Medical Specialty

Ebola, Quarantine, and the Law

Legal analyst Gunnar Schwartzbaum (nom de plume) joins the show to talk about the legal ramifications of quarantine and isolation orders http://traffic.libsyn.com/ercast/Ebola_quarantine_and_the_law.output.mp3 Direct Download In this episode What to do if a patient with suspected Ebola wants to leave the hospital against medical advice. What is the difference between isolation and quarantine? How do you enforce …

Hypertension and Stroke

In this minicast, The Weingart Strikes Back! Scott Weingart has some issues with our last episode on managing blood pressure in acute ischemic stroke. But the Swami doesn’t take it lying down and has a few things of his own to say. http://traffic.libsyn.com/ercast/HTN_stroke.output.mp3 DIRECT DOWNLOAD Announcement Join Scott, Swami and Rob at the Essentials of …

Pulmonary embolism in pregnancy with Jeff Kline

What is the best way to evaluate a pregnant patient in whom you suspect pulmonary embolism? There is no definitive guideline, but there is no shortage of opinions. Jeff Kline and I work through the evidence and lack thereof. http://traffic.libsyn.com/ercast/PE_Preg_podcast.output.mp3 DIRECT DOWNLOAD What is the fetal radiation exposure from CT pulmonary angiogram and ventilation perfusion …