EM:RAP 2018 June SNACK
Mel takes a first look at a large well done study of fluid resuscitation in pediatric DKA.
EMA June 2018
Mike and Sanjay are back discussing 30 great papers for the June edition of EMA. This month we welcome Jess Monas to the team; she will be joining Vanessa Cardy to bring us the Ultra Summary. Rick rants about number needed-to-treat while Ken Milne gives us a Time To Talk A Little Nerdy lecture about minor head trauma. Jerry Reflects on the way that numbers can be manipulated to fool us and Mel takes a look into the EMA database at the history of using morphine in Pulmonary Edema.
EM:RAP 2018 June
It may be the 6th month but it's the 1st month Jan and Stuart are at the helm. This month they steer us through; The Dreaded AAA, Peds Psych Policy, Low Dose Ketamine, Loperamide, Choosing Wisely, Shared Decision Making, and much more.
C3 - CHF
Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a big deal for emergency and primary care providers alike.
EM:RAP LLSA 2016
A tight focused review of the key points from the LLSA 2016 ABEM reading list. Listen to the audio and take the attached quiz (in PDF form) and you will be ready for the ABEM LLSA test.
EM:RAP 2018 May Snack
Scott Weingart has something to say about the Surviving Sepsis Campaign
EM:RAP LLSA 2018
A tight focused review of the key points from the LLSA 2018 ABEM reading list. Listen to the audio and take the attached quiz (in PDF form) and you will be ready for the ABEM LLSA test.
May 2018 - BackPassage
In this BackPassage Mel outlines all the new content coming in July and gives an overview of the EM:RAP mission and plans for the rest of the year. More of these behinds the scenes podcast coming soon
C3 - Pediatric Fever
In this episode of C3, we discuss the approach to infants and children with fever.
EMA 2018 May
This month we welcome Mike Menchine and Sanjay Arora to the EMA team. They kick off the episode discussing their 30 selected papers in depth. Mel and Vanessa then summarize all of these in under 30 minutes. Rick rants about the usefulness of cookbook medicine and Ken brings us some nerdy gastro-intestinal pearls. Jerry Hoffman reflects on a paper from the April episode in a strong opinion piece entitled ‘Double-Speak comes to Medicine’. Finally Mel looks into the EMA archives to determine what size catheter tubes we should be using for hemothorax.
EM:RAP 2018 May
It's May! This month we cover Cocaine and Chest Pain, Tachycardia Out of Proportion, Blunt Neck Trauma, Marijuana in Kids, Street Drug Identification, Poison Ivy, Post Arrest Pressor Management, a few cases, and more!
EM:RAP LLSA 2017
A tight focused review of the key points from the LLSA 2017 ABEM reading list. Listen to the audio and take the attached quiz (in PDF form) and you will be ready for the ABEM LLSA test.
EM:RAP Crunch Time Preview - Infectious Disease
This is a preview of our coming soon EM:RAP board review course called CrunchTime, July 2018
EM:RAP 2018 April - Hotpocket
Darren Braude gets us prepared for another shortage, this time it's Ketamine.
EM:RAP 2018 April
It's April, and this month Mel and Stuart cover, SCIWORA, Chance Fractures, RA in the ED, Lactate, Insulin OD, Vertigo, Kinship and more.
EMA 2018 April
This month, Jan Shoenberger and Ramin Tabatabai review 30 articles. Mel and Vanessa give us their Ultra Summary and Jerry Deep Dives on a selection of this months abstracts. Rick Rants about opioid addiction treatment in the USA (or the lack thereof) and Ken talks a little nerdy about BRUE (Brief Resolved Unexplained Events). Jerry is joined by Dr. Michael S. Wilkes for his Reflections of a Skeptic about money and academic medicine. Finally, Mel takes a look into the EMA archives for his That Was Then This is Now segment about diagnosis of scaphoid fractures.
C3 - Chest Pain in Young Patients
In this episode of C3, we review an approach to younger patients with chest pain.
EM:RAP 2018 March Hotpocket
Zack Shinar and Joe Belezzo with a response to the October 2017 - Cardiology Corner – What REALLY Works in Cardiac Arrest segment
EMA 2018 March
For the March EMA episode Jan Shoenberger and Billy Mallon tackle 30 great papers. Vanessa Cardy joins Mel Herbert for the Ultra Summary and Jerry Hoffman again Deep Dives a selection of this month’s abstracts. Rick Bukata rants about surprise medical bills and Ken Milne talks a little nerdy about assessing suicide risk in the ED. Jerry Hoffman is joined by Jeanne Lenzer for his “Reflections of a Skeptic” segment and finally Mel Herbert looks at the use of tap water for wound irrigation.
C3 - Sore Throat
In this episode of C3, we review an approach to patients with sore throat. The causes of sore throat range from benign and self-limited to life threatening airway obstructions. We will discuss a basic approach to patients with sore throat, the warning signs for life threats, and the management of low acuity pharyngitis.
A Bad Day for the Mediastinum
This month we cover Knee Dislocations, Pediatric UTI, Perforated Eardrum, Rhabdomyolysis, Intoxicated Patients, Mass Sociogenic Illness and more.
February 2018 - Hotpocket
Steroids in Sepsis and EMRAP is BACK at a Live Conference!
EMA 2018 February
The February EMA Episode begins with Jan Shoenberger, Stuart Swadron and Ramin Tabatabai introducing the episode and reviewing the contents. Jan Shoenberger and Ramin Tabatabai then discuss this month’s 30 abstracts. This is followed by Mel and Stuart’s Ultra Summary and Jerry’s Deep Dive. Rick Rants about drug prices in the United States while Ken Milne reviews low back pain. Jerry reflects on chart reviews and Mel takes a look at the history of adenosine versus verapamil or diltiazem.
C3 - TIA
In this episode of C3, we review the management of the patient with transient ischemic attack (TIA).
Ready, Set, Pause...
Sometimes we all need to pause.
January 2018 - Hotpocket
Dr Mason reviews the fact that we have an IV fluid shortage in North America after the recent hurricanes affecting Puerto Rico.
Let's get this New Year started with some home cooked medical goodness that can only be EM:RAP.
C3 - Stroke
In this episode of C3, we review the management of the patient with acute stroke. Although cerebrovascular disease is a leading cause of death worldwide, advances in acute stroke care have been overshadowed to some degree by advances in cardiovascular care. After years of slow and difficult progress, the battle against stroke is picking up steam. Advances in imaging allow us to more precisely define the various stroke syndromes and new interventional techniques now the hold promise of more effective targeted treatments.
EMA 2018 January
EMA kicks off 2018 with a great episode full of clinically useful papers with our team of contributors tackling some hot topics. Jan and Ramin begin with their editors’ commentary on the January selections then Mel and Stuart give us a quick overview with their Ultra Summary. Jerry Hoffman’s Deep Dive looks at a few of this month’s papers with a particular focus on the many retrospective studies in this month’s episode. Rick’s Rants looks at the opioid crisis and how it relates to emergency medicine while Ken Milne’s Time To Talk A Little Nerdy lecture focuses on managing pediatric UTI’s in the ED. Jerry is back with more Reflections of a Skeptic, this month talking about the importance of clinical judgement and the use of clinical decision aids. Finally, Mel takes a look back in time with his That Was Then This Is Now segment about contrast induced nephropathy.