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.
C3 - Chest Pain in Young Patients
In this episode of C3, we review an approach to younger patients with chest pain.
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.
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
A Bad Day for the Mediastinum
This month we cover Knee Dislocations, Pediatric UTI, Perforated Eardrum, Rhabdomyolysis, Intoxicated Patients, Mass Sociogenic Illness and more.
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.
February 2018 - Hotpocket
Steroids in Sepsis and EMRAP is BACK at a Live Conference!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Let's get this New Year started with some home cooked medical goodness that can only be EM:RAP.