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EM Basic- your boot camp guide to emergency medicine. Made for medical students and emergency medicine interns to review common chief complaints in emergency medicine from the ground up

EM Basic Steve Carroll, DO

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    • 4.8 • 53 Ratings

EM Basic- your boot camp guide to emergency medicine. Made for medical students and emergency medicine interns to review common chief complaints in emergency medicine from the ground up

    97 The B52 is Trash

    97 The B52 is Trash

    Join ED clinical pharmacist Jimmy Pruitt and Dan McCollum as we discuss the reasons that the traditional "B52" cocktail of haloperidol, lorazepam, and diphenhydramine is badly in need of updating.

    Why this cocktail is slower than you think.
    Newer medications that are more effective.
    Smarter approaches to agitated patients.

    This podcast is being cross published with the "Pharm So Hard" podcast, an excellent podcast discussing many excellent clinical pharmacology topics.  

    • 33 min
    96 Treatment of Opioid Withdrawal with Buprenorphine

    96 Treatment of Opioid Withdrawal with Buprenorphine

    Join Dan McCollum and EM clinical pharmacist RJ LaCoursiere as they discuss the use of buprenorphine for the treatment of Opioid Use Disorder.

    Who should be considered for treatment with Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)?
    Why should it be avoided if the patient isn't in acute withdrawal?
    What is a DEA X waiver and why should you look into getting waivered?

    Free training can be found at https://nhsc.hrsa.gov/loan-repayment/receive-medication-assisted-treatment-training . 

    • 21 min
    95 Pediatric Respiratory Failure

    95 Pediatric Respiratory Failure

    Dr. Renuka Mehta, a pediatric intensivist at the Medical College of Georgia, joins Drs Matthew Smith and Zac Hodges to discuss the fundamentals of respiratory failure.

    What is exactly is respiratory failure?

    What is the role of non-invasive respiratory support in pediatric patients?

    What are the indications for emergency intubation?

    All of this and more from the Department of Pediatrics from the Medical College of Georgia.

    • 34 min
    94 Pediatric Sepsis

    94 Pediatric Sepsis

    Join doctors Smitha Mathew, Kaitlin Verdone, Zac Hodges, and Dan McCollum as they navigate the difficult waters of pediatric sepsis.  What exactly is sepsis?  Are there any differences in the treatment of pediatric sepsis compared to adult sepsis?  What should I do if I see a septic child at a small community Emergency Department?  We discuss this and more in this episode!

    • 35 min
    93 Sore Throat

    93 Sore Throat

    Dr. Tony Zitek drops some knowledge on you about the deceptively complex topic of sore throats.  What diagnoses are important other than strep and viral pharyngitis?  Why should assess neck mobility during your physical examination?  How should you treat common causes of sore throat?  Join us for this and more on this episode! 

    • 40 min
    92 Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

    92 Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

    Join Christopher Watson, Zac Hodges, and Dan McCollum as they discuss the management of pediatric traumatic brain injury. 

    What should you look for on exam?
    When is intubation appropriate?
    How can you treat increased intracranial pressure?
    Where should you send your patient if you are at a community emergency department?

    We go beyond the basics here, discussing a very challenging topic.  

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
53 Ratings

53 Ratings

Gee Adam ,

Rave Reviews

This podcast is great for medical students like myself who have a long commute. Each topic discussed is covered in enough detail to meet the educational objectives and some. Thank you Steve Carroll!

Threecows ,

Fantastic educational resource

As a former paramedic and current second-year medical student, I find Dr. Carroll's podcasts a great resource for reviewing EM management. Very much enjoy the podcasts - they are very thoroug, clearly explained and extremely helpful. Thank you for doing this!

Yellowisthenewgold ,

Very helpful

To the point and rigourous.

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