If the rectum were a simple tube, it would be like a fecal sluice gate every time stool arrived. But itʼs not just a tube. It has an elegant sphincter system that can automatically tell solid -from gas- from liquid. What other muscle in the human body has that sort of intelligence? Understanding anal abscesses […]
Pertussis is bad cough, really bad for babies, extremely contagious and happens in epidemics. We can partially prevent it with vaccination but not completely. So the next question is, can we treat it?
What’s the best antibiotic for UTI? Is there a secret sauce for treating V-tach? Your letters, rants and a mystery guest.
ERCAST I love pus If you are an EM:RAP listener, this is the video I talked about in the November episode on abscess management and examine a new technique for draining a cutaneous abscess I am a huge fan of this procedure and use it on most abscesses that I would have otherwise packed. Why […]
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?
Welcome to ERCAST 002 ERCAST question: How do you workup a child with limp? During this episode we will discuss a plethora of paediatric pearls including: Decisions rules for distinguishing between toxic synovitis and the septic hip A curbside consult with pediatric orthopedic surgeon Adam Barmada MD Listener email and…SO much more References ERCAST 002: […]