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Corneal Emergencies

7/20/2018
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We review one of the editors top picks from Annals of Emergency Medicine, which are free for 6 months from issue release. The article covered in this podcast is Waldman et al, is a study of tetracaine in corneal abrasions. We also review commonly encountered corneal emergencies: Corneal abrasions Corneal ulcers and herpes keratoconjunctivitis. Thanks for listening! Jeremy Faust and Lauren Westafer

Duration:00:30:03

Clostridium difficile

6/18/2018
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Show notes at FOAMcast.org We cover the 2017 IDSA/SHEA guidelines on clostridium difficile (c diff). We then review core content on c diff including risk stratification and treatment using Rosen's and Tintinalli as guides. Thanks for listening! Jeremy Faust and Lauren Westafer

Duration:00:24:44

ACEP Pulmonary Embolism Policy + Risk Stratifying PE

5/16/2018
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Workup for pulmonary embolism (PE) is common (perhaps too common) in the United States. The American College of Emergency Physicians has released a clinical policy on pulmonary embolism. We cover this policy as well as core content on PE risk stratification and "rule out" Thanks for listening, Jeremy Faust and Lauren Westafer

Duration:00:32:26

The Lactating Emergency Department Patient

4/30/2018
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We cover the emergency department care of lactating patients including Medications during breastfeeding - who should "pump and dump"? (spoiler: very few people, check LactMed or InfantRisk) Mastitis & Breast Abscesses Emergency Department Support Thanks for listening! Jeremy Faust and Lauren Westafer

Duration:00:20:45

The Faust-Westafer Central Theorem of Emergency MEdicine

4/1/2018
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Show notes at FOAMcast.org We have a special April 1st show - the Faust-Westafer Central Theorem of Emergency Medicine. Listen for details Thanks for listening! Jeremy Faust and Lauren Westafer

Duration:00:12:01

Literature Update - 2017

3/21/2018
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We review select articles from 2017 that are important or that got people talking including: Sadeghirad B et al. Corticosteroids for treatment of sore throat: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised trials. BMJ. 2017;358:j3887. Barniol et al.Levocetirizine and Prednisone Are Not Superior to Levocetirizine Alone for the Treatment of Acute Urticaria: A Randomized Double-Blind Clinical Trial. Ann Emerg Med. 2018;71(1):125-131.e1 Wilson SS, Kwiatkowski GM, Millis SR, Purakal JD,...

Duration:00:28:48

Episode 78 - Influenza

2/24/2018
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We tackle some free open access medical education from the CDC on the flu vaccine, including: any severity of egg allergyunlikely that the flu vaccine causes Guillan-Barre Syndrome We then dive into CDC recommendations on oseltamivir as well as contradictory data from the most recent Cochrane review. Thanks for listening! Jeremy Faust and Lauren Westafer

Duration:00:24:20

Episode 77 - Alcohol Withdrawal

1/14/2018
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Over at the Pulmcrit blog, Dr. Josh Farkas has proposed the use of phenobarbital monotherapy for the treatment of ethanol withdrawal and we cover this protocol. We then dive into core content alcohol withdrawal using Rosen’s Emergency Medicine (9th ed) Chapter 142 , Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine (8th ed) Chapter 292, and Goldfrank's Toxicologic Emergencies (10th ed) Chapter 81 as guides. Thanks for listening, Lauren Westafer and Jeremy Faust

Duration:00:24:45

Episode 76 - Pneumoperitoneum, Gastritis, PUD

12/5/2017
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We discuss ultrasound diagnosis of pneumoperitoneum using a podcast from 5MinSono. Then we delve into core content on gastritis, PUD, and helicobacter pylori using Rosen's Ch 78 and Tintinalli's Ch 79 as guides. Thank for listening! Jeremy Faust and Lauren Westafer

Duration:00:22:09

Episode 75 - Mass Casualty Incidents

11/20/2017
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We cover Free Open Access Medical Education (FOAM) on mass casualty incidents, an unfortunate reality in the current United States climate (and elsewhere). There is a must read (truly, emergency providers really should read this) in EP Monthly by Dr.Kevin Menes, “How One Las Vegas ED Saved Hundreds of Lives After the Worst Mass Shooting in U.S. History”. He details his process in running the Emergency Department that evening. We cover pearls from other great resources include a post on...

Duration:00:22:14

ACEP 2017 - In flight emergencies, CT scans, and peds

11/4/2017
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We bring you pearls from the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) 2017 Scientific Assembly. We cover in-flight emergencies, need for contrast enhanced CT scans, bronchiolitis and sucrose for infants Thanks for listening! Jeremy Faust and Lauren Westafer

Duration:00:14:16

ACEP 2017 - H. Pylori, Tox, and Zika

10/30/2017
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We bring you pearls from the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) 2017 Scientific Assembly. Pearls on H. Pylori from: It's Alimentary - Poo-Pourri of Conditions From the Mouth to Rectum - Dr. Adebayo, Dr. Batra, Dr. Bavokek Emerging Infections: Zika and Its Friends - Dr. Joan Noelker High Yield Toxicology - Dr Erickson, Dr Traub, Dr. Perrone

Duration:00:13:12

ACEP 2017 - Critical Care Updates and Pediatric Pitfalls

10/29/2017
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We cover top pearl from the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Scientific Assembly 2017. Dr. Michael Winters - Critical Care Updates Dr. Tim Horeczko - Pediatric Pitfalls Thanks for listening! Jeremy Faust and Lauren Westafer

Duration:00:12:52

The Cutting Edge - PEs, Steroids, Pus, and more

10/8/2017
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We cover some high yield, important, or frequently discussed recent articles. Antibiotics and abscesses - Daum et al FAST in hemodynamically stable patients - Holmes et al Haloperidol in gastroparesis - Roldan et al and Ramirez et al Ignoring PERC - Buchanan et al Steroids in non-asthma/COPD lower respiratory tract infections - Hay et al Gender pay gap persists in academic EM (and it's not due to hours, rank, or roles) - Madsen et al

Duration:00:25:31

Episode 74 - Physostigmine and Anticholinergic Toxidrome

9/15/2017
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We review this blog post by Bryan Hayes, an ED pharmacist (@PharmERToxGuy), on the use of physostigmine in anticholinergic toxicity. We then review anticholinergic toxidrome using Rosen's, Tintinalli's, and Goldfrank's as a guide. Thanks for listening! Lauren Westafer and Jeremy Faust

Duration:00:21:15

Episode 73 - Gastroparesis & Biliary Pathology

8/31/2017
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We review gastroparesis treatment with haloperidol including a recent study by Ramirez and colleagues. This study had significant methodologic limitations but provides some interesting insight into a practice that many providers have adopted - using haloperidol for gastroparesis. A tiny RCT by Roldan and colleagues also looked at this practice and found promising results, although the study was very small. Haloperidol has also been used in cannabinoid hyperemesis but literature on this is...

Duration:00:23:55

Episode 72 - Hypertension

8/18/2017
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We review recent discussions on the accuracy of cuff blood pressures including a meta-analysis Picone et al published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology discussing the accuracy of cuff blood pressures. We cover core content on hypertensive emergencies and asymptomatic markedly elevated blood pressure using the ACEP clinical policy on hypertension, Rosen's (9th ed) Chapter 74 "Hypertension," and Tintinalli (8th ed), Chapter 57 “Systemic Hypertension” Chapter 59 “Aortic...

Duration:00:21:39

Episode 71 - Opioids

7/31/2017
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We cover Free Open Access Medical Education on opioids. The Poison Review podcastThe Dantastic Mr. Tox and Howard Then we cover core content on opioid overdose and withdrawal using Rosen's Emergency Medicine (9th ed) Chapter 156 and Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine (8th ed), Chapter 186 as a guide. Thanks for listening! Jeremy Faust and Lauren Westafer

Duration:00:28:27

#dasSMACC - Dunning-Kruger, Ultrasound, and Critical Care

6/29/2017
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We are in Berlin for #dasSMACC and have lots of pearls to share from the speakers at this amazing conference. Talks will be released for free on the SMACC podcast over the next year, but this podcast holds some pearls that we thought couldn't wait. We cover... One of the major themes of #dasSMACC has been - we are more overconfident in our knowledge, skills, ability, and good behavior than we actually demonstrate. We cover the Dunning-Kruger effect and how to help combat the notion that...

Duration:00:15:30

#dasSMACC - PE with Right Heart Thrombus, Pediatric Cardiology Emergencies, and TEE in Cardiac Arrest

6/28/2017
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We are in Berlin for #dasSMACC and have lots of pearls to share from the speakers at this amazing conference. Talks will be released for free on the SMACC podcast over the next year, but this podcast holds some pearls that we thought couldn't wait. We cover... Dr. Leanne Harnett on Pulmonary Embolism with Right Heart Thrombus (PE with RHT) Dr. Michele Domico on Pediatric Cardiology Emergencies Dr. Haney Mallemat (@CriticalCareNow) on Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE) during Cardiac...

Duration:00:28:46