Everything you need to know about the how and why to induce hypothermia in post cardiac arrest patients. We interview Dr. Scott Weingart and take a deep look into his soul to discover the platinum nugget of critical care emergency medicine.
Do you have a habit of taking a z-pack 3 days into your viral URI? Do you work in a hospital or health care setting? Do you have a colon?
Terry O’Connor MD talks with ercast about climbing Mt Everest and being an expedition physician.
An interview with Dr. Tim Horeczko about how to recognize and manage the crashing neonate.
An interview with ED Critical Care 7th degree black belt Scott Weingart, MD from emcrit.org about awake and delayed sequence intubation in the emergency department.
Suicide risk assessment in the emergency department
Our orthopedic consultant, Adam Barmada MD, joins us for a conversation about pediatric elbow injuries
How do we deliver the news of death? It ain’t easy, but it can be done well. Stuart Swadron from EMRAP joins us for a discussion.
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] …
ERCAST 003 How should we manage the ‘acute stroke‘ beyond the 3 hour window? A discussion of the history of thrombolytics in acute stroke, current literature and an interview with Providence Stroke Center director Dr. Ted Lowenkopf References: ERCAST 003: Stroke management beyond 3 hours [Audio link mp3] ERCAST on iTunes