21 episodes

Three medical students take you on a retrospective and subjective review of high-yield concepts in medicine.

Recall Bias Addie, Kim, and Alex

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Three medical students take you on a retrospective and subjective review of high-yield concepts in medicine.

    Bayes and BNP

    Bayes and BNP

    Can a person have two functioning hearts in their chest? Can running a marathon look like a heart attack? Why is virtually everyone admitted to the hospital now via the emergency department? Join us as we ponder these questions and more in our third cardiology episode!

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Ribbons and rhythms

    Ribbons and rhythms

    How, exactly, do you say 'Torsades de Pointes' and why should you treat it empirically? Can you detect a-fib with just a wristwatch and your finger? What is the origin story of Alex's egg-related superhero powers? Join us for episode 20 as we tackle all these questions and more!

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Shapeshifters and suspension

    Shapeshifters and suspension

    Can a climbing harness lead to a systolic blood pressure of 500+? What does nitroglycerin actually do? Does the FDA approve medicines for use in patients of a certain race? Join us this week to answer these questions and more, in the first episode of Season 2 and the first episode of our cardiology series!

    • 44 min
    Veterinary tranquilizers and sea voyages

    Veterinary tranquilizers and sea voyages

    What happens when you get splashed in the eyes with a veterinary tranquilizer intended for African elephants? This week on Recall Bias we're talking about opioids: nomenclature, potency, mechanisms, rare but high yield adverse effects, as well as reversal agents. We also explore the world's most common toxin-related seafood poisoning and the "Lake Wobegon effect" for EBM.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Special K and action potentials

    Special K and action potentials

    Cocaine and wide complex tachycardia, CPR on television, which medications end up in breast milk, and practical tips for using ketamine in procedural sedation.

    • 54 min
    CT scans and owl eyes

    CT scans and owl eyes

    A deep dive into CT scanning, overdiagnosis, 'allow natural death' instead of do not resuscitate, and some messages from the illustrious law firm of Reed & Sternberg.

    • 1 hr 13 min

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I’m just glad I got into medschool before I had to compete with these juggernauts. Listen to learn at least as much as you will get from most lectures.

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