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TamingtheSRU UC Department of Emergency Medicine

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www.tamingthesru.com - Free. Open-Access. Focused on Emergency Medicine, critical care and prehospital medicine, as well as practice algorithms and decreasing knowledge translation in Med Ed.

    What Drip After the Drop - Post Cardiac Arrest Hypotension

    What Drip After the Drop - Post Cardiac Arrest Hypotension

    During a cardiac arrest resuscitation, finally palpating a pulsatile flow beneath your gloved fingertips brings a sense of satisfaction like no other. But just as you go to finally breathe a sigh of relief and wipe the beading sweat off your brow, your now widening pupils focus on the patient’s steadily plummeting blood pressure. As you begin to sense your own heart palpitating, you think about medications to utilize in hopes of staving off another round of chest compressions. Since you’ve already given four doses of code-dose epinephrine, maybe an epinephrine infusion is best? You also recall that norepinephrine seems to be a popular choice in patients with shock, so maybe you should start that instead?

    • 4 min
    Family Presence During Cardiac Arrest Resuscitations

    Family Presence During Cardiac Arrest Resuscitations

    Cardiac arrests are an inevitable reality for emergency medicine providers. There is often a debate on whether family members presence during CPR will lead to more emotional burdens on the family members who witnessed these resuscitations. Dr Melanie Yates summarizes this recent study that aimed to determine if there are increased rates of PTSD-related symptoms of close relatives who witnessed CPR of a family member.

    • 3 min
    Doppler US For Pulse Checks

    Doppler US For Pulse Checks

    Palpating a pulse during a resuscitation can be more challenging than it seems. Digital palpation of femoral pulses may lack sensitivity and specificity needed to accurately detect the presence of a pulse. In this Journal Club recap, Dr Martina Diaz summarizes a recently published paper looking at the use of Doppler ultrasound for pulse checks.

    • 4 min
    A Life Saving Bolus? Fluids at the Time of Intubation

    A Life Saving Bolus? Fluids at the Time of Intubation

    In this podcast, Dr. Courtney Kein breaks down a recently published article examining the effects of a bolus of IVF at the time of intubation. Does a push of fluid prevent peri-intubation hemodynamic collapse?

    • 9 min
    Bougie so Bougie

    Bougie so Bougie

    In this Journal Club paper breakdown, Dr Bailee Stark recaps the findings of a recently published study by Driver et al looking at the effect of bougie aided intubation vs standard stylet intubation.

    • 4 min
    Tube Thoracostomy - Tiny Tubes for Bloody Effusions

    Tube Thoracostomy - Tiny Tubes for Bloody Effusions

    In this Journal Club podcast, PGY-3 Tony Fabiano breaks down a paper from the Journal of Trauma comparing the effectiveness and patient perception of pigtail catheters versus standard chest tubes for hemothorax in the setting of trauma. Is a tiny tube effective at all in draining blood from the chest?

    • 19 min

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34 Ratings

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Adding their own touch and approach to EM podcasts. Easy to listen to. Great job!!

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