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FOAMcast - Emergency Medicine Core Content
 
We review a cutting edge a Free Open Access Medical Education (FOAM) blog or podcast and then delve into the Emergency Medicine Core Content texts on relevant issues and end with free board review questions. We believe in the educational merits of Free Open Access Medical education (FOAM), which includes podcasts, blogs, articles on PubMed Central, conferences streamed for free and more. As a result, we would like to encourage others to move beyond quoting podcasts and into the realm of tyin ...
 
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AAEM: The Journal of Emergency Medicine Audio Summary
 
Monthly audio podcast summary of important articles from the Journal of Emergency Medicine, the official journal of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) and discussion of emergency medicine board review topics.
 
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FOAMcast - Emergency Medicine Core Content
 
We discuss ultrasound diagnosis of pneumoperitoneum using a podcast from 5MinSono. Then we delve into core content on gastritis, PUD, and helicobacter pylori using Rosen's Ch 78 and Tintinalli's Ch 79 as guides. Thank for listening! Jeremy Faust and Lauren Westafer
 
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AAEM: The Journal of Emergency Medicine Audio Summary
 
Podcast summary of articles from the October 2017 edition of Journal of Emergency Medicine from the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Topics include trauma patients on anticoagulation, terrorist stabbings, anticholinergic syndrome, risperidone use in intoxicated patients, chest pain admissions, and board review on cellulitis. Guest speake ...…
 
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FOAMcast - Emergency Medicine Core Content
 
We cover Free Open Access Medical Education (FOAM) on mass casualty incidents, an unfortunate reality in the current United States climate (and elsewhere). There is a must read (truly, emergency providers really should read this) in EP Monthly by Dr.Kevin Menes, “How One Las Vegas ED Saved Hundreds of Lives After the Worst Mass Shooting in U.S. ...…
 
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FOAMcast - Emergency Medicine Core Content
 
We bring you pearls from the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) 2017 Scientific Assembly. We cover in-flight emergencies, need for contrast enhanced CT scans, bronchiolitis and sucrose for infants Thanks for listening! Jeremy Faust and Lauren Westafer
 
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FOAMcast - Emergency Medicine Core Content
 
We bring you pearls from the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) 2017 Scientific Assembly. Pearls on H. Pylori from: It's Alimentary - Poo-Pourri of Conditions From the Mouth to Rectum - Dr. Adebayo, Dr. Batra, Dr. Bavokek Emerging Infections: Zika and Its Friends - Dr. Joan Noelker High Yield Toxicology - Dr Erickson, Dr Traub, Dr. ...…
 
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FOAMcast - Emergency Medicine Core Content
 
We cover top pearl from the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Scientific Assembly 2017. Dr. Michael Winters - Critical Care Updates Dr. Tim Horeczko - Pediatric Pitfalls Thanks for listening! Jeremy Faust and Lauren Westafer
 
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AAEM: The Journal of Emergency Medicine Audio Summary
 
Podcast summary of articles from the September 2017 edition of Journal of Emergency Medicine from the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Topics include rapid chest pain rule out, pediatric extremity pain and fever, disaster management, CT brain before lumbar puncture, intranasal midazolam, and board review on syncope and lacerations. Guest ...…
 
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FOAMcast - Emergency Medicine Core Content
 
We cover some high yield, important, or frequently discussed recent articles. Antibiotics and abscesses - Daum et al FAST in hemodynamically stable patients - Holmes et al Haloperidol in gastroparesis - Roldan et al and Ramirez et al Ignoring PERC - Buchanan et al Steroids in non-asthma/COPD lower respiratory tract infections - Hay et al Gender ...…
 
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FOAMcast - Emergency Medicine Core Content
 
We review this blog post by Bryan Hayes, an ED pharmacist (@PharmERToxGuy), on the use of physostigmine in anticholinergic toxicity. We then review anticholinergic toxidrome using Rosen's, Tintinalli's, and Goldfrank's as a guide. Thanks for listening! Lauren Westafer and Jeremy Faust
 
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AAEM: The Journal of Emergency Medicine Audio Summary
 
Podcast summary of articles from the August 2017 edition of Journal of Emergency Medicine from the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Topics include difficult airway assessment, all terrain vehicle accidents, air artifact in ultrasound, hemolytic anemia, cerebral edema in diabetic ketoacidosis, and board review on adult asthma. Guest speak ...…
 
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FOAMcast - Emergency Medicine Core Content
 
We review gastroparesis treatment with haloperidol including a recent study by Ramirez and colleagues. This study had significant methodologic limitations but provides some interesting insight into a practice that many providers have adopted - using haloperidol for gastroparesis. A tiny RCT by Roldan and colleagues also looked at this practice ...…
 
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AAEM: The Journal of Emergency Medicine Audio Summary
 
Podcast summary of articles from the July 2017 edition of Journal of Emergency Medicine from the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Topics include ketamine versus ketamine / propofol for pediatric sedation, carotid ultrasound, intranasal drugs, enterovirus D68 induced acute flaccid paralysis, pedatric asthma, and board review on AV fistula ...…
 
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FOAMcast - Emergency Medicine Core Content
 
We review recent discussions on the accuracy of cuff blood pressures including a meta-analysis Picone et al published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology discussing the accuracy of cuff blood pressures. We cover core content on hypertensive emergencies and asymptomatic markedly elevated blood pressure using the ACEP clinical po ...…
 
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FOAMcast - Emergency Medicine Core Content
 
We cover Free Open Access Medical Education on opioids. The Poison Review podcast reviews papers on the opioid epidemic, including a paper by Rudd et al demonstrating an increase in opioid-related deaths over the past five years as well as the following paper by Shah and colleagues. The Dantastic Mr. Tox and Howard, a new podcast on the scene, ...…
 
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AAEM: The Journal of Emergency Medicine Audio Summary
 
Check out this bonus episode while the Journal of Emergency Medicine Podcast takes a brief summer break. We searched the last year of JEM Journals for pertinent articles on Pulmonary Embolism and put them all together for one focused PE audio summary. It is a great review of some previously published episodes plus new content as well. Stay up t ...…
 
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FOAMcast - Emergency Medicine Core Content
 
We are in Berlin for #dasSMACC and have lots of pearls to share from the speakers at this amazing conference. Talks will be released for free on the SMACC podcast over the next year, but this podcast holds some pearls that we thought couldn't wait. We cover... One of the major themes of #dasSMACC has been - we are more overconfident in our know ...…
 
We are in Berlin for #dasSMACC and have lots of pearls to share from the speakers at this amazing conference. Talks will be released for free on the SMACC podcast over the next year, but this podcast holds some pearls that we thought couldn't wait. We cover... Dr. Leanne Harnett on Pulmonary Embolism with Right Heart Thrombus (PE with RHT) Dr. ...…
 
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AAEM: The Journal of Emergency Medicine Audio Summary
 
Podcast summary of articles from the June 2017 edition of Journal of Emergency Medicine from the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Topics include epinephrine in cardiac arrest, pediatric blunt chest trauma, LuCUS protocol for congestive heart failure, pregnancy associated spontaneous coronary artery dissection, pediatric foreign body inge ...…
 
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FOAMcast - Emergency Medicine Core Content
 
We deliver pearls from the first day of #dasSMACC in Berlin. We cover talks by Dr. Brian Burns on trauma, Dr. David Carr on endocarditis, Dr. Paul Young on statistics, and Dr. Jess Mason on sickle cell vaso-occlusive crisis. Check out foamcast.org for show notes and pictographic summaries. Thanks for listening and for the Rosh Review for sendin ...…
 
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FOAMcast - Emergency Medicine Core Content
 
We interrupt our normal core content for this update: Texting amongst medical professionals is ubiquitous; however, given patient privacy laws, many wonder, what is permissible? We discuss a recent article in JAMA by Brian Drolet on this very topic as well as some basic professionalism pearls. Show notes at FOAMcast.org Thanks for listening, La ...…
 
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AAEM: The Journal of Emergency Medicine Audio Summary
 
Podcast summary of articles from the May 2017 edition of Journal of Emergency Medicine from the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Topics include Ketamine for acute pain, qSOFA vs SIRS for sepsis, hypokalemia in Cushing Syndrome, elevated liver enzymes, outpatient management of pulmonary embolisms, FEIBA for anticoagulation reversal, and b ...…
 
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FOAMcast - Emergency Medicine Core Content
 
We cover FOAM on the WOMAN trial of tranexamic acid (TXA) in post-partum hemorrhage including BroomeDocs, EMlitofnote, and The Bottom Line Then we delve into core content on non-pregnant vaginal bleeding using Rosen's and Tintinalli's as a guide. Show notes are available at FOAMcast.org Thanks for listening! Lauren Westafer & Jeremy Faust…
 
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FOAMcast - Emergency Medicine Core Content
 
We cover Free Open Access Medical Education (FOAM) from a recent Emergency Medicine Cases podcast and First10inEM blog post by Dr. Justin Morganstern regarding urinary tract infections (UTIs). This podcast and blog tackle common issues in UTI diagnosis and treatment, including the following points: UTI is a clinical diagnosis, a dirty urine doe ...…
 
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AAEM: The Journal of Emergency Medicine Audio Summary
 
Podcast summary of articles from the April 2017 edition of Journal of Emergency Medicine from the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Topics include respiratory compromise, Ibuprofen in orthopedic injuries, ovarian torsion, pyogenic liver abscess, syncope, and board review on rashes. Guest speaker is family physician Dr. Colin Crowe of the ...…
 
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FOAMcast - Emergency Medicine Core Content
 
A recent study in Academic Emergency Medicine by Hughes and colleagues, looks at the potential clinical relevance of having emergency physicians sign ECGs read "normal" by the computer software. FOAM reviews of this article can be found here: Dr. Smith's ECG blog Emergency Medicine Literature of Note REBEL EM Then we review ischemia on ECGs, in ...…
 
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FOAMcast - Emergency Medicine Core Content
 
We cover an episode of The Skeptic's Guide to Emergency Medicine that covers a validation study of the Step by Step approach to pediatric fever. This approach to infants with a fever <3 months old is alluring as it does not necessitate a lumbar puncture. This algorithm had a better sensitivity and negative predictive value than the Rochester cr ...…
 
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AAEM: The Journal of Emergency Medicine Audio Summary
 
Podcast summary of articles from the March 2017 edition of Journal of Emergency Medicine from the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Topics include ECGs in pulmonary embolism patients, anxiety and chest pain, sepsis, spontaneous coronary artery dissection, ultrasound in appendicitis diagnosis, awake laryngoscopy, and board review on transi ...…
 
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FOAMcast - Emergency Medicine Core Content
 
We cover a post from the fantastic St. Emlyn's team which breaks down a recently published article in Annals of Emergency Medicine comparing diazepam with placebo in patients with acute low back pain. We recommend you read the full text of the article by Friedman et al. We delve into core content on red flags in back pain and spinal epidural ab ...…
 
We cover Free Open Access Medical Education (FOAM) on Contrast-Induced Nephropathy (CIN). Recent interes The American College of Radiology (ACR) Manual on Contrast Induced Nephropathy This Emergency Medicine Literature of Note post covers the AMACING trial, which looks at intravenous fluid administration (0.9% NaCl) versus usual care in patient ...…
 
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FOAMcast - Emergency Medicine Core Content
 
Ultrasound is gaining popularity in assisting lumbar punctures (LPs). We review this technique as well as Free Open Access Medical Education (FOAM) from the following sites: 5 Min Sono, Sinai EM, and PEM pearls from ALiEM. We then delve into core content on meningitis, encephalitis, and antiNMDA receptor encephalitis using Rosen's Chapter 109 a ...…
 
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AAEM: The Journal of Emergency Medicine Audio Summary
 
Podcast summary of articles from the February 2017 edition of Journal of Emergency Medicine from the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Topics include right ventricular strain in pulmonary embolism, cardiac ultrasound, spinal cord injury in motor vehicle collisions, pediatric ovarian torsion, subsegmental pulmonary embolisms, ECMO for hypo ...…
 
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FOAMcast - Emergency Medicine Core Content
 
We cover FOAM on transvenous pacing from Ultrasound Podcast, Dr. Jason Nomura, and Dr. Al Sachetti Then, we delve into basics on bradycardias using Rosen's Emergency Medicine and Tintinalli's as a guide. Thanks for listening! Jeremy Faust and Lauren Westafer
 
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FOAMcast - Emergency Medicine Core Content
 
The Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines were updated, reflecting some changes carried forward from Sepsis 3.0 that was released in 2016. In this podcast we go over some of the updates, many of the recommendations that stayed the same. As a bonus we cover a new study on validation of qSOFA. Show notes at FOAMcast.org Thanks for listening! Jerem ...…
 
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AAEM: The Journal of Emergency Medicine Audio Summary
 
Podcast summary of articles from the January 2017 edition of Journal of Emergency Medicine from the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Topics include outcomes in vitamin K antagonists vs novel oral anticoagulants, chest pain, opioid overdose EMS protocol, Benzodiazepine withdrawal, vertigo treatment, tick-borne relapsing fever, and board r ...…
 
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FOAMcast - Emergency Medicine Core Content
 
A lot of good literature came out in 2016 so we wanted to mention a couple of our favorite articles of the year. Sepsis 3.0 Singer M, Deutschman CS, Seymour CW, et al: The Sepsis Definitions Task Force The Third International Consensus Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock (Sepsis-3). The quick SOFA score (qSOFA) also came out in hopes it "pr ...…
 
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AAEM: The Journal of Emergency Medicine Audio Summary
 
Podcast summary of articles from the December 2016 edition of Journal of Emergency Medicine from the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Topics include radial head dislocation, chest pain, subdissociative dose Ketamine for pain, Botox poisoning, easy internal jugular IVs, osteoarthritis, and Board Review on hangings. Guest speakers are Dr. ...…
 
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FOAMcast - Emergency Medicine Core Content
 
We review a trick of the trade from Academic Life in Emergency medicine for temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dislocation, the extra-oral reduction as well as other methods of TMJ reduction. We delve into core content on dental injuries including fractures, avulsion, luxations, pulpitis and more using Rosen’s Emergency Medicine (8th edition) Chapte ...…
 
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FOAMcast - Emergency Medicine Core Content
 
We review a podcast from Dr. Tim Horeczko's Pediatric Emergency Playbook on elbow injuries including identifying normal ossification centers (CRITOE), radial head subluxation, and supracondylar fractures. Then, we delve into core content on other elbow adjacent injuries including elbow dislocations, humerus fractures, and olecranon bursitis usi ...…
 
We review a talk by Dr. Sara Gray from SMACC (Social Media and Critical Care) conference in June 2016, Resuscitative hysterotomy, which is the new name for perimortem c-section [1]. In this talk she challenges the "4 minute" rule: if resuscitative efforts following maternal circulatory arrest are unsuccessful, cesarean delivery should be commen ...…
 
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AAEM: The Journal of Emergency Medicine Audio Summary
 
Podcast summary of articles from the November 2016 edition of Journal of Emergency Medicine from the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Topics include Intracranial Bleeding in mild TBI, Opioid use in frequent ED users, Blood Cultures, Epistaxis, Steroid Psychosis, Shark Bites, and Board Review on Cervical Artery Dissections. Guest speakers ...…
 
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AAEM: The Journal of Emergency Medicine Audio Summary
 
Podcast summary of articles from the October 2016 edition of Journal of Emergency Medicine from the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Topics include Pyuria in Renal Stones, Sickle Cell Anemia, CMAC as Direct Laryngoscopy, Wernicke Korsakoff Syndrome, Ultrasound for Diastolic Heart Failure, Diltiazem dosing, and Board Review on Atrial Fibr ...…
 
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FOAMcast - Emergency Medicine Core Content
 
The PESIT study in the New England Journal of Medicine stirred up controversy in the FOAM world earlier in October 2016. In this episode we cover the following posts on this article on pulmonary embolism in syncope: Dr. Rory Spiegel of EMnerd Dr. Ryan Radecki of EM Literature of Note St. Emlyn's Rebel EM Then, We delve into core content on sync ...…
 
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FOAMcast - Emergency Medicine Core Content
 
We are bringing y'all pearls from ACEP 2016 in Las Vegas. Today we cover Bell's Palsy (are you sure it's not a stroke?), burn dogma, and some hot abstracts of the year. Thanks for listening! Jeremy Faust and Lauren Westafer
 
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FOAMcast - Emergency Medicine Core Content
 
We are at ACEP 2016 summarizing the hottest pearls Today we cover placebos in the ED for back pain, nausea, and upper respiratory tract infections as well as atrial fibrillation management controversies and vaccine side effects. Thanks for listening! Jeremy Faust and Lauren Westafer
 
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FOAMcast - Emergency Medicine Core Content
 
We bring you highlights from ACEP2016 in Las Vegas. Today we focus on the care of the transgender patient and some pearls on caring appropriately for our diverse patients. We also cover active shooters and lawsuit pearls Thanks for listening! Jeremy Faust and Lauren Westafer
 
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FOAMcast - Emergency Medicine Core Content
 
We cover an incredible ophthalmology resource, OphthoBook.com, by Dr. Tim Roots. This resource has a free book and excellent free video lectures. Specifically, we detail a hilarious video on eye exam tricks, especially targeting individuals who "can't see." We previously reviewed eye trauma in this podcast. In this episode, we review ophthalmol ...…
 
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AAEM: The Journal of Emergency Medicine Audio Summary
 
Podcast summary of articles from September 2016 edition of Journal of Emergency Medicine from the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Topics include Bleeding in Dabigatran, Pediatric Pelvic Fractures, Midline Catheters, Adulterated Heroin, CO Toxicity, Lidocaine Toxicity, and Board Review on Alcohol Withdrawal. Guest speaker is Dr. Brian Dr ...…
 
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FOAMcast - Emergency Medicine Core Content
 
The Free Open Access Medical Education (FOAM) We cover a post from Dr. Josh Farkas on PULMcrit on lithium toxicity. The key message from the post is: a single serum lithium level doesn't necessitate dialysis, despite a recommendation from the EXTRIP working group to initiate dialysis in patients with a lithium level > 5 mEq/L [1]. Dr. Farkas ad ...…
 
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AAEM: The Journal of Emergency Medicine Audio Summary
 
Podcast summary of articles from August 2016 edition of Journal of Emergency Medicine from the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Topics include QT prolongation in dialysis patients, Blood Transfusions, Vitamin K deficiency, IV Fat Emulsion Therapy in Overdose, Malignant Hyperthermia and Board Review on Exertional Heat Illness and Thyroid ...…
 
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FOAMcast - Emergency Medicine Core Content
 
We review a FOAM post by Dr. Matthew MacPartlin on Rollcage Medic on flying after a pneumothorax. Then we delve into a core content review of altitude sickness, high altitude pulmonary edema, high altitude cerebral edema, and altitude related problems using Tintinalli and Rosen's Emergency Medicine as a guide. Thanks for listening! -Jeremy Faus ...…
 
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