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ACEP Critical Decisions in Emergency Medicine American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)

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Podcast by American College of Emergency Physicians

    August 2020

    August 2020

    In the August episode of Critical Decisions in Emergency Medicine, Drs. Danya Khoujah and Wendy Chang break down the acute management of diabetic ketoacidosis, a potentially fatal hyperglycemic crisis that can lead to dangerous electrolyte abnormalities, including hypokalemia, if not recognized and treated early. They’ll also discuss ways to avoid a common and frustrating problem in the emergency department: patients who leave the hospital against medical advice. In addition, you’ll hear about the hot topics covered in the publication’s regular features, including Critical ECG and Critical Procedure.

    • 32 min
    July 2020

    July 2020

    In this month’s episode of Critical Decisions in Emergency Medicine, Drs. Danya Khoujah and Wendy Chang provide the 411 on recognizing and managing blunt trauma in athletes, including concussions, spinal injuries, chest injuries, and even life-threatening presentations, such as commotio cordis. They also discuss the various approaches to the investigations and treatment of pulmonary effusions, a common disease feature that is not often discussed. In addition, you’ll hear about the hot topics covered in the publication’s regular features, including Critical Procedure and Critical Orthopedics and Trauma.

    • 36 min
    June 2020

    June 2020

    In this month’s episode of Critical Decisions in Emergency Medicine, Drs. Danya Khoujah and Wendy Chang tell you all you need to know about managing pediatric dehydration, a common but often deceptively difficult condition to diagnose. They’ll also jump into postintubation care with optimum sedation and analgesia regimens and tips for treating the hemodynamic derangements that many intubated patients exhibit. In addition, you’ll hear about the hot topics covered in the publication’s regular features, including Critical ECG and Critical Orthopedics and Trauma.

    • 31 min
    May 2020

    May 2020

    In this month’s episode of Critical Decisions in Emergency Medicine, Drs. Danya Khoujah and Wendy Chang cut through the uncertainty surrounding global PPE guidelines and discuss the vital role protective equipment plays in infection control. They’ll also highlight an often-overlooked but potentially deadly diagnosis: elder abuse, a growing risk in both domestic and institutional settings. In addition, you’ll hear about the hot topics covered in the publication’s regular features, including Critical ECG and Critical Orthopedics and Trauma.

    • 32 min
    April 2020

    April 2020

    In this month’s episode of Critical Decisions in Emergency Medicine, Drs. Danya Khoujah and Wendy Chang discuss how to minimize the dangers posed by pediatric respiratory viruses, including influenza, bronchiolitis, and croup. They’ll also tackle the revolutionary world of immunotherapy, which can lead to unique and life-threatening complications in cancer patients. In addition, you’ll hear about the hot topics covered in the publication’s regular features, including Critical ECG and Critical Orthopedics and Trauma.

    • 32 min
    Critical Decisions in Emergency Medicine - March 2020

    Critical Decisions in Emergency Medicine - March 2020

    In this month’s episode of Critical Decisions in Emergency Medicine, Drs. Danya Khoujah and Wendy Chang discuss managing the extremes of heat and cold – an increasing challenge for adventure-seekers, who are exploring hazardous environments with increasing ease and regularity. They’ll also be joined by Dr. Aleta Hong, who will share lifesaving information on the management of pulmonary embolisms, 25% which are evidenced by sudden death. In addition, you’ll hear about the hot topics covered in the publication’s regular features, including Critical ECG and Critical Orthopedics and Trauma.

    • 31 min

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