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Get quick-hit summaries of hot topics in emergency medicine. EMplify summarizes evidence-based reviews in a monthly podcast. Highlights of the latest research published in EB Medicine’s peer-reviewed journals educate and arm you for life in the ED.

EMplify by EB Medicine Sam Ashoo, MD

    • Medicine
    • 4.7 • 30 Ratings

Get quick-hit summaries of hot topics in emergency medicine. EMplify summarizes evidence-based reviews in a monthly podcast. Highlights of the latest research published in EB Medicine’s peer-reviewed journals educate and arm you for life in the ED.

    Episode 51 - Nonoperative Management of Traumatic Hemorrhagic Shock in the Emergency Department

    Episode 51 - Nonoperative Management of Traumatic Hemorrhagic Shock in the Emergency Department

    EMplify November 2020
    An Evidence-Based Approach to Nonoperative Management of Traumatic Hemorrhagic Shock in the Emergency Department (https://www.ebmedicine.net/topics/hematologic/hemorrhagic-shock)
    Authors:
    Christopher Pitotti, MD, FACEP
    Jason David, MD
    Topics:
    The Lethal Triad
    Prehospital Care

    *

    * Tourniquets - Placement and Pitfalls
    * Stop The Bleed
    * Hemostatic Dressings
    * TXA
    * Temperature Management



    ED Assessment

    *

    * Shock Recognition
    * Predictors of Massive Transfusion
    * Imaging

    * Ultrasound - eFAST
    * CT


    * Labs

    * Viscoelastic Clot Testing


    * Treatment

    * REBOA- Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta
    * CPR
    * Resuscitative Thoracotomy
    * Airway - Intubation
    * Breathing
    * Circulation

    * Massive Transfusion
    * Crystalloid
    * Blood Products







    Special Populaations
     
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    • 33 min
    Episode 50 - Management of Deep Vein Thrombosis in the Emergency Department

    Episode 50 - Management of Deep Vein Thrombosis in the Emergency Department

    EMplify October 2020

    Management of Deep Vein Thrombosis in the Emergency Department
     
    Authors:

    Shane R. Sergent, DO, FAAEM, FACOEP, FAWM, RDMS
    Michael Galuska, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
    John Ashurst, DO, MSc, FACEP, FACOEP
     
    Topics:
    Epidemiology
    Causes:
    • Unprovoked
    • Provoked
    Risk Factors
    Testing
    • D-dimer
    • Ultrasound
    Anticoagulation
    • Heparins
    • DOACs
    • Warfarin
    • Other
    Special Populations
    • Malignancy
    • Pregnancy
    • Elderly
    • Distal Calf DVT
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    • 31 min
    Episode 49 - Emergency Care for Transgender and Gender-Diverse Children and Adolescents - An Interview With Dr. Hannah Janeway and Dr. Clinton Coil

    Episode 49 - Emergency Care for Transgender and Gender-Diverse Children and Adolescents - An Interview With Dr. Hannah Janeway and Dr. Clinton Coil

    Emergency Care for Transgender and Gender-Diverse Children and Adolescents - An Interview With Dr. Hannah Janeway and Dr. Clinton Coil
     
    This issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice is available at no cost here:
    https://www.ebmedicine.net/topics/ethics/trasnsgender-gender-diverse-children (https://www.ebmedicine.net/topics/ethics/trasnsgender-gender-diverse-children)

    Topics:

    What is the difference between gender and sexual orientation?
    What are some of the terms we may encounter (current or retired)?
    How does a lack of knowledge / competency regarding care for transgender and gender diverse (TGD) youth create barriers to effective care? Or negatively affect the quality of care these patients receive?
    What is the best way to approach a transgender patient in the ER?
    There are a number of ways transgender patient may alter their appearance. Why are these methods relevant (complications) and how do I ask about them?

    Tucking
    Packing
    Binding


    * What medical gender-affirming therapies are currently available? And what complications can they cause?

    Pubertal suppression
    Feminizing or masculinizing hormones
    Contraception


    Is gender-affirming surgery used in this population ? What types (chest, genital) ?
    STI’s and Pregnancy are still considerations, correct?
    What are some of the problems that transgender youth have an increased risk of?

    Substance abuse
    Suicide
    Self harm
    Anxiety
    Depression
    Eating disorders
    Physicians and sexual violence
    Family rejection
    Homelessness
    Food insecurity
    Poverty


    * What are some helpful resources if I want to learn more?

    UCSF Center for Excellence for Transgender Health (https://prevention.ucsf.edu/transhealth)
    PFLAG (https://pflag.org/)



     
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    • 54 min
    Episode 48 - Infective Endocarditis

    Episode 48 - Infective Endocarditis

    EMplify September 2020 – Infective Endocarditis

    Topics:

    * Definition and new classification methods.
    * Changes in at-risk patients in the U.S.
    * History and Examination
    * Imaging

    * Chest Xray
    * Trans-throacic Echocardiography (TTE)
    * Trans-esophagel Echocardiography (TEE)
    * CT Angiography
    * MRI


    * Bacteriology
    * Antibiotics
    * Summary


    Write us at emplify@ebmedicine.net

    • 24 min
    Episode 47 - Racism In Medicine with Dr. Maurice Selby

    Episode 47 - Racism In Medicine with Dr. Maurice Selby

    EMplify August 2020 – Racism In Medicine with Dr. Maurice Selby, Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, Emory School of Medicine
    Host- Health In Harlem radio show (WHCR 90.3 FM)and podcast

     
    Topics:

    * History of racism in medicine

    * Niggerology
    * Experimentation on Women
    * Pain thresholds, endurance to harsh environments, food and water


    * Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) and their role in racism
    * Non-compliant patients
    * Believing your patient
    * Poor outcomes in medicine due to racial bias
    * Bereaving families
    * Racism among physicians and providers

    * Micro agressions
    * What it’s like to experience racism as a physician.


    * Next steps.


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    • 58 min
    Episode 46 - (Part 2) Ventilator Management of Adult Patients in the ED: An Interview with Dr. Ryan Pedigo

    Episode 46 - (Part 2) Ventilator Management of Adult Patients in the ED: An Interview with Dr. Ryan Pedigo

    EMplify July 2020 – Ventilator Management Of Adult Patients with Dr. Ryan Pedigo, Part 2
    Topics:

    * ARDS
    * COVD-19

    * Lung Compliance
    * Prone Positioning


    * Metabolic Derangements

    * DKA


    * Capnography and Waveform Analysis

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    Write us at emplify@ebmedicine.net

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

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30 Ratings

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Great podcast!

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Excellent content!

Great summaries of the evidence in emergency medicine. Enjoying listening every month!

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Good content a bit dry

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