What do lung nodules have to do with emergency medicine? Weʼd like to see ourselves as full time resuscitationists and while thatʼs one of our master skills, much of our job involves taking care of non-critical patients and, even more so, having conversations with patients and their families. But arenʼt pulmonary nodules someone elseʼs problem, […]
When a trauma arrest rolls though the door, chaos often ensues. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Scott Weingart returns to ERcast to share his thoughts on how to run a rational blunt trauma arrest resuscitation when you are working by yourself or with limited personnel. DIRECT DOWNLOAD THIS PODCAST Scott W’s […]
In this minicast, The Weingart Strikes Back! Scott Weingart has some issues with our last episode on managing blood pressure in acute ischemic stroke. But the Swami doesn’t take it lying down and has a few things of his own to say. DIRECT DOWNLOAD Announcement Join Scott, Swami and Rob at the Essentials of […]
It’s a double header of stroke treatment and controversy. Anand Swaminathan from EM Lyceum and Ryan Radecki from EM Literature of Note help tease out: How do you manage blood pressure in acute ischemic stroke? Should you give thrombolytics up to 4.5 hours after symptom onset? When do you decide that a CVA is actually a […]
Video laryngoscopy has changed the game in in airway management, but has it made direct laryngoscopy obsolete? Anand “The Swami” Swaminathan joins Ercast to discuss the controversy and share some of his research. Direct Download Links Discussed in this episode EM Lyceum EM Basic What’s the best bottled cold brew coffee?
Should we treat asymptomatic hyperglycemia in the emergency department? Endocrinologist Dr. Liz Stephens sets the record straight when it comes to about asymptomatic hyperglycemia. How many times have you been in this situation… you’re caring for a diabetic patient with abdominal pain and their blood sugar comes back at 350 mg/dL or maybe they were asymptomatic […]