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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

    • Health & Fitness

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

    106 MIS-C or Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children

    106 MIS-C or Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children

    Join Zac Hodges as he discusses MIS-C with two local experts. Dr. Pushpa Shivaram is a pediatric cardiologist and Dr. Julisa Patel is a pediatric rheumatologist.  They discuss

    What this syndrome is
    How to make this tough diagnosis
    Proper management of patients

    This is a brand new disease that we all need a refresher on.

    • 21 min
    105 Staying Cool Under Pressure or Building Sangfroid

    105 Staying Cool Under Pressure or Building Sangfroid

    Join emergency physician Dan Dworkis as he discusses with Dan McCollum how to remain cool under pressure.  Dan and Dan discuss

    The importance of being cool under pressure
    The fallacy of believing experience equals the ability to handle pressure.
    Strategies for junior learners to build sangfroid

    This is a joint podcast between EM Basic and the Emergency Mind Podcast.  You can find dozens of other podcasts at https://www.emergencymind.com/ or pick up his excellent new book.

    • 40 min
    104 Dental Emergencies

    104 Dental Emergencies

    Join Dr. Alex Koo as he discusses dental emergencies, a common emergency department complaint. We'll discuss an approach to collecting a focused history, physical, and treatments for common ED dental emergencies. Some questions that we'll answer are:
    What are the red flags we should be aware about for dental complaints?
    What is the basic anatomy and nomenclature for numbering teeth?
    How should we treat dental pain?
    How do I splint a tooth in the emergency department?

    • 28 min
    103 Pediatric IV Fluids

    103 Pediatric IV Fluids

    Pediatric intensivist Dr. Will Cagle joins the show to discuss the AAP Maintenance IV fluid guidelines and considerations when choosing IV fluids for pediatric patients.

    What is SIADH and how does it contribute to hyponatremia in acutely ill children? 

    How can we prevent hyponatremia in our hospitalized patients? 

    What are the differences between hypotonic and isotonic fluids? 

    What are balanced solutions and why might they be preferred as compared to saline in some settings? 

    • 36 min
    102 Transfusions of Blood Products

    102 Transfusions of Blood Products

    Join EM physicians Mike Samuels and Dan McCollum as they discuss different blood products that can be transfused. 

    Why don't we commonly use whole blood?
    Who needs to receive packed red blood cells?
    Are there any dangers to giving platelets?
    When is fresh frozen plasma needed? 

    Episode 100 discussed potential complications, while this episode will discuss why you should be using these products.  Enjoy!

    • 25 min
    101 Kawasaki Disease

    101 Kawasaki Disease

    Dr. Pushpa Shivaram, an assistant professor of pediatrics and pediatric cardiologist at the Medical College of Georgia, joins Dr. Zac Hodges and Sonal Dugar (M4) to discuss this very important topic in pediatric medicine.

    What exactly is Kawasaki disease and why is this topic so important?

    How do you make the diagnosis and what other diagnoses should you consider?

    What is the first-line treatment?

    When should you get an echocardiogram?

    • 26 min

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