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Spring 2017 Journal Club

It may be summer (in the northern hemisphere), but that doesn’t mean we can talk all the goodness that was our spring journal club. As usual, Adam Rowh slayed the beer selection with a killer Scottish ale as well as these lovely articles. Enjoy…. http://traffic.libsyn.com/ercast/Spring_Journal_Club_2017.mp3 Direct Download The papers Less is more for low back …

A requiem for oral contrast

Interested in trying your hand at medical podcasting for Primary Care RAP? Listen to the show and then send me a note rob@hippoeducation.com http://traffic.libsyn.com/ercast/Oral_contrast_laid_to_rest_ercast.output.mp3 DIRECT DOWNLOAD   Enteral contrast for CT diagnosis of appendicitis Commentators: Sanjay Arora MD and Michael Menchine MD Written summary courtesty of EMRAP. Author: Marlowe Majoewski Drake FT et al. Enteral Contrast …

Psychology of the Difficult Airway

Rich Levitan, pioneer in airway management, talks about operator stress response in the difficult airway. Referenced in this discussion: The laryngeal handshake,  books On Combat and Warrior Mindset. Rich offers several courses including the one of a kind Practical Emergency Airway Management Course and the Advanced Airway Endoscopy Course in Yellowstone. http://traffic.libsyn.com/ercast/Psychology_of_the_difficult_airway.output.mp3 Direct Download This Podcast Interested in a …

Hyperglycemia

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 …

A Primer on Butt Pus

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 …

Shoulder Injuries

Humerus fractures, shoulder dislocations, broken clavicles, shoulder separations and then some. We cover all the bases of acute shoulder injuries with sports medicine orthopedist Dr. Brett Andres. It’s also ERcast’s third anniversary, so raise a toast and thanks for listening. http://traffic.libsyn.com/ercast/Ercast_shoulder_injuries.output.mp3 Direct download podcast  Links mentioned in the podcast introduction Splint Like a Pro Cunningham …