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SGEM#155: Girls Just Want To Have Fun – Not Appendicitis

Posted by on May 29, 2016 in Featured, Infectious, Pediatrics, Podcasts | 13 comments

Podcast Link: SGEM155 Date: May 24th, 2016 Guest Skeptics:  Dr. Anthony Crocco is a Pediatric Emergency Physician and is the Medical Director & Division Head of the Division of Pediatric Emergency at McMaster’s Children’s Hospital. He is the creator of SketchyEBM. Case: A 15-year-old female patient presents to your emergency department with a chief compliant of abdominal pain. A medical student picks up the chart and comes back to tell you about the case. His presentation includes that the abdominal...

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SGEM#154: Here I Go Again, Kidney Stone

Posted by on May 15, 2016 in Featured, Genitourinary, Podcasts | 4 comments

Podcast Link: SGEM154 Date: May 12th, 2016 Guest Skeptics: Dr. Tony Seupaul and Dr. Marc Phan. Tony is the Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Arkansas. Marc is a PGY-3 resident in the Emergency Medicine program at the University of Arkansas. Case: 48 year old man presents to the emergency department complaining of right flank pain radiating to his groin. He states the pain comes in “waves,” and he has associated nausea without vomiting. On exam, he is afebrile...

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SGEM#153: Simulation for Ultrasound Education

Posted by on May 8, 2016 in Featured, Podcasts | 17 comments

Podcast Link: SGEM153 Date: May 2nd, 2016 Guest Skeptic: Dr. Chris Bond. Chris is an emergency physician and clinical lecturer at the University of Calgary. He is currently the host of CAEP Casts, which highlight educational innovations from emergency medicine residency programs across Canada. Chris also has his own #FOAMed blog called Standing on the Corner Minding My Own Business (SOCMOB). Case: An emergency medicine resident in your institution has learned some basics of ultrasound training, but feels uncomfortable performing ultrasound...

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SGEM#152: Movin’ on Up – Higher Floors, Lower Survival for OHCA

Posted by on Apr 24, 2016 in Cardiac, Featured, Podcasts | 11 comments

Podcast Link: SGEM152OHCA Date: April 22nd, 2016 Guest Skeptic: Jay Loosley. Jay is a Registered Nurse, Paramedic and Research Assistant. He was a Professor at Fanshawe College but is currently the Superintendent of Education for Middlesex-London Emergency Medical Services. Case: A 43 male patient calls with chest pain from 14th floor of a downtown high-rise apartment building. After the 911 dispatcher gets the address and details of the chest pain, the patient stops responding and the dispatcher can hear no voice....

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SGEM#151: Groove is in the HEART Pathway

Posted by on Apr 17, 2016 in Cardiac, Featured, Podcasts | 6 comments

Podcast Link: SGEM151 Date: April 10th, 2016 Guest Skeptic: Dr. Salim Rezaie. Salim is an Associate Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine Internal Medicine University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and the creator/founder of REBEL EM @srrezaie. Salim is also part of The Teaching Course. Case: A 40 year-old male arrives to the emergency department via EMS with substernal chest pain that has lasted for three days without any relief. He denies shortness of breath, radiation, nausea/vomiting, diaphoresis, or palpitations....

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SGEMXtra: Enter the METRIQ

Posted by on Apr 3, 2016 in Featured, Podcasts | 0 comments

Podcast Link: SGEMXtra METRIQ Date: March 23rd, 2016 Guest Skeptic: Dr. Brent Thoma. Brent is an emergency physician, trauma team leader, Clinical Assistant Professor and the Director of EM research at the University of Saskatoon in Saskatchewan. As of July 1st, he will become the EM Program Director. Brent was last on SGEM#56: BEEM Me Up (Impact Factor in the Age of Social Media). He was discussing the new idea of social media, impact factor and medical education with Dr. Chris Carpenter. Chris...

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SGEM#150: Hypertonic Saline for Traumatic Brain Injury

Posted by on Mar 27, 2016 in Featured, Neurologic, Podcasts, Trauma | 21 comments

Podcast Link: SGEM150 Date: March 24th, 2016 Guest Skeptic: Dr. Chris Bond. Chris is an emergency physician and clinical lecturer at the University of Calgary. He is currently the host of CAEP Casts, which highlights educational innovations from emergency medicine residency programs across Canada. Chris also has his own #FOAMed blog called Standing on the Corner Minding My Own Business (SOCMOB). Lead Author: Dr. Elyse Pelletier. Elyse works at the Centre de Recherche CHU de Québec, Population Health and optimal Health...

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SGEM#149: Share Decision Making for Pain Control in Older ED Patients

Posted by on Mar 21, 2016 in Featured, Podcasts | 4 comments

Podcast Link: SGEM149 Date: March 10th, 2016 Guest Skeptic: Dr. Tim Platts-Mills. Tim is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine; Director, Clinical Research; Co-Director of Geriatric Emergency Medicine at the University of North Carolina. His career goal is to improve the quality of emergency care for older adults through research, research mentorship, and support of the larger community of geriatric emergency medicine researchers. Tim’s research group is currently developing a protocol to screen for elder abuse in the emergency department....

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SGEM#148: Stuck on You – Skin Glue for Peripheral IVs

Posted by on Mar 13, 2016 in Featured, Podcasts | 8 comments

Podcast Link: SGEM148 Date: March 6th, 2016 Guest Skeptic: Dr. Simon Carley. Simon is Professor of Emergency Medicine in Manchester, England. He is a keen educator and loves sharing what he knows through the blog and podcast at St. Emlyn’s. Case: You are working hard in the emergency department. It is a busy night and you are working flat out dealing with the stream of patients. In the middle of this busy night one of your nurses asks you to resite...

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SGEM#147: This is a SVT and I’m Gonna REVERT It – Using a Modified Valsalva Manoeuvre

Posted by on Feb 15, 2016 in Cardiac, Featured, Podcasts | 4 comments

Podcast Link: SGEM147 Date: February 12th, 2016 Guest Skeptic: Dr. Robert Edmonds. Bob is a third year Emergency Medicine Resident at the University of Missouri at Kansas City. Prior to medical school, he graduated from the US Air Force Academy, and when he completes his training will rejoin the Air Force for nine years as an Emergency Medicine physician. Case: A 24-year-old female presents to the emergency department with palpitations. She feels anxious but is hemodynamically stable and her ECG demonstrates supra ventricular...

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SGEM#146: The HEAT is On – IV Acetaminophen for Fever in the ICU

Posted by on Feb 7, 2016 in Featured, Infectious, Podcasts | 4 comments

Podcast Link: SGEM146 Date: February 2nd, 2016 Guest Skeptic: Dr. Justin Morgenstern. Justin is an emergency physician and the director of simulation education at Markham Stouffville Hospital in Ontario. He loves skepticism and medical education, especially when it is free and open access. He is the author of the #FOAMed blog and is an associate editor of Emergency Medicine Cases. Case: A 64-year-old woman presents to the emergency department with fever, urinary symptoms, and altered mental status. You diagnose her with sepsis with a...

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SGEM#145: Topical Anesthetics for ED Patients with Corneal Abrasions

Posted by on Jan 31, 2016 in Eye, Featured, Podcasts | 7 comments

Podcast Link: SGEM145 Date: January 20th, 2016 Guest Host: Dr. Chris Carpenter is from Washington University, Deputy Editor of Academic Emergency Medicine and faculty member of Emergency Medical Abstracts. Guest Skeptics: Dr. Kara Otterness from Stony Brook University Hospital on Long Island.  Kara is an assistant clinical professor of Emergency Medicine at Stony Brook. Dr. Salim Rezaie is from University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Salim is an associate clinical professor of Emergency Medicine/Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Health...

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