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Our near daily podcasts move quickly to reflect current events, are inspired by real patient care, and speak to the true nature of what it’s like to work in the Emergency Room or Pre-Hospital Setting. Each medical minute is recorded in a real emergency department, by the emergency physician or clinical pharmacist on duty – the ER is our studio and everything is live.

Our near daily podcasts move quickly to reflect current events, are inspired by real patient care, and speak to the true nature of what it’s like to work in the Emergency Room or Pre-Hospital Setting. Each medical minute is recorded in a real emergency department, by the emergency physician or clinical pharmacist on duty – the ER is our studio and everything is live.
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Our near daily podcasts move quickly to reflect current events, are inspired by real patient care, and speak to the true nature of what it’s like to work in the Emergency Room or Pre-Hospital Setting. Each medical minute is recorded in a real emergency department, by the emergency physician or clinical pharmacist on duty – the ER is our studio and everything is live.

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Episodes

Podcast #380: Oxygen for the kill

9/17/2018
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Author: Ryan Circh, MD Educational Pearls: References: Chu DK, et al (2018). Mortality and morbidity in acutely ill adults treated with liberal versus conservative oxygen therapy (IOTA): a systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet. 391(10131):1693-1705

Duration:00:03:10

Podcast #379: Patient Perspectives of the Flu

9/14/2018
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Author: Sam Killian, MD Educational Pearls:

Duration:00:04:54

Podcast #378: Is That a Brown Recluse Spider Bite?

9/12/2018
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Author: Michael Hunt, MD Educational Pearls: References: Stoecker WV, Vetter RS, Dyer JA. NOT RECLUSE-A Mnemonic Device to Avoid False Diagnoses of Brown Recluse Spider Bites. JAMA Dermatol. 2017 May 1;153(5):377-378. doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5665. PubMed PMID: 28199453.

Duration:00:04:17

Podcast #377: Endocarditis

9/10/2018
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Author: Nick Tsipis, MD Educational Pearls: References: Long B, Koyfman A. Infectious endocarditis: An update for emergency clinicians. Am J Emerg Med. 2018 Sep;36(9):1686-1692. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2018.06.074. Epub 2018 Jul 2. Review. PubMed PMID: 30001813. Murdoch DR, Corey GR, Hoen B et. al. International Collaboration on Endocarditis-Prospective Cohort Study (ICE-PCS) Investigators. Clinical presentation, etiology, and outcome of infective endocarditis in the 21st century: the...

Duration:00:03:37

Podcast #376: Alcohol Intoxication

9/8/2018
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Educational Pearls: Editor’s note: check out our podcast on ketamine for alcohol withdrawal here References: Jung YC, Namkoong K. Alcohol: intoxication and poisoning - diagnosis and treatment. Handb Clin Neurol. 2014;125:115-21. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-444-62619-6.00007-0. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). "Vital signs: binge drinking prevalence, frequency, and intensity among adults-United States, 2010." MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report 61.1 (2012): 14.

Duration:00:04:39

Podcast #375: Retrograde Urethrogram

9/6/2018
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Author: Jared Scott, MD Educational Pearls: References: Avery, L. (2012). Imaging of male pelvic trauma. Radiologic Clinics of North America., 50(6), 1201-1217.

Duration:00:05:04

Podcast #374: Iliac Artery Endofibrosis

9/4/2018
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Author: Sue Chilton, MD Educational Pearls: References: Mansour A, Murney S, Jordan K, Laperna L. Endofibrosis: an unusual cause of leg pain in an athlete. J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 2016 Jan-Feb;56(1-2):157-61. Epub 2015 Jul 3. PubMed PMID: 26140352. Peach G, Schep G, Palfreeman R, Beard JD, Thompson MM, Hinchliffe RJ. Endofibrosis and kinking of the iliac arteries in athletes: a systematic review. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2012;43(2):208–17.

Duration:00:03:18

Podcast # 373: Legionnaires Disease

9/1/2018
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Author: Gretchen Hinson, MD Educational Pearls: Legionella pneumophilia References Pierre DM, Baron J, Yu VL, Stout JE. Diagnostic testing for Legionnaires’ disease. Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials. 2017;16:59. doi:10.1186/s12941-017-0229-6. Cunha BA, Cunha CB. Legionnaire's Disease and its Mimics: A Clinical Perspective. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2017 Mar;31(1):95-109. doi: 10.1016/j.idc.2016.10.008. Review.

Duration:00:03:59

Podcast # 372: The Latest on Epinephrine in Cardiac Arrest

8/30/2018
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Author: Don Stader, MD Educational Pearls: Editor’s note: NNT for epinephrine to prevent one death in this study was 115 - compared to bystander CPR (NNT 15) and defibrillation (NNT 5) from prior studies. References Perkins GD et. al. . A Randomized Trial of Epinephrine in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest. N Engl J Med. 2018 Aug 23;379(8):711-721. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1806842. Epub 2018 Jul 18. Kitamura T, Kiyohara K, Sakai T, et al. Public-access defibrillation and out-of-hospital...

Duration:00:03:39

Podcast # 371: EKG changes of Hyperkalemia

8/28/2018
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Author: Jared Scott, MD Educational Pearls: EKG changes do not necessarily correlate to degree of hyperkalemia Traditional progression through peaked T-waves, flattened p-waves, QRS widening, and then sine-waves before asystole References Mattu A, Brady WJ, Robinson DA. Electrocardiographic manifestations of hyperkalemia. Am J Emerg Med. 2000;18:721–729.

Duration:00:03:19

Podcast # 369: Five powerful toxins - the definitive list?

8/22/2018
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Author: Michael Hunt, MD Educational Pearls: Here is a list of some very toxic natural substances: #5: Tetrodotoxin: Found in pufferfish and other aquatic species #4: Ricin: made from castor beans #3: Mercury: natural element absorbable through skin and gloves #2: Batrachotoxin: found on poison dart frogs #1: Botulinum toxin: produced by Clostridium botulinum and causes a descending paralysis Editor's note: batrachotoxin is thought to be accumulated by the beatles and other...

Duration:00:03:47

Podcast # 368: Prehospital Plasma

8/20/2018
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Author: Aaron Lessen, MD Educational Pearls: Editor's note: a similar study published in Lancet at the same time showed no mortality benefit from prehospital administration of plasma in a slightly different population which had much shorter ground transport times a major trauma center References Sperry JL, Guyette FX, Brown JB, Yazer MH, Triulzi DJ, Early-Young BJ, Adams PW, Daley BJ, Miller RS, Harbrecht BG, Claridge JA, Phelan HA, Witham WR, Putnam AT, Duane TM, Alarcon LH,...

Duration:00:02:07

Podcast # 367: Digital Necrosis after Epinephrine Drip

8/17/2018
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Podcast # 367: Digital Necrosis after Epinephrine Drip Author: Jared Scott, MD. Educational Pearls: References Daroca-Pérez, R., & Carrascosa, M. F. . Digital necrosis: a potential risk of high-dose norepinephrine. Therapeutic Advances in Drug Safety. 2017. 8(8), 259–261. http://doi.org/10.1177/2042098617712669.

Duration:00:04:55

Podcast # 366: Ehlers Danlos

8/15/2018
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Podcast # 366: Ehlers Danlos Author: Gretchen Hinson, MD. Educational Pearls: Heritable mutation in collagen synthesis and expression commonly resulting in joint hyperextension and skin elasticity. References Byers PH, Murray ML (2012). "Heritable collagen disorders: the paradigm of Ehlers–Danlos syndrome". Journal of Investigative Dermatology. 132 (E1): E6–11. Pepin MG, Byers PH. Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Type IV. In: Pagon RA, Bird TD, Dolan CR, et al., eds. GeneReviews [Internet]....

Duration:00:04:05

Podcast # 365: Renal Trigger Point Injections

8/13/2018
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Author: Erik Verzemnieks, MD Educational Pearls: References Iguchi, M et al. Randomized trial of trigger point injection for renal colic. International Journal of Urology. 2002. 9(9): 475-479

Duration:00:01:45

Podcast # 364: Other causes of ST elevation

8/10/2018
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Author: Peter Bakes, MD Educational Pearls: References Victor F. Froelicher; Jonathan Myers (2006). Exercise and the heart. Elsevier Health Sciences. pp. 138–. ISBN 978-1-4160-0311-3. Nagle RE, Williams DO. (1974) Proceedings: Natural history of ventricular aneurysm without surgical treatment. British Heart Journal, 36:1037.

Duration:00:06:07

Podcast # 363: Ketamine for Alcohol Withdrawal

8/8/2018
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Educational Pearls: References Pizon A, Lynch M, Benedict N, et al. 2018. Adjunct Ketamine Use in the Management of Severe Ethanol Withdrawal. Critical Care Medicine. 46(8):e768-e771. Shah, P., McDowell, M., Ebisu, R. et al. J. Med. Toxicol. (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13181-018-0662-8

Duration:00:02:10

Podcast # 362: Giant Hogweed

8/6/2018
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Author: John Winkler, MD Educational Pearls: References Diebel, Matthew (18 June 2018). "Giant Hogweed, a Plant That Can Cause Burns and Blindness, Found in Virginia". USA Today.

Duration:00:02:22

Podcast # 361: Vertiginous Dizziness

8/3/2018
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Author: Peter Bakes, MD Educational Pearls: References Baloh RW. Differentiating between peripheral and central causes of vertigo. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1998; 119:55. Chase M, Goldstein JN, Selim MH, et al. A prospective pilot study of predictors of acute stroke in emergency department patients with dizziness. Mayo Clin Proc 2014; 89:173. Kerber KA, Brown DL, Lisabeth LD, et al. Stroke among patients with dizziness, vertigo, and imbalance in the emergency department: a...

Duration:00:06:09

Podcast # 360: Epidural Abscess Screening

8/2/2018
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Author: Dylan Luyten, MD. Educational Pearls: Dangerous causes of back pain: AAA, cauda equina syndrome, epidural abscess. References Davis DP et al. Prospective evaluation of a clinical decision guideline to diagnose spinal epidural abscess in patients who present to the emergency department with spine pain, Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 2011. 14:765-770.

Duration:00:04:47