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A podcast to provide continuing education and on-demand reviews for the Pararescue community. All medical providers with an interest in remote and austere medicine, and rescue in both the tactical and non-tactical settings will find value in the material posted here. PJs - you may log the hours you spend listening to the material in this podcast in your training folders.
 
Welcome to the Current ECG Podcast! You listen to this podcast because you want to advance your ECG Interpretation skills and deliver a higher quality of patient care as a practitioner of Emergency Medicine. This content has been crafted for students and practicing Paramedics, Nurses, Physician Assistants, Physicians, Medical Students at all levels and scopes of practice and Emergency Medicine Educators. You will learn the basics to build a strong ECG foundation and more advanced topics like ...
 
Healthcare today is changing at an incredibly rapid pace and the stakes have never been higher. In order to weather this storm and come out on top, the industry needs to look at innovations, leaders, patient experiences and all around past successes and failures. This is what The Report Room is all about. Brian Weirich is himself a skilled and experienced nurse leader who wants to help those in the nursing field up their game in terms of patient care and experience. His passion is to see the ...
 
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This week’s episode features a fascinating conversation with Dr. Nadia Tremonti, medical director for the pediatric palliative care program at Children’s Hospital of Michigan in Detroit. Dr. Tremonti was the featured physician in an independent short film Palliative and subsequent New York Times shorter excerpt Dying in your Mother’s Arms that expl…
 
Contributor: Aaron Lessen, MD Educational Pearls: Droperidol for sedation in agitated patients in the emergency department was studied compared to ziprasidone (Geodon) and lorazepam (Ativan) Double-blinded RCT showed droperidol was 65% effective to get patients to a good level of sedation in 15 minutes compared to ativan and geodon which were 25-35…
 
Good money Great for prolonged care training Excellent clinical experience EMAIL- recruiting@rvtsolutions.com We will be discussing this, and another option shortly. Great news! Increasing opportunities for Medics to contract and make a difference at home, or new transitioning opportunities. This is the beginning of Domestic healthcare recognizing …
 
This topic never gets old! Whether you realize it or not, geriatrics is probably a large part of your practice, especially when it comes to high-complexity, high-acuity emergency medicine. Dr. Lauren Southerland will teach us what we can do to better care for older adults. We’ll also discuss how to get involved at the national level and how to purs…
 
Contributor: Ricky Dhaliwal, MD Educational Pearls: Rhabdomyolysis occurs when high levels of myoglobin are released from dying muscle tissue into the blood Severe levels of myoglobin cause renal injury Causes include elevated temperature, excessive exercise, toxins, infection, muscle ischemia, crush injury, and prolonged immobilization Can also be…
 
Here’s the thing, if you have it in your heart to do something other than, or in addition to medicine, then that’s what you need to do. I started my business while in the middle of burnout, but I knew I needed more. Listen as I share how I started my business and went PRN clinically. I was in the middle of burnout when I felt the calling to somethi…
 
It’s time for physicians, specifically women physicians, to stop silo-ing themselves. We need to come together and unify, especially in these times. Dr. Marlene Wust-Smith is a pediatrician turned magazine editor and she’s on a mission to bring physicians unity through conversation, action, and advocacy. While it seems like physicians are no longer…
 
So last month we considered Maternal Emergencies and the approach and interventions we can make in order to minimise complications during pregnancy and during childbirth. As promised this month we're looking at the next step along the process and focussing on Newborn Life Support. Dealing with newborns has the potential to be really stressful but h…
 
Patients who are homeless visit the emergency department more often than the general population, yet emergency physicians get minimal formal education about homelessness and the impact of housing on health. In this episode, we talk with three physicians about how we can best support our patients struggling with housing issues. Host: Kate Joyce, MD,…
 
There are countless guides and references that can be used in emergency medicine. However, some books prove to be better resources than others and it is vital to identify them. In this post, we review one of the books you should seriously consider having if you work in emergency medicine.
 
Contributor: Peter Bakes, MD Educational Pearls: Febrile Seizure clinical criteria 6 months - 5 years of age Rapid rise in temp No preexisting seizure disorder No other explanation for the seizure Nonfocal seizure lasting less than 15 minutes If the seizure does not meet the above criteria, a full workup needs to be completed Regardless of cause, t…
 
Contributor: Aaron Lessen, MD Educational Pearls: Acid and alkali ingestions have differing prognosis and immediate concerns Immediate issues can include superficial irritation, severe burns, esophageal perforation, and even airway compromise from edem Long term morbidity can include strictures Supportive care is typically all that can be provided …
 
I have been getting email after email and DM after DM about life hacks for productivity, which prompted me to do a little research! What I found is that you don’t have a productivity issue, you have a time issue. Women on average spend over 30hrs per week taking care of the household, making meals, and dealing with the needs of the family. Essentia…
 
Are you considering making a big shift in your life? If not you, then perhaps someone you know? Then this is the episode for you! I’m digging into how you can go about quitting your job, almost, guilt free!The first step you need to take is to address the guilt that you’re feeling. Who is it serving? What is it telling you? What good is coming to y…
 
Contributor: Peter Bakes, MD Educational Pearls: Lyme disease gives a single expanding target lesion with central clearing called erythema chronicum migrans Erythema multiforme is another targetoid rash that presents with multiple target lesions Characterized into erythema minor and major based on severity but typically resolves More severe hyperse…
 
In this episode, Dave shares the importance of practicing quality CPR with the goal of being the 'ultimate compressor'. Also In This Episode: Patient case which deteriorates to cardiac arrest- AHA/ILCOR ECC guidelines to begin immediate chest compressions and application of the cardiac monitor with an attempt at defibrillation. Work as a team on th…
 
Last year, the American Heart Association (AHA) provided updates to their basic life support (BLS), advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), and pediatric advanced life support (PALS) programs. Mike Sharma is helping again by reviewing some of the key updates and changes to guidelines. We also provide some additional feedback and information to consid…
 
Contributor: Adam Barkin, MD Educational Pearls: Fever is an adaptive response to infection, but elderly and immunocompromised patients may not be able to mount a hyperthermic response in sepsis Patients with fever in sepsis end up receiving treatment earlier and have better outcomes Hypothermic patients with severe sepsis admitted to the ICU had a…
 
Contributor: Aaron Lessen, MD Educational Pearls: Survey study compared depression symptom prevalence in the United States at the beginning of COVID compared to data acquired by a similar survey for 2017-2018 and found it was three-fold higher Mild symptoms: 25% during pandemic; 16% before Moderate: 15% during pandemic; 6% before Moderately Severe …
 
What do you do when you’re living your life’s passion, but you still feel unfulfilled? Expand on that passion. Dr. Jennifer Variste absolutely loves being a pediatrician. She’d dreamt of it since she was a little girl, but she knew that she was meant for more so she set out to find fulfillment. After medical school, she and her husband settled down…
 
Uncontrolled anger, lashing out at strangers, a never-ending feeling of exhaustion and overwhelm. Sounds like the perfect recipe for burnout, but when Shang was going through it, she had no clue. Listen as she shares her story and how she’s changed her life and mindset to stay out of the pit of burnout today. Shang was working at a startup, working…
 
Well if last month was based on cardiac arrest, this month takes a deeper look at airways! First up we take a look at a paper that benchmarks the use of video laryngoscopy, specifically with the C-MAC and gives some really useful information from a Swiss HEMS service on first-pass success, the relevance of operator experience on success and factors…
 
One year ago there was no data or experience to guide us as we struggled to defend ourselves against the Covid 19 pandemic. We therefore relied on our leadership's best guesses. In this episode I argue that it is time for individuals use the lessons learned in 2020 to replace guesswork and decide for themselves how best to protect themselves and th…
 
Contributor: Ricky Dhaliwal, MD, JD Educational Pearls: Glucagon administered intravenously has a high rate of adverse events (nausea/vomiting) with very weak evidence NItroglycerin too has very limited evidence but a much better adverse event profile Mix 0.4 mg (1 sublingual tablet) nitro in 10 mL of water and administer orally Nothing beats upper…
 
Contributor: Jared Scott, MD Educational Pearls: While it is rare to have a native hip dislocation, it is relatively common to dislocate a prosthetic hip The mechanism for dislocation is usually adduction, flexion, and internal rotation the hip which can occur when walking Arthroplasty in the setting of trauma or fracture, posterior approach during…
 
Now that things with the pandemic are starting to calm down and several of my doctor friends and I have been vaccinated, we decided it was time for a girl’s trip. I’ve done them before but this time around it really hit home that I needed a hike and I needed it with girlfriends. There ended up being four of us on the trip and these are ladies that …
 
I have talked about imposter syndrome on the show many times before, but I was having a conversation with my mastermind ladies and someone brought it up in a whole new way. So I knew I had to come on and discuss it again but in a different light. Part of impostor syndrome is 100% negativity bias. It’s our deep brain trying to keep us safe and keep …
 
Recently there was commentary in a forum that suggested the Pulmonary Embolism Rule-Out Criteria (PERC Rule) was essentially useless for detecting a pulmonary embolism (PE). It started with an anecdote, which is a logical fallacy (post hoc ergo propter hoc) and went wild from there. This led to the realization that many still do not understand how …
 
Contributor: Katie Sprinkel, MD Educational Pearls: Hereditary angioedema (HA) is an autosomal dominant bradykinin-mediated disease affecting the airway, skin or gastrointestinal tract and typically presents with swelling in the absence of pruritus HA episodes last 3-5 days, typically occur first in childhood or adolescence, and decrease in frequen…
 
Contributor: Katie Sprinkel, MD Educational Pearls: Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures (PNES) are due to a psychogenic rather than an epileptic cause Despite common assumption, PNES are not always volitional 20-40% of those with PNES can also have true epileptic seizures 20-40% True diagnosis requires a video EEG Characteristics of PNES include: Wa…
 
It’s time! We’ve finally gotten to sit back down and have an Alpha Female discussion. Spring is in the air and with it will come extremely LONG days for Craig so we knew we had to get it in. Listen as he shares what’s going on down on the farm and we chat about our family updates. Corn is up in prices and we’ve been preparing the fields and the equ…
 
In the spirit of protecting my clients’ information, I’m always hesitant to share the wins that they’re seeing. However I had a few clients recently share some of their wins and how they’ve been conquering their fears and I had to share. Listen in to hear some inspirational changes. Because really, what’s the point if we’re not sharing the changes …
 
High in the mountains of Colorado, a crew of unsuspecting docs stumble upon the EMS scene of a head-on collision after an arduous mountain bike ride. Trauma is a Journey is a four part rural trauma mini series that recounts this tale as this group springs into action to assist the EMS crews dealing with two critical patients. Elizabeth Esty hosts a…
 
High in the mountains of Colorado, a crew of unsuspecting docs stumble upon the EMS scene of a head-on collision after an arduous mountain bike ride. Trauma is a Journey is a four part rural trauma mini series that recounts this tale as this group springs into action to assist the EMS crews dealing with two critical patients. Elizabeth Esty hosts a…
 
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