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This is narrative medicine at it's best. It's not a place to get the feels or to learn life lessons. This is an arena where doctors, nurses, and other healthcare providers can share the good, the bad, the beautiful, and the ugly in medicine. This is real life, not primetime television.

This is narrative medicine at it's best. It's not a place to get the feels or to learn life lessons. This is an arena where doctors, nurses, and other healthcare providers can share the good, the bad, the beautiful, and the ugly in medicine. This is real life, not primetime television.
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This is narrative medicine at it's best. It's not a place to get the feels or to learn life lessons. This is an arena where doctors, nurses, and other healthcare providers can share the good, the bad, the beautiful, and the ugly in medicine. This is real life, not primetime television.

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Episodes

31: Face Plant

5/15/2019
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In this edition of the Physician Grind Podcast, Dr. Erik Adler shares with us a story from his residency. As a senior resident Dr. Adler was responsible for teaching and supervising medical students. Dr. Adler recalls supervising one medical student who face plants at the most inopportune time.

Duration:00:05:01

30: Scents

4/17/2019
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The Emergency Department is a place of magical scents. Some scents are pleasant while others are…. are not. In this episode of the Physician Grind Podcast, Dr. Scott Jacobs shares with us a memory of a patient who used a home remedy to treat a burn. The end result was a smelly Emergency Department.

Duration:00:06:50

29: Lemony Fresh

3/20/2019
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In this episode of the Physician Grind, Dr. Chiu shares a story from residency. A patient presents with a rectal foreign body that proves to be challenging to remove. The situation unexpectedly goes from shitty to refreshing.

Duration:00:07:39

28: Unplugged

2/20/2019
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In this episode of the Physician Grind Podcast first time contributor, Dr. Scott Jacobs, shares with us a story from his emergency medicine practice. What should have turned out to be a routine exam on a pregnant woman transitions into a cascade of events that will stay with him and his staff forever. He shares how EM can be isolating with no outlet for the horrifying things we see and deal with as providers.

Duration:00:09:23

27: The Queen

1/23/2019
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In this episode of the Physician Grind Podcast Dr. TIna Nguyen shares with us a story from residency. The chief complaint is rectal pain. The end result is the coronation of a new queen in emergency medicine. If you enjoyed this episode: Hit the subscribe button Leave a rating and review Links to the show: iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-physician-grind-podcast/id1206740792 Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/physician-grind/the-physician-grind-podcast?refid=stpr...

Duration:00:08:15

26: Rear Naked Choke Hold

12/26/2018
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Violence in the ED is something that Emergency Physicians face all too often. In this episode of the Physician Grind Dr. Jas shares with us an experience from his intern year in the ED. On his way to grab some lunch he suddenly becomes aware of a commotion in the hallway. The end result is a rear naked choke hold.

Duration:00:03:43

25: Double Cross

11/28/2018
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In this live episode, which was recorded at Cal ACEP's ADVANCED, Dr. Andy shares with us a memory from his medical school Pediatric Rotation. After staying late to finish an admission, Dr. Andy's senior resident gave him permission to wear scrubs to work the next day. What happens next is a double cross.

Duration:00:03:54

24: Mistaken Identity

10/31/2018
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In this episode, Jessica shares with us a memory from her EM sub I. She enthusiastically comes to her shift and is assigned a patient by her attending. Her attending gives her a brief overview of the patient but when she performs her own history and physical things don't line up exactly. What ensues is a case of mistaken identity.

Duration:00:02:58

23: Lick His Face

10/3/2018
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Being awake for 40 hours is really hard. Answering medical questions during rounds after being awake for 40 hours is really really hard. When the delirium from being awake for so long kicks in, it is hard to stay focused and to be on top of your game. In this episode of the Physician Grind Podcast, Dr. Zahir shares a story of him being pimped on rounds.

Duration:00:03:31

22: Surprise Delivery

9/5/2018
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This episode of the Physician Grind Podcast is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Michael Smolens. It originally aired September 6, 2017. Dr. Smolens was an incredible physician, teacher, and mentor. He will be missed dearly. Dr. Michael is in the middle of his shift when a pregnant patient in labor is brought in. After examining the patient, Dr. Michael determines that the delivery is imminent and that there is no time to take the patient to labor and delivery. An OB/GYN intern rotating in the...

Duration:00:04:02

21: At the Request of a Father

8/8/2018
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This episode of the Physician Grind Podcast is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Michael Smolens. It originally aired May 14, 2017. Dr. Smolens was an incredible physician, teacher, and mentor. He will be missed dearly. Dr. Michael shares a story from his days in training. A "father" requests to see his son one last time before the son heads to the Operating Room. What ensues is old school ER.

Duration:00:06:14

20: Rectal ROSC

7/11/2018
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In this episode of the Physician Grind Podcast Dr. Andy shares with us a story of one of the most unusual codes he has ever ran. Sometimes you have to think outside of the box in order to save a life.

Duration:00:02:39

19: Is there a Doctor on the Plane

6/13/2018
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There is nothing more terrifying than hearing the flight attendant call for a healthcare emergency. You never know what you are going to get yourself into. Is the patient about to code? Do I need to divert the flight to the closest airport? In this episode of the Physician Grind Podcast Dr. Zahir shares his experience with an airplane medical emergency. Share your Airplane emergency story in the comments

Duration:00:05:14

18: Vacation's Over

5/16/2018
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In this episode of the Physician Grind Podcast, Dr. Zahir shares with us a story of when an emergency suddenly ended his vacation. He had just returned from a "soul searching" trip to India and South East Asia, when he decided to go bowling with old friends. On his drive home the traffic on the freeway suddenly stopped. What he found was a motorcyclist on the ground that had been involved in a terrible accident. Dr. Zahir struggles with dealing with an emergency outside of the comfort of an...

Duration:00:05:50

17: Breakfast Burrito

4/18/2018
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In this episode of the Physician Grind Podcast Dr. Manny Celedon returns to share with us a story of when his end of shift breakfast burrito had to wait because of a critically ill, seizing patient.

Duration:00:06:38

16: The Other Side

3/21/2018
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In this episode new contributor, Marie MacMillan, shares with us a conversation she had with a patient who came to the brink of death.

15: Boston Strong

2/21/2018
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In this episode of the Physician Grind Podcast we feature a brand new contributor, Sam Keif. A native of Boston, Sam shares with us his experience in health care at the time of the Boston Bombings.

Duration:00:06:12

14: Christening the Battleship

1/24/2018
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In this episode of the Physician Grind Podcast Dr. Zahir shares with us a story of his first shift in a newly constructed ER. The new ER does not quite feel like home. Luckily all it takes is one patient to remedy this problem.

Duration:00:04:00

13: The Power of Hulkamania

12/28/2017
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In this episode Dr. Zahir shares the story of inserting his first chest tube. After a long overnight call, the cobwebs are suddenly cleared when he summons the power of Hulkamania to complete the procedure. Under the watchful eyes of surgeons, Dr. Zahir hears his fans cheering him on and successfully inserts the chest tube.

Duration:00:02:27

12: Crop Dusted

11/30/2017
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In this episode Dr. Manny shares with us a story from his residency. In the mad dash at the end of his shift he picked up a seemingly innocuous patient that he thought he would be able to quickly see, work up, and discharge before the end of his shift. Like all things that are too good to be true, this patient threw Dr. Manny a curve ball that ultimately led to him getting crop dusted. If you enjoyed this episode: Hit the subscribe button Leave a rating and review Links to the...

Duration:00:06:04