Welcome to EM:RAP’s visual library. Here you’ll find videos on procedures, past live events, the ECG course, oral board review course, radiology, tech questions, lectures, and more.
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C3: Atrial Fibrillation (Visual Summary)
Dr. Mel Herbert summarizes the C3 episode on atrial fibrillation.
Paronychia Incision and Drainage
Dr. Jess Mason demonstrates a technique to drain a paronychia of the finger.
Trephination of a Fingernail Subungual Hematoma
How to use electrocautery to trephinate a subungual hematoma, demonstrated by Dr. Jess Mason.
Here are some techniques to reduce a paraphimosis: create a hyperosmotic solution using sugar and water, make a compression dressing using elastic tape or a condom, and then a demonstration of how to manually reduce the paraphimosis. Photo used with permission from Dra. Mariely Ercolano. Reduction procedure performed by Dr. Steve Riccoboni.
September 22, 2017
Tongue Laceration Repair with Sutures
Dr. Jess Mason demonstrates how to repair a through and through tongue laceration.
Removal of Ingrown Toenail
Dr. Jess Mason presents a technique for removing an ingrown toenail and digital block of the toe with procedure performed by Dr. Scott Reichelderfer
Saline Flush to Confirm Central Line Placement
Dr. Jess Mason presents a technique to confirm that a central line is venous, not arterial, using ultrasound a saline flush. Procedure performed with Dr. Eileen Shu.
C3: Peds Seizures (Visual Summary)
Dr. Mel Herbert summarizes the C3 episode on pediatric seizures.
Mel, Stuart, and Jess host our guest this month, Kenji Inaba. We cover top trauma questions, ECG with tall T waves, and trauma procedures galore!
C3: Seizures (Visual Summary)
Mel Herbert summarizes the approach to seizures in the emergency department.
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: Bradycardia (Visual Summary)
Dr. Jess Mason summarizes the approach to bradycardia.
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.
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.
C3: Tachyarrhythmias (Visual Summary)
Dr. Jess Mason summarizes the approach to tachyarrhythmias.
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 Inferior Shoulder Dislocation
A technique for reducing an inferior shoulder dislocation
C3: Dizziness (Visual Summary)
Mel Herbert reviews the major concepts covered in EMRAP C3 "Dizziness" released April 2017
Reduction of Posterior Shoulder Dislocation
A technique for reducing a posterior shoulder dislocation
Metal Detector for Ingested Coins
How to use a metal detector to locate ingested coins in the esophagus vs stomach.
Reduction of Anterior Shoulder Dislocation
Three techniques for reducing an anterior shoulder dislocation
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ultrasound of Appendicitis
How to do a Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) to assess for appendicitis. 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 Aortic Dissection
How to do a Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) to assess for aortic dissection. Presented by Dr. Jacob Avila, MD.
Fish Hook Removal
A technique for removing a fishhook using wire cutters. Presented by Drs. Jess Mason and Stephanie Benjamin at UCSF Fresno.
Pelvic Binder Placement
Demonstration of the correct placement of a pelvic binder for an open book pelvic fracture with diastasis of the pubic symphysis.
This month Mel, Jess, and special guest Ilene Claudius go over Pediatric Abdominal Pain.
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.
The key steps to performing a paracentesis. Presented by Drs. Jess Mason and Andres Anaya at UCSF Fresno.
C3: Elderly Abdominal Pain (Visual Summary)
Mel Herbert reviews the major concepts covered in EMRAP C3 "Elderly Abdominal Pain" released January 2017.