Should we treat asymptomatic hyperglycemia in the emergency department? Endocrinologist Dr. Liz Stephens sets the record straight when it comes to about asymptomatic hyperglycemia. How many times have you been in this situation… you’re caring for a diabetic patient with abdominal pain and their blood sugar comes back at 350 mg/dL or maybe they were asymptomatic …
How much hemothorax deserves a chest tube? Does even a small amount of pericardial blood in penetrating trauma need to go to the OR?
Reversing Anticoagulation – A How to Guide (adapted from podcast interview with Tom Deloughery)
Managing a patient in cardiac arrest has changed a lot in the past decade. In this episode we review end tidal CO2, induced hypothermia, and much more.
What’s the best antibiotic for UTI? Is there a secret sauce for treating V-tach? Your letters, rants and a mystery guest.
Curbside consult with electrophysiologist Randy Jones MD about the fine points of atrial fibrillation managment.
Which Colles’ fractures should go to the OR? Does an IO line create an open fracture?
Our orthopedic consultant, Adam Barmada MD, joins us for a conversation about pediatric elbow injuries
ERCAST 004 http://traffic.libsyn.com/ercast/episode_4.mp3 Direct Download Is a 12 hour erection really such a bad thing? This upstanding episode includes: How to manage the patient with bloody urine? A curbside consult with urologist Brian Shaffer, MD. Your emails An unusual southern accent and as usual…SO much more… References: ERCAST 004: Hematuria and priapism [Audio mp3 link] …