practice.
Point of care ultrasound (POCUS) is becoming more widely used in a variety of musculoskeletal applications and this includes infectious pathology such as flexor tenosynovitis. In this blog and podcast, we talk about a recent paper regarding the diagnostic utility of this condition.
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