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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

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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

    108 Human Trafficking

    108 Human Trafficking

    Join Jordan Nogle as she discusses how to deliver the very best care for possible victims of Human Trafficking.
    What are subtle signs that your patient may be a human trafficking victim? What is your initial approach? How can you give your patient multiple options on how to proceed? What resources can you use? Join Jordan as she discusses this and much more!

    • 26 min
    107 Crush Injuries

    107 Crush Injuries

    Join Dr. Alex Koo as he discusses the management of crush injuries.
    What is crush syndrome? When should you be concerned about compartment syndrome? Why can you not wait for the 6 P's to develop before treating? How should you treat? Join us for this and more!

    • 27 min
    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 at https://www.amazon.com/dp/B094GY88RK/ .  Enjoy!

    • 40 min
    104 Dental Emergencies

    104 Dental Emergencies

    Join Dr. Alex Koo, active duty Army emergency physician, as he discusses dental emergencies, a common emergency department complaint, but an uncommon educational topic.  We'll discuss an approach to collecting a focused history, physical, as well as formulating a thorough differential 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?  
    What differential should be considered for traumatic and atraumatic dental complaints? 
    How should we treat dental pain? 
    How do I splint a tooth in the emergency department? 
    We answer these questions and more in this episode!

    • 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 inpatients.
    What do you need to know from the 2018 AAP maintenance IV fluid guideline? 
    How common is hyponatremia in hospitalized patients and why does it matter to your practice? 
    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 clinical settings? 
    All of this and more from the Department of Pediatrics and the Medical College of Georgia. 
    Check out our website for detailed show-notes: https://www.augusta.edu/mcg/pediatrics/residency/podcast.php
    Special thanks to Dr. Asif Mansuri and Dr. Gene Fisher for providing peer review for this episode.
    Questions, comments, or feedback? Please email us at mcgpediatricpodcast@augusta.edu 
    Want Further Reading? Check out the clinical practice guideline from the AAP and our other references below.
    Feld LG,Neuspiel DR, Foster BA, et al. Clinical Practice Guideline: Maintenance Intravenous Fluids in Children. Pediatrics. 2018;142(6):e20183083. doi:10.1542/peds.2018-3083  Semler MW, Self WH, Wanderer JP, et al. Balanced Crystalloids versus Saline in CriticallyIll Adults. N Engl J Med. 2018;378(9):829-839. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa1711584  CuzzoB, Padala SA, Lappin SL. Vasopressin (Antidiuretic Hormone, ADH) [Updated 2020 Apr 28]. In: StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2020 Jan-. Available from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK526069/  Chowdhury, Abeed H. BSc, MRCS*; Cox, Eleanor F. PhD†; Francis, Susan T. PhD†; Lobo, Dileep N. DM, FRCS, FACS*A Randomized, Controlled, Double-Blind Crossover Study on the Effects of 2-L Infusions of 0.9% Saline and Plasma-Lyte® 148 on Renal Blood Flow Velocity and Renal Cortical Tissue Perfusion in Healthy Volunteers, Annals of Surgery: July 2012 - Volume 256 - Issue 1 - p 18-24 doi: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e318256be72  Peti-Peterdi J, Harris RC. Maculadensa sensing and signaling mechanisms of renin release. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2010;21(7):1093-1096. doi:10.1681/ASN.2009070759  Wilcox CS. Regulation of renal blood flow by plasma chloride.J Clin Invest. 1983;71(3):726-735. doi:10.1172/jci110820 

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
615 Ratings

615 Ratings

Sly105 ,

Not just for ED docs

This podcast is great for anyone doing patient care in the ED. I’m an ED tech and of course I’ll always be working within my scope but this info and the knowledge gained can really help you be a cut above the rest when it comes to anticipating the needs of your patients, nurses, docs and the rest of the support staff. Lord only knows some of the stress taken off of your docs when you have the equipment they need before they even have to ask for it. If you’re planning on going further in your healthcare career it’s a no brainer to listen to this podcast. Thanks for all the info and keep ‘em coming!

Remixologist ,

Love this podcast

I’m an EMT studying for paramedic, and this podcast has helped me have a more comprehensive grasp on the patient’s journey.


Great refresher

New listener. Im a PA student entering clinical rotations. I have ED for my first rotation and found this podcast while looking for resources to help me prepare. Podcast is fantastic and exactly what I was looking for. Not heavy on the pathophysiology (which is perfect) but a quick review on the clinical and practical approach to patients who present to the ED with this or that chief complaint. I feel much more confident going into my rotation having started this podcast.

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