300 episodes

In-depth round table discussions with North America's brightest minds in Emergency Medicine on practical practice-changing EM topics since 2010, plus our EM Quick Hit series for a variety of short EM knowledge nuggets, and our Journal Jam series for EBM deep dives. World class Free Open Access Medical Education (FOAMed). For archived podcast episodes, show notes, quizzes, videos, discussions and an entire EM learning system, visit emergencymedicinecases.com. For donations, please visit https://emergencymedicinecases.com/donation/

Emergency Medicine Cases Dr. Anton Helman

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.6 • 80 Ratings

In-depth round table discussions with North America's brightest minds in Emergency Medicine on practical practice-changing EM topics since 2010, plus our EM Quick Hit series for a variety of short EM knowledge nuggets, and our Journal Jam series for EBM deep dives. World class Free Open Access Medical Education (FOAMed). For archived podcast episodes, show notes, quizzes, videos, discussions and an entire EM learning system, visit emergencymedicinecases.com. For donations, please visit https://emergencymedicinecases.com/donation/

    Ep 194 Subarachnoid Hemorrhage – Recognition, Workup and Diagnosis Deep Dive

    Ep 194 Subarachnoid Hemorrhage – Recognition, Workup and Diagnosis Deep Dive

    Anton is joined by the world's leading EM researcher in subarachnoid hemorrhage diagnosis Dr. Jeff Perry and EM-Stroke team clinician Dr. Katie Lin for a deep dive into why we still miss this life-threatening diagnosis, the key clinical clues, proper use of decision tools, indications for CT, indications for CTA, indications for LP and CSF interpretation for the sometimes elusive diagnosis of subarachnoid hemorrhage...

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    • 1 hr 21 min
    EM Quick Hits 56 – Nitroglycerin in SCAPE, REBOA, Diverticulitis Imaging, CRAO, Penicillin Allergy, Physician Personality

    EM Quick Hits 56 – Nitroglycerin in SCAPE, REBOA, Diverticulitis Imaging, CRAO, Penicillin Allergy, Physician Personality

    In this month's EM Quick Hits podcast: Justin Morgenstern on the first RCT of high dose nitroglycerin in SCAPE, Andrew Neill on Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta (REBOA) indications and evidence, Brit Long on indications for CT in suspected diverticulitis, Tahara Bhate on Central Retinal Artery Occlusion (CRAO) and diagnostic error, Matthew McArthur on penicillin allergy labels, myths and penicillin challenges, and Susan Lu on how ED physician personality influences patient outcomes...

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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Ep 193 The Crashing Asthmatic – Recognition and Management of Life Threatening Asthma

    Ep 193 The Crashing Asthmatic – Recognition and Management of Life Threatening Asthma

    In this part 2 of our 2-part podcast on asthma with Dr. Sameer Mal and Dr. Leeor Sommer, we dig into the recognition and management of life-threatening asthma. We answer such questions as: what are the key elements in recognition of threatening asthma? What are the most time-sensitive interventions required to break the vicious cycle of asthma? What are the best options for dosing and administering magnesium sulphate, epinephrine, fentanyl and ketamine in the management of the crashing asthmatic? What is the role of NIPPV in the management of life-threatening asthma? What are the factors we should consider when it comes to indications for endotracheal intubation of the crashing asthmatic? What role do blood gases play in the decision to intubate? What are the most appropriate ventilation strategies in the intubated asthma patient? and many more...

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    • 56 min
    Ep 192 ED Adult Asthma Management Strategies For Improved Prognosis – A Stepwise Approach

    Ep 192 ED Adult Asthma Management Strategies For Improved Prognosis – A Stepwise Approach

    In this part 1 of our 2-part podcast series on Asthma Management we explore a systematic approach to managing patients presenting to the ED with asthma exacerbations. Our discussion will emphasize the critical role of a thorough history and physical examination in effectively stratifying patient risk and guiding treatment/disposition decisions. Additionally, we'll examine the importance of providing comprehensive discharge medications and instructions to mitigate both mortality and morbidity associated with asthma exacerbations. We answer questions such as: which patients, if any, require peak expiratory flow measurements in the ED? Why is it so important to add steroid MDI therapy to oral steroid therapy in patients being discharged from the ED after an asthma exacerbation? What are the most predictive variables to risk stratify patients with asthma exacerbations to help guide treatment and disposition? and many more. Stay tuned for Part 2, where we'll delve deep into the management of the crashing asthmatic.

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    • 53 min
    EM Quick Hits 55 – Induction Agents, Gabapentinoids, Neuroprotective Intubation, Approach to Paresthesias, Preventing Burnout

    EM Quick Hits 55 – Induction Agents, Gabapentinoids, Neuroprotective Intubation, Approach to Paresthesias, Preventing Burnout

    Anand Swaminathan on an update on the appropriate selection of induction agents. Hans Rosenberg on when to use gabapentinoids for pain control in the ED. Katie Lin on pearls for neuroprotective intubation. Nour Khatib and Hamza Jalal on an approach to paresthesias in the ED. Eric Wortmann on preventing burnout in emergency medicine. Please support EM Cases with a donation https://emergencymedicinecases.com/donation/

    • 58 min
    Ep 191 The Future of EM – Systems Thinking

    Ep 191 The Future of EM – Systems Thinking

    In order fix EM, each of us needs to understand systems issues and systems thinking, and advocate for a better system based on sound systems principles and specific solutions. In this main episode EM Cases podcast Anton is joined by Dr. Alecs Chochinov and Dr. Davie Petrie, two systems thinkers and leaders in EM. They discuss solutions for how to fix EM in 5 spheres: having a coordinated mission, optimizing access points, accountability, disaster preparedness and adaptation/evolution. They answer questions such as: What can we glean from how EM has evolved in the last few decades to help shape the future? How can we utilize virtual care to make it work for us and our patients well? How can we improve our EMS systems? How can we change the system to prevent emergency provider burnout? How can we integrate systems thinking into the daily operations of EDs to improve patient flow and outcomes? and many more...

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    • 1 hr 12 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
80 Ratings

80 Ratings

Chinti89 ,

Consistent Quality

This is easily my favourite EM centric podcast. As the title implies, I find it delivers high quality content on a consistent basis. There are a few episodes that remain in my saved list - no. 75 on Decision making in EM, and no. 80 on presentation skills, are two that I have listened to more than a couple of times. It’s the right pitch and content that hooks me - good speakers, topics, EBM and ‘beyond-the-books’ experience-sharing. I continue to recommend this podcast to colleagues.

Goldsmith197 ,

Fantastic 10/10

Great variability and very interesting. Best cases ever are excellent! I also love this podcast as a tool for furthering my revision during my course. Keep up the great work!!

Matrono ,

Great

Fantastic quality in depth look at a whole range of EM issues. Best EM podcast out there by a long way!

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