Take a deeper dive into our peer-reviewed emergency medicine content with the EMplify podcast. Join hosts Sam Ashoo, MD and T.R. Eckler, MD for educational, conversational reviews of current evidence guaranteed to help you make your best clinical decisions. Each high-yield episode gives you practical, time-tested guidance from practicing emergency medicine clinicians and subject-matter experts. Listen and learn!
Substance Use in Adolescents
In this episode, Sam Ashoo, MD, and TR Eckler, MD, discuss the October 2023 Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice article, Substance Use in Adolescents: Recognition and Management in the Emergency Department (https://www.ebmedicine.net/topics/trauma/pediatric-emergency-medicine-substance-use) and the October 2023 Emergency Medicine Practice article, Evidence-Based Emergency Department Management of Migraine and Other Primary Headaches (https://www.ebmedicine.net/topics/neurologic/emergency-medicine-primary-headache)Substance Use In Adolescents EpidemiologyRisk FactorsDifferential DiagnosisPrehospital CareED History and Physical ExamUrine Drug ScreenTreatment* Marijuana* Alcohol* Methaphetamines* MDMA* Cocaine* OpioidsDispositionMigraine and Other Primary HeadachesEpidemiologyCluster HeadachesMedication Overuse HeadacheNerve Blocks* Greater Occipital* Sphenopalatine GanglionPregnant PatientsDispositionCheck out the clinical pathway at https://clinicalpathways.ebmedicine.net (https://clinicalpathways.ebmedicine.net/)
In this episode, Sam Ashoo, MD, and TR Eckler, MD, discuss the September 2023 Emergency Medicine Practice article, Emergency Department Management of Patients With Rectal Bleeding (https://www.ebmedicine.net/topics/gastrointestinal/emergency-medicine-rectal-bleeding)Etiology/pathophysiologyRisk factorsDifferential diagnosisPrehospital careED history and physical examDiagnostic studies* Laboratory testing* Imaging studiesTreatment* Transfusion* Coagulation reversal* EmbolizationSpecial Populations* Pediatrics* Pregnant patients* Elderly patientsScoring systemsDispositionCheck out the clinical pathway at https://clinicalpathways.ebmedicine.net (https://clinicalpathways.ebmedicine.net/)
Pulmonary Embolism with Al Sacchettii, MD
In this episode, Sam Ashoo, MD, and TR Eckler, MD, interview Al Sacchetti, MD, about the August 2023 Emergency Medicine Practice article, Evidence-Based Management of Pulmonary Embolism in the Emergency Department (https://www.ebmedicine.net/topics/cardiovascular/emergency-medicine-pulmonary-embolism)Etiology/pathophysiologyRisk factorsDifferential diagnosisPrehospital careED history and physical examDiagnostic scoring systemsPregnant patients Diagnostic studies* ECG* D-Dimer* Troponin & BNP* Chest x-ray* CT * V/Q scans* MRI* USTreatment* IV fluids* Anticoagulation* Vasopressors* Thrombolytics* Thrombectomy* ECMODispositionCheck out the clinical pathway at https://clinicalpathways.ebmedicine.net (https://clinicalpathways.ebmedicine.net/)
Acute Pericarditis & Myocarditis
In this episode, Sam Ashoo, MD, and TR Eckler, MD, discuss the July 2023 Emergency Medicine Practice article, Diagnosing and Treating Pericarditis and Myocarditis in the Emergency Department (https://www.ebmedicine.net/topics/cardiovascular/emergency-medicine-pericarditis-myocarditis)EpidemiologyNomenclatureEtiologyDifferential diagnosisPrehospital careED history and physicalDiagnostics* ECG* Labs* Imaging (X-ray, CT, US, MRI)Treatment Special populations* COVID-19* Athletes* MIS-C
In this episode, Sam Ashoo, MD, and TR Eckler, MD, discuss the June 2023 Emergency Medicine Practice article, Hypertensive Emergencies: Guidelines and Best Practice Recommendations (https://www.ebmedicine.net/topics/cardiovascular/emergency-medicine-hypertensive-emergencies)EpidemiologyEtiologyDifferential diagnosisPrehospital careHistory and physical DiagnosticsTreatment* Acute decompensated heart failure* Acute ischemic stroke* Acute coronary syndrome* Intracerebral hemorrhage* Subarachnoid hemorrhage* Aortic dissection* Hypertensive encephalopathy* Severe pre-eclampsia and eclampsiaControversies* Arterial line placement* Beta blockers and cocaineRisk management caveatsSummary
GI Foreign Body Ingestion
In this episode, Sam Ashoo, MD, and TR Eckler, MD, discuss the May 2023 Emergency Medicine Practice article on Emergency Department Management of Gastrointestinal Foreign Body Ingestion (https://www.ebmedicine.net/topics/gastrointestinal/emergency-medicine-foreign-bodies)EpidemiologyEtiology - types of ingestionsAnatomy - common locations by age* Food impaction* Sharp objects* Button batteries* Magnets* Colorectal foreign bodiesPrehospital careHistory and PhysicalImagingExpectant managementEndoscopic removalNon-endoscopic techniquesBody PackingGlucagonGastric button batteriesSummary
This podcast is great review for us long-standing lovers of emergency medicine ❤️ Thank you for sharing your wisdom ! 🙏🏻
Great summaries of the evidence in emergency medicine. Enjoying listening every month!
Good content a bit dry
The content is great but I wish they presented it in a more interesting way. It sounds like someone reading off PowerPoint slides.