Mastering the storm

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Mastering the storm

Intro: Scott Weingart explains why he meditates and how it’s like ‘kettlebells for the brain’. Main episode: Chris Hicks is a Canadian emergency physician and trauma team leader. In this episode, he gives simple practices to improve your management of an emergency department shift as well as controlling the resuscitation room in a calm, effective […]

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Angioedema

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Angioedema

Does anything work to reverse angioedema? If it’s hereditary, then icatibant may do the trick. Otherwise, there’s not much out there. Fresh frozen plasma (FFP) has it’s place in angioedema lore as something that works, but the evidence in its favor is a series of case reports. Emergency physician and angioedema researcher Gentry Wilkerson gives […]

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REBOA 101

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REBOA 101

Are you ready for REBOA? Zaf Qasim (@emeddoc) gives the ins and outs of Resusciataitve Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta http://traffic.libsyn.com/ercast/REBOA_101_ERCAST.output.mp3 Direct Download Intro Segment: Mel Herbert and I talk about our favorite podcasts as well as Mel’s new show Shabam! My Top 3: The Tim Ferriss Show, Question of the Day, Men In Blazers […]

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Which chest pain patients can be discharged?

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Which chest pain patients can be discharged?

Ryan Radecki from EM Lit of Note is here to deconstruct the HEART score, utility of stress tests in low risk patients, and his approach to low risk chest pain. As a bonus, Ryan is also the wordsmith for the show notes. http://traffic.libsyn.com/ercast/Chest_pain_2016_style.mp3 Direct Download Important stuff mentioned on this show Amal Mattu’s low risk […]

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Sepsis Demystified

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Sepsis Demystified

What is sepsis? Even the world’s experts can’t agree on what it means.  Is it infection plus organ dysfunction? That’s how surviving sepsis defines it. Is it infection with a whole body inflammatory respoinse? That’s how Wikipedia defines it. Is it two or more SIRS criteria plus infection?  All of these overlap in a Venn diagram […]

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