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The Art of Emergency Medicine podcast is an effort to help and inspire trainees of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) to put their best foot forward and progress through the program. We achieve this by covering various training issues and exam topics focussed on SAQ and OSCE questions. Abrar and Kishan – FACEM and Advanced Trainee respectively, form the core of our creative team, based in Melbourne, Australia. We hope you enjoy it!
 
"Heavy lies the crown" is a common misquote of "uneasy lies the head that wears the crown" from Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part 2. It refers to the responsibility and insecurity of governing an entire kingdom. Likewise, "heavy lies the helmet" refers to the responsibility we face as critical care transport providers working in an autonomous and often unpredictable environment. Our minds are eased with education that better prepares us for any situation that we may encounter. That is exactly wha ...
 
The goal of the Neurocritical Care Society Podcast is to summarize some of the latest content and cutting edge research published in the journal, Neurocritical Care, official journal of the Neurocritical Care Society. Episodes are produced regularly and feature interviews with the top researchers around the world in the fields of neurology, critical care, and neurosurgery.
 
Bridging the gap between literature and practice in pediatric intensive care. Featuring guests from around the world and pediatric intensive care specialists Greg Kelly (Westmead Children's Hospital Sydney), Peta Alexander (Boston Children's Hospital) and Mike Clifford (Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne) Pediatrica intensiva won’t tell you the answers, because no one knows what they are, but we can give you a chance to hear respected experts talk about what they actually do with some of th ...
 
Brought to you by a partnership that transcends the 49th parallel. Join Adam Thomas and Josh Farkas in the podcast that accompanies The Internet Book of Critical Care. The IBCC podcast will explore key points in each chapter. Initially the release of podcasts may lag a bit behind the chapters for logistic reasons. However, our goal is to eventually have a podcast for each chapter. Subsequently, the podcast will discuss updates to the IBCC based on new evidence.
 
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On this episode, Dr. Jeffrey Barletta is interviewed by Lauren Koffman on his article, “The Role of Desmopressin on Hematoma Expansion in Patients with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Prescribed Pre-injury Antiplatelet Medications” NCS offers free CE credits for the NCS Podcast Series episodes. Listen to any of the posted episodes, complete a five ques…
 
Have you ever been hiking in the woods and wondered what emergency medical services are available in case you got injured? The level of scope varies greatly across the country for wilderness emergency medical and SAR technicians. From first aid to critical care, in this podcast episode, we discuss who is coming, what their capabilities are, and how…
 
Here we discuss a Dermatology SAQ with a difference. Starting with an image description and differential diagnoses, we enter into DRESS (Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms). How would you differentiate between DRESS and SJS/TENS? How do you assess and manage an entity like this? And what do you do when a patient with a rash deter…
 
Lieutenant Colonel Ross Moy (Twitter: @ross_moy) is a consultant in Emergency and Pre-Hospital Medicine in the British Army. During training he undertook Fellowships in Critical Care, Aeromedical Retrieval and Pre-Hospital medicine. He has deployed overseas several times, including operational tours of Iraq and Afghanistan. He is now an EM Consulta…
 
Sometimes, we're wrong. And when it comes to normal saline, we might be. Tune in to a breaking news podcast of sorts where we discuss the recently published BaSICS Randomized Clinical Trial, and how it affects our practice in regard to balanced fluid resuscitation. Get CE hours for our podcast episodes HERE! ----------------------------------------…
 
It has been a hot minute, Josh blames Adam. Adam Blames existential crisis, wildfires and the Rona. Come listen to this comeback cast: Hepatorenal Syndrome. We talk all things systemic dilation with renal constriction. We talk newish classification, albumin, pressers and more. So leave your Map goal of 60 behind you, and enjoy these pearls.…
 
On today's episode, Dr. Zachary Threlkeld interviews Drs. Robert Kowalski and Joseph Giacino on their article, “Recovery of Consciousness and Functional Outcome in Moderate and Severe Traumatic Brain Injury.” NCS offers free CE credits for the NCS Podcast Series episodes. Listen to any of the posted episodes, complete a five question survey, and cl…
 
Though the incidents of crush injuries may be low in frequency, major crush injury syndrome is associated with a high mortality rate. In this podcast episode, we sit down with regular guest, Chris Stevenson, to discuss the "why". We highlight the pathophysiology behind re-perfusion injury and pre- and post-treatment options. Get CE hours for our po…
 
PHEM Feedback is a project which assists ambulance and air ambulance staff with patient follow up. I was lucky enough to catch up with two of the minds behind the project – Sinead Keane and Dr Gio Cracolici – about its origins, how it works, and how it helps with clinician's learning and patient outcomes. Check it out! -- Silas. References PHEM Fee…
 
Dr. Tony Anderson, an anesthesiologist at the Stanford University School of Medicine, joins us to discuss the evolving literature and evidence around perioperative management of buprenorphine. Special thanks to Dr. Ashwini Joshi for her assistance with researching for the episode. Thanks for listening! If you enjoy our content, leave a 5-star revie…
 
How do you decide between non-invasive and invasive ventilation? If you decide on non-invasive ventilation (NIV), how do you choose between heated high flow nasal cannula (HFNC), C-pap, or Bipap? And what critical decision-making tools do you utilize when escalating to intubation? In this podcast episode, we are joined by Flight Respiratory Therapi…
 
On this month's episode, Jason Siegel interviews Dr. Afshin Divani on his recent article, "The Magnitude of Blood Pressure Reduction Predicts Poor In-Hospital Outcome in Acute Intracerebral Hemorrhage". NCS offers free CE credits for the NCS Podcast Series episodes. Listen to any of the posted episodes, complete a five question survey, and claim yo…
 
A bit later than usual but better late than never, right?! This episode contains the second half of my conversation with consultant midwife Dawn Kerslake about maternity emergencies in prehospital care. We discussed ante- and postpartum haemorrhage, pre-eclampsia and eclampsia. As always, please get in touch with any feedback and feel free to leave…
 
Managing Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) patients is a concept that many of us learn early on in our careers. Because of that, we can potentially underestimate the importance of our interventions. In this podcast episode, we are joined by Dr. Gottula and Dr. Skrobut to discuss timely management of AMI's, when coronary intervention (PCI) is indica…
 
In this episode, we aim to arm you with a basic approach to the rhythm that loves to make the monitors go ping: atrial fibrillation. The age old argument: rate vs rhythm control. What rate is acceptable? Who gets all of the drugs? Why do we love amiodorone? When do you dust off old sparky? Come join us for 42 minutes of Josh giggling and educating …
 
Delirium is a hugely important topic in the #pedsICU with up to 90% of some patient populations being affected and impacts on disease severity, length of stay and quality of life, even months after discharge. It is related to underlying disease, but also to the drugs and abnormal environment that we expose our patients to. Chani Traube and Deb Long…
 
On this episode, Kassi Kronfeld and Andrew Bauerschmidt interview Brian Edlow on his article, "Personalized Connectome Mapping to Guide Targeted Therapy and Promote Recovery of Consciousness in the Intensive Care Unit." NCS offers free CE credits for the NCS Podcast Series episodes. Listen to any of the posted episodes, complete a five question sur…
 
In this episode, Dr. Jonathan Charnin and Dr. Daniel Saddawi-Konefka join us to explore the evidence around perioperative stress dose steroids and adrenal insufficiency. Thanks for listening! If you enjoy our content, leave a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts and consider helping us offset the costs of production by donating through our Patreon at ht…
 
There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding the meaning of certain lab values and what a positive truly is. Are these numbers as black and white as they are perceived? In this podcast episode, we discuss sensitivity versus specificity, define some of the most common labs and how to avoid tunnel vision when it comes to your clinical interpretation…
 
In this episode we cover one of the hallmarks of the poisoned patient, that ECG tracing with a widening QRS. After reading the post, come listen for the nuances around all things hypertonic bicarb for sodium delivery, preventing acidosis with isotonic bicarb, how those sneaky-brilliant toxicologists will use lidocaine, and when to push the "panic b…
 
Dawn is back! In this episode I was pleased to speak to Dawn Kerslake again, consultant midwife at South East Coast Ambulance Service, about the normal birth and some of the potential maternity emergencies that may occur in the prehospital environment. Hopefully you've heard the episode on maternity emergencies by The Resus Room (if not, I highly r…
 
On today's episode, Holly Ledyard, MD, MS is joined by Ryan Maves, MD, FCCP, FCCM, FIDSA to discuss his recent article, "Procalcitonin Is Not an Adequate Tool for Antimicrobial De-Escalation in Sepsis." NCS offers free CE credits for the NCS Podcast Series episodes. Listen to any of the posted episodes, complete a five question survey, and claim yo…
 
Taking care of the High Risk OB patient is outside the comfort zone of many of us. The third trimester, specifically, presents unique challenges both pregnancy-related and otherwise. Why are normal physiologic changes related to pregnancy ABNORMAL in the third trimester? How do we determine if the pregnant patient is sick or not sick? And how do yo…
 
Early Mobilization in the #pedsICU with groundbreaker Sapna Kudchadkar from Johns Hopkins Early Mobilization is enormously important because while survival continues to increase, so do the numbers of children who leave PICU with a new functional limitation. Survival is not enough anymore - it's all about the quality of survival Pediatrica Intensiva…
 
In part 2 of our discussion with FACEM Dr. Jonathan Henry and his experience in a resource limited setting in Vanuatu, we cover ways one can advocate for patients both clinically as well as health promotion, barriers to care and social determinants of health using examples. We go through some amazing tips, tricks and hacks that he has picked up dur…
 
Survival in PICU continues to increase around the world. The hidden cost of this is ever increasing numbers of children with severe, sometimes lifelong, problems from their critical illness and intensive care stay. Joining us as a guest editor for this season is one of the world experts on this topic - Professor Karen Choong from McMaster Universit…
 
In this episode, Dr. Ross Kennedy and Dr. Cas Woinarski join us to discuss the evidence on whether low-flow anesthesia with sevoflurane is safe. We discuss Compound A generation and nephrotoxicity. This episode was made possible through production and research support from Davies Agyekum, MD, PhD. Thanks for listening! If you enjoy our content, con…
 
Has administration ever made a decision that you didn't agree with and/or understand? Of course! As much as we don't like to admit it, the medical industry is a business. For that reason, finances play a significant factor in decision-making. How do we maintain balance between profit and patient care? How do we bridge the gap between leadership and…
 
In Part 1 of this 2 part episode, we have another special guest Dr. Jonathan Henry FACEM who provides a fascinating discussion on global emergency care and resource limited settings using his experience in Vanuatu. We are so reliant on gold standard top line care in Australia, that we forget the basics and alternatives. How would you treat a life t…
 
In this month's episode, Dr. Krishna Rajajee, Clinical Professor in Neurosurgery and Neurology at the University of Michigan. is interviewed by Drs. Kassi Kronfeld and Jason Siegel on his recent article, "A Prospective Study of Optic Nerve Ultrasound for the Detection of Elevated Intracranial Pressure in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury." NCS offers f…
 
Due to the popularity of Episode 68 - X-Ray Vision, we've decided to extend our radiology series and focus on computerized tomography (CT) scans. Head CT scans, specifically, are often viewed by emergency and transport clinicians when patients require tertiary neurovascular services. Tune in to another visually-guided episode as we discuss this ext…
 
Due to the popularity of Episode 68 - X-Ray Vision, we've decided to extend our radiology series and focus on computerized tomography (CT) scans. Head CT scans, specifically, are often viewed by emergency and transport clinicians when patients require tertiary neurovascular services. Tune in to another visually-guided episode as we discuss this ext…
 
In this episode, Dr. Adam Flaczyk from Massachusetts General Hospital joins us to summarize the data on the latest COVID-19 vaccines and to answer frequently asked questions. Frequently asked questions start at 30:03 including: What is the data on side effects? What is the potential for anaphylaxis? Any data on use of antipyretics or NSAIDS with va…
 
Some clinicians may have a tendency to neglect performing a thorough neurological exam in a comatose patient. And when a neuro patient requires an advanced airway, some clinicians may not be mindful of cerebral perfusion pressure and how to optimize it effectively. In this podcast episode, we provide you with the recording of Bryan's presentation f…
 
In this special episode, Dr. Justin Morgenstern of First10EM joins us to discuss a 6-step approach to primary literature. His strategy will give you the tools to feel more comfortable with taking an active role in reading and critically evaluating the literature. Step 1: How do I find a paper to read? Step 2: Is this paper worth reading? Step 3: Re…
 
Hello again! Welcome to part 2 of my discussion with chief paramedic officer Justin Thomas. In this episode we discussed RSI, research, Justin's journey to becoming a PhD student, and how to move to South Africa as a paramedic. Enjoy! -- Silas References Health Professions Council of South Africa (2018). ‘Clinical Practice Guidelines’. [Online]. Un…
 
On this episode, celebrating Women's History Month, Dr. Fawaz Al-Mufti interviews members of NCS's WINCC (Women in Neurocritical Care) leadership section. Drs. Malaiyandi, O'Hana Nobleza, Greene-Chandos, and Darsie discuss inequities in medicine and the creation of policies and resources that will promote gender equity. NCS offers free CE credits f…
 
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