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The World’s Okayest Medic Podcast is a new podcast for all EMS providers. Whether you’re an EMT, paramedic, nurse; work in a 911 response setting or critical care transport; and are a novice or experienced clinician, this podcast is for you.

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The World’s Okayest Medic Podcast is a new podcast for all EMS providers. Whether you’re an EMT, paramedic, nurse; work in a 911 response setting or critical care transport; and are a novice or experienced clinician, this podcast is for you.

    More Thinking About Airway (and EBM)

    More Thinking About Airway (and EBM)

    Benger JR, Kirby K, Black S, Brett SJ, Clout M, Lazaroo MJ, Nolan JP, Reeves BC, Robinson M, Scott LJ, Smartt H, South A, Stokes EA, Taylor J, Thomas M, Voss S, Wordsworth S, Rogers CA. Effect of a Strategy of a Supraglottic Airway Device vs Tracheal Intubation During Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest on Functional Outcome: The AIRWAYS-2 Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2018 Aug 28;320(8):779-791. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.11597. PMID: 30167701; PMCID: PMC6142999.

    Bernhard M, Becker TK, Gries A, Knapp J, Wenzel V. The First Shot Is Often the Best Shot: First-Pass Intubation Success in Emergency Airway Management. Anesth Analg. 2015 Nov;121(5):1389-93. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000000891. PMID: 26484464.

    Culbreth RE, Gardenhire DS. Manual bag valve mask ventilation performance among respiratory therapists. Heart Lung. 2021 May-Jun;50(3):471-475. doi: 10.1016/j.hrtlng.2020.10.012. Epub 2020 Nov 1. PMID: 33138977; PMCID: PMC7604178.

    Ioannidis JP. Effectiveness of antidepressants: an evidence myth constructed from a thousand randomized trials?. Philos Ethics Humanit Med. 2008;3:14. Published 2008 May 27. doi:10.1186/1747-5341-3-14

    Sackles, et. al. (2013). The importance of first pass success when performing orotracheal intubation in the ED. Acad Emerg Med, 20(1).

    Wang HE, Schmicker RH, Daya MR, Stephens SW, Idris AH, Carlson JN, Colella MR, Herren H, Hansen M, Richmond NJ, Puyana JCJ, Aufderheide TP, Gray RE, Gray PC, Verkest M, Owens PC, Brienza AM, Sternig KJ, May SJ, Sopko GR, Weisfeldt ML, Nichol G. Effect of a Strategy of Initial Laryngeal Tube Insertion vs Endotracheal Intubation on 72-Hour Survival in Adults With Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2018 Aug 28;320(8):769-778. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.7044. PMID: 30167699; PMCID: PMC6583103.

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    Rethinking Airway

    Rethinking Airway

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    New Year, New Dumpster Fire

    New Year, New Dumpster Fire

    Some start of a new year ramblings: EMTALA, ED wait times, COVID, royal medical directors

    REFERENCES:
    Gulya, K. (2017). Seventh Circuit Case Highlights Potential Conflict Between Powers of Medical Director and City in Discharging EMS Staff When Losing "Credentials". National Law Review. Accessed at https://www.natlawreview.com/article/seventh-circuit-case-highlights-potential-conflict-between-powers-medical-director

    Wolfberg, Wirth. (16 Nov 2021). Ambulances held hostage: Can the hospital make you stay? Accessed at https://www.ems1.com/ambulance/articles/ambulances-held-hostage-can-the-hospital-make-you-stay-jQESFoe1BQTrtUYc/

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    Christmas Clinical

    Christmas Clinical

    Carley, S. (2004). Suicide at Christmas. EMJ Online. Available at http://emj.bmj.com/content/emermed/21/6/716.full.pdf

    CDC. (2004). Fall-Related Injuries During the Holiday Season --- United States, 2000–2003. Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5348a1.htm

    Long, Brit. (2018). EM@3AM: Esophageal Foreign Bodies. EMDocs Blog. Available at http://emdocs.net/em3am-esophageal-foreign-bodies/

    Rohrer-Mirtschink S, Forster N, Giovanoli P, Guggenheim M. Major burn injuries associated with Christmas celebrations: a 41-year experience from Switzerland. Ann Burns Fire Disasters. 2015;28(1):71-75.

    Shaw, et. al. (2018). Death and readmissions after hospital discharge during the Dec holiday period. BMJ, 363.

    Shuja, Winston, Rahman, Mitty, Jaber, & Keo. Esophageal food impaction during cultural holidays and national athletic events. Gasteroenterology Report, 5(1).

    Smith, Allan, Greenlaw, Findlay, & Isles. (2013). EM admissions., deaths ant weekends and the public holiday effect. Emerg Med J, 31(1).

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    Happily Hypoxic

    Happily Hypoxic

    Omicron update, COVID stats, assessment of the hypoxic COVID patient

    Reference: Dhont, S., Derom, E., Van Braeckel, E. et al. The pathophysiology of ‘happy’ hypoxemia in COVID-19. Respir Res 21, 198 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12931-020-01462-5

    Rectal Foreign Bodies

    Rectal Foreign Bodies

    DISCLAIMER: bad words, adult topics

    Cologne, Ault. (2012). Rectal foreign bodies: what is the current standard? Clin Colon Rectal Surg, 25, 214-18.

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