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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

    92 Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

    92 Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

    Join Christopher Watson, Zac Hodges, and Dan McCollum as they discuss the management of pediatric traumatic brain injury. 

    What should you look for on exam?
    When is intubation appropriate?
    How can you treat increased intracranial pressure?
    Where should you send your patient if you are at a community emergency department?

    We go beyond the basics here, discussing a very challenging topic.  

    • 22 min
    91 Urinary Tract Infections

    91 Urinary Tract Infections

    Join emergency physician Tony Zitek as he guides you through the diagnosis and management of urinary tract infections.  Which elements of the history and physical exam are key?  What are the pearls and pitfalls in the diagnosis of UTI?  When is a culture needed?  How do I obtain a disposition?  Join us for this and more as Dr. Zitek guides us through the surprisingly tricky management of this common disease.

    • 32 min
    90 COVID-19 and the novel coronavirus

    90 COVID-19 and the novel coronavirus

    Join Dan McCollum as he discusses COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.

    What are the symptoms of this disease?
    How is it spread?
    What personal protective equipment is needed?
    What are key elements of the history and physical exam?
    Are there any treatments that help?

    This is a rapidly evolving topic, so please use multiple sources, stay informed, and follow your local hospital's guidance as this disease develops.

    • 19 min
    89 Neonatal fever

    89 Neonatal fever

    Join Zac Hodges and Dan McCollum as they have a conversation about neonatal fevers with Dr. Kathryn McLeod, an experienced pediatrician at the Children's Hospital of Georgia.  We discuss the general approach to taking the history and physical exam of a patient with a fever under the age of 90 days.  Where did prior guidelines on the initial workup come from?  How did immunizations change the risk of serious bacterial infection?  What are some recent new approaches to the febrile neonate? 

    • 29 min
    88 Pediatric Sickle Cell

    88 Pediatric Sickle Cell

    Join physicians Eric Ring, Zac Hodges, and Dan McCollum as they discuss how to properly care for the pediatric patient with sickle cell disease.  Dr. Eric Ring is a pediatric specialist in Hematology and Oncology at the Children's Hospital of Georgia in Augusta, GA.  What are the critical elements of a history of present illness?  What red flags should you look for on physical exam?  What are the dreaded complications of sickle cell disease that you should be wary of?  Join us for these questions and m

    • 24 min
    87 Pediatric DKA

    87 Pediatric DKA

    Join Zac Hodges, Chris Watson, and Dan McCollum as they discuss the management of pediatric diabetic ketoacidosis, or DKA.  What are key findings on the history and physical exam that point to DKA?  What is the initial management of these patients?  How is the management similar and different than the management of DKA in adults?  Join us for the answer to this and more.

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

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511 Ratings

511 Ratings

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Nursing Student

OH EM GEEE! I am so happy to have tripped upon this audio of jewels. How lucky am I! Thanks Steven for sharing your knowledge in an ez to learn, no fluff format. LOVE IT!

timothypac ,

Great workout listening

I really enjoy this podcast! I’m an ER PA-C this podcast has really helped me fill in some gaps in my knowledge base.

NP ER 111 ,

Great podcast for newborns in the ER!

Explained easily and thoroughly! Thanks for this great podcast.

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