I wonder if you are one of those Dumb Asses who do not get the flu shot each year? Yes. Dumb Ass. Big D, big A. You may be allergic to the vaccine, you may have had Guillain Barre, in which case I will cut you some slack. But if you don’t have those conditions and you work in health care and you don’t get a vaccine for one of the following reasons, you are a dumb ass.
Do risk factors for chronic coronary artery disease play a role in helping to predict whether or not the emergency department patient presenting with chest pain has an acute coronary syndrome?
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 …
ERCAST 015 A dog bites my brother’s scrotum… Legal expert Rich Orman joins ercast for a discussion about the distinction between competence and medical decision making capacity. ERCAST and EMRAP Listener email on induced hypothermia and MRSA Additional Information: ERCAST 015: Decision Making Capacity [Audio mp3 link] ERCAST on iTunes
Dr. Greg Moran, the ultimate Jedi Master of emergency medicine infectious disease, talks with ercast about MRSA, abscesses, decolonization therapy, cellulitis and SO much more.
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.
Today we review airwaycam.com 2x loupes. Tune in and see what we found.
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.