In this episode… Step by step instructions on how to consult a neurologist on patients with acute stroke-like symptoms http://traffic.libsyn.com/ercast/Stroke_Consult.output.mp3 Direct Download When you are calling a consultant, whatever the specialty, what are you really doing? You are presenting an argument, making a case for what you think should be done, or making the best […]
It’s a double header of stroke treatment and controversy. Anand Swaminathan from EM Lyceum and Ryan Radecki from EM Literature of Note help tease out: How do you manage blood pressure in acute ischemic stroke? Should you give thrombolytics up to 4.5 hours after symptom onset? When do you decide that a CVA is actually a […]
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.
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