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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

    April 2021

    April 2021

    In the April edition of Critical Decisions in Emergency Medicine, Drs. Danya Khoujah and Wendy Chang take on the great outdoors and discuss the various forms of high-altitude illness, including acute mountain sickness, high-altitude cerebral edema, and high-altitude pulmonary edema. They’ll also discuss the presentation and management of several tick- and mosquito-borne illnesses, such as Lyme disease and West Nile virus, which often go overlooked. As always, you’ll hear about the hot topics covered in CDEM’s regular features, including our newest feature, Clinical Pediatrics.

    • 33 min
    March 2021

    March 2021

    In the March episode of Critical Decisions in Emergency Medicine, Drs. Danya Khoujah and Wendy Chang take a close look at pediatric psychiatric emergencies, including depression, suicidal ideation, and even agitation. They’ll also be joined by author Dr. Bradford Schwartz, who describes the dangers associated with synthetic drugs of abuse, which are more popular and available than ever before. And, as always, you’ll hear about the hot topics covered in CDEM’s regular features, including our newest feature, Critical Pediatrics.

    • 30 min
    February 2021

    February 2021

    In the February episode of Critical Decisions in Emergency Medicine, Drs. Danya Khoujah and Wendy Chang unveil a new feature on Clinical Pediatrics and discuss immunoglobulin A vasculitis, formerly known as Henoch-Schönlein purpura. They are joined by author Dr. Ryan Spangler who describes important differences in the evaluation and management of elderly patients with chest pain. And, as always, you’ll hear about the hot topics covered in CDEM’s regular features, including Critical Image and Critical Procedure.

    • 31 min
    January 2021

    January 2021

    In the January episode of Critical Decisions in Emergency Medicine, Drs. Danya Khoujah and Wendy Chang dive into an emotionally charged topic: child abuse, a public health crisis that crosses all socioeconomic, racial, and ethnic lines. They’ll also unmask the Great Masquerader, infectious endocarditis, to help you identify patients at high risk of this potentially devastating disease, which can lead to irreversible structural damage to the heart and other organ systems. And, as always, you’ll get the 411 on the pressing subjects covered in CDEM’s regular features, including Drug Box and Tox Box.

    • 31 min
    December 2020

    December 2020

    In the December episode of Critical Decisions in Emergency Medicine, Drs. Danya Khoujah and Wendy Chang tackle a hot topic: fire-related injuries, including smoke inhalation and thermal and soft tissue burns. They’ll tell you what you need to know to administer aggressive treatment in the prehospital environment and emergency department. They’ll also delve into another emotionally-charged topic: strangulation injuries, a relatively common presentation among victims of intimate partner violence and sexual assault, and a factor in approximately 10% of violent deaths. And, as always, you’ll get the 411 on the pressing subjects covered in CDEM’s regular features, including Critical ECG and Critical Image.

    • 31 min
    November 2020

    November 2020

    In the November episode of Critical Decisions in Emergency Medicine, Drs. Danya Khoujah and Wendy Chang translate the whistles and squeaks created by stridor, a common sign of airway compromise in pediatric patients. They’ll also be joined by author Dr. Brit Long, who describes some of the most troublesome complications that lead cancer patients to the emergency department, some of which pose grave threats to quality of life. And, as always, you’ll hear about the hot topics covered in CDEM’s regular features, including LLSA Review and Critical Ortho and Trauma.

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

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Entertaining and fantastic information. Rare to find both.

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Fun on the run!!!THANK YOU !
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Great discussion-based reviews of EM cases

I am an FP, but nevertheless enjoyed the co-hosts’ teaching one another the pearls and principles they learned from the articles. Entertaining and engaging format!

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