A monthly audio program focused on Emergency Medicine.
C3: Seizures (Visual Summary)
Mel Herbert summarizes the approach to seizures in the emergency department.
Subacromial Bursa Injection for Impingement Syndrome
Dr. Jess Mason presents a posterior technique for a subacromial bursa injection for shoulder impingement syndromes (for both calcific tendonitis and supraspinatous tendonitis). This procedure is very similar to a shoulder joint injection, so be sure to watch that video as well and pick the right one for your needs. Procedure performed by Dr. Jeremy Salsberg.
C3: Bradycardia (Visual Summary)
Dr. Jess Mason summarizes the approach to bradycardia.
Shoulder Joint Injection
Dr. Jess Mason presents the posterior approach for shoulder intra-articular injections. The same approach can be used for arthrocentesis. This technique is very similar to a subacromial bursa injection, so watch that video too and choose the right one for your needs. Procedure performed by Dr. Leann Mainis.
C3: Tachyarrhythmias (Visual Summary)
Dr. Jess Mason summarizes the approach to tachyarrhythmias.
Airway Foreign Body Removal
Jess Mason presents a case an earring stuck in a patients airway and how it was removed with video laryngoscopy. Thanks to Drs. Steve Riccoboni and Rene Ramirez.
How to Make a Mucosal Atomizer Using a Nebulizer
Dr. Jess Mason demonstrates a technique for making an improvised mucosal atomizer device using a nebulizer and the problems associated with this approach. Thanks to UCSF Fresno and Lee Hagerty.
Mel Herbert's classic tachyarrhythmia lecture. Watch this, then listen to the C3 Tachyarrhythmias episode, June 2017.
Reduction of Temporomandibular Joint Dislocation
A technique for extraoral reduction of a bilateral mandible dislocation, presented by Jess Mason. Thanks to Steve Riccoboni, MD.
Drs. Herbert, Swadron, Mason, and Shoenberger present an EMRAP Live event with an oral boards case, ECG in WPW, CXR in trauma, journal club classic papers on diltiazem for Afib, an exciting case of the month with an airway foreign body, and a new HD video debut on reduction of a mandible dislocation.
Measuring Compartment Pressure
We first review how to setup and use the Stryker intracompartmental pressure monitor device, then we review the anatomical compartments and where to insert the needle for each compartment of the lower leg and forearm. Presented by Jessica Mason, MD and Walid Hamud, MD.
Ultrasound of ROSC
Jacob Avila reviews the different ultrasound findings that can change your management during a code.
C3: Epistaxis (Visual Summary)
Mel Herbert reviews that major concepts covered in EMRAP C3 "Epistaxis" released May 2017
This is a quick review of some common tools and products for managing epistaxis and how to use them. We have no affiliation with any of the products shown. Presented by Jess Mason, MD.
EM:RAP iOS App Update April 2017
The updated EM:RAP app now has segment summaries in inline.
Reduction of Anterior Shoulder Dislocation
Three techniques for reducing an anterior shoulder dislocation
Reduction of Inferior Shoulder Dislocation
A technique for reducing an inferior shoulder dislocation
Metal Detector for Ingested Coins
How to use a metal detector to locate ingested coins in the esophagus vs stomach.
How to delete EM:RAP app off your iOS device
Mel Herbert demonstrates how to remove the EM:RAP app off of your iOS device.
Reduction of Posterior Shoulder Dislocation
A technique for reducing a posterior shoulder dislocation
C3: Dizziness (Visual Summary)
Mel Herbert reviews the major concepts covered in EMRAP C3 "Dizziness" released April 2017
Drs. Herbert, Swadron, and Mason present a trip oral boards case, review the chest x-ray and ECG in chest pain, and Dr. Cam Berg presents journal club on a chest pain ADP.
C3: Chest Pain (Visual Summary)
Mel Herbert reviews the major concepts covered in EMRAP C3 "Chest Pain" released March 2017.
Dr. Mel Herbert reviews the anatomy of the pelvis, x-ray interpretation, and some of the worst types of pelvic fractures: open book, lateral compression, and vertical shear. Mel also reviews when to use a pelvic binder.
Pelvic Binder Placement
Demonstration of the correct placement of a pelvic binder for an open book pelvic fracture with diastasis of the pubic symphysis.
Fish Hook Removal
A technique for removing a fishhook using wire cutters. Presented by Drs. Jess Mason and Stephanie Benjamin at UCSF Fresno.
Ultrasound of Aortic Dissection
How to do a Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) to assess for aortic dissection. Presented by Dr. Jacob Avila, MD.
Nasal Foreign Body Extraction Using Balloon Catheter
How to remove a nasal foreign body using a balloon catheter extraction device.
Ultrasound of Appendicitis
How to do a Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) to assess for appendicitis. Presented by Dr. Jacob Avila, MD.
This month Mel, Jess, and special guest Ilene Claudius go over Pediatric Abdominal Pain.
Locating the RN edition on EMRAP.org
Mel Herbert quickly explains how to locate the RN Edition on the EMRAP website along with some other useful features.
Mel Herbert's chalazion saga continues, this time with an injection of steroid and 5-Fluorouracil to treat his recurrent chalazion. Procedure performed by ophthalmologist, Dr. Edward Lee.
Drs. Herbert, Swadron, Mason, and Shoenberger present a live show, including oral board review, journal club, ECG course, and a new EMRAP-HD video debut.
C3: Elderly Abdominal Pain (Visual Summary)
Mel Herbert reviews the major concepts covered in EMRAP C3 "Elderly Abdominal Pain" released January 2017.
The key steps to performing a paracentesis. Presented by Drs. Jess Mason and Andres Anaya at UCSF Fresno.