EM Basic

EM Basic- your boot camp guide to emergency medicine. Made for medical students and emergency medicine interns to review common chief complaints in emergency medicine from the ground up

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Shortness of breath


Shortness of breath is a chief complaint that we encounter each day in the ED.  This chief complaint encompasses a huge differential and this is a long podcast.  As always, I'll break this chief complaint down into the diagnoses that we...


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 11 March 2012  39m
 
 

The prehospital episode


By popular demand, this episode will be dedicated to talking about prehospital issues. I've had several people write me and ask for my 0.02 on how EMS can better be our "eyes and ears" in the field so here's my take on this question. I'll also talk...


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 20 February 2012  14m
 
 

Sepsis


This is a topic podcast on sepsis. This is a hot topic in emergency medicine and we are usually the front line in the fight against sepsis. Ever since the Rivers sepsis article emergency department physicians, nurses, techs, and even prehospital...


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 08 February 2012  30m
 
 

Syncope


Syncope (or "passing out") is a chief complaint that we deal with a lot in the emergency department. While most causes of syncope are benign and need nothing more than reassurance, we need to be on the lookout for the serious causes of syncope. This...


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 18 January 2012  31m
 
 

Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA)


This is a topic episode on Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA). We'll discuss the diagnosis and treatment of this complex disease process and how to avoid pitfalls that can harm the patient. There will also be tons of clinical pearls including treatment of...


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 30 December 2011  21m
 
 

Altered Mental Status


This podcast will discuss how to approach the patient with altered mental status. These patient present a special challenge because there are a ton of reasons why a patient may be altered. As always, we'll review the major points in the history and...


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 14 December 2011  27m
 
 

MI and ACS


This is a topic podcast on myocardial infarction (MI) and Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS). There is a lot more to managing ACS then just recgonizing who has tombstone ST elevations on their EKG and activating the cath lab. In this episode, we'll go...


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 18 November 2011  24m
 
 

Back pain


Back pain is not usually the most exciting chart in the rack but there are many serious diagnoses lurking out there that we have to look out for.  In this episode, we'll go over how to do a good back pain history and physical, catch the red...


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 24 October 2011  27m
 
 

EM Education Podcasts and Websites


This is a short episode on the EM podcasts and websites that I recommend to further your education. Since I take no money from anyone, these are my unbiased opinions of the best podcasts and websites out there. There are many more podcasts and...


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 02 October 2011  13m
 
 

Febrile infants


Infants with fever present a special challenge in the emergency department. Most of these children require large workups and admission to be sure that we aren't missing serious bacterial infections or meningitis. The risks are high here and we need to...


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 20 September 2011  41m