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The Art of Emergency Medicine podcast is an effort to help and inspire trainees of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) to put their best foot forward and progress through the program. We achieve this by covering various training issues and exam topics focussed on SAQ and OSCE questions. Abrar and Kishan – FACEM and Advanced Trainee respectively, form the core of our creative team, based in Melbourne, Australia. We hope you enjoy it!
 
"Heavy lies the crown" is a common misquote of "uneasy lies the head that wears the crown" from Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part 2. It refers to the responsibility and insecurity of governing an entire kingdom. Likewise, "heavy lies the helmet" refers to the responsibility we face as critical care transport providers working in an autonomous and often unpredictable environment. Our minds are eased with education that better prepares us for any situation that we may encounter. That is exactly wha ...
 
Brought to you by a partnership that transcends the 49th parallel. Join Adam Thomas and Josh Farkas in the podcast that accompanies The Internet Book of Critical Care. The IBCC podcast will explore key points in each chapter. Initially the release of podcasts may lag a bit behind the chapters for logistic reasons. However, our goal is to eventually have a podcast for each chapter. Subsequently, the podcast will discuss updates to the IBCC based on new evidence.
 
The goal of the Neurocritical Care Society Podcast is to summarize some of the latest content and cutting edge research published in the journal, Neurocritical Care, official journal of the Neurocritical Care Society. Episodes are produced regularly and feature interviews with the top researchers around the world in the fields of neurology, critical care, and neurosurgery.
 
Bridging the gap between literature and practice in pediatric intensive care. Featuring guests from around the world and pediatric intensive care specialists Greg Kelly (Westmead Children's Hospital Sydney), Peta Alexander (Boston Children's Hospital) and Mike Clifford (Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne) Pediatrica intensiva won’t tell you the answers, because no one knows what they are, but we can give you a chance to hear respected experts talk about what they actually do with some of th ...
 
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In this episode, we aim to arm you with a basic approach to the rhythm that loves to make the monitors go ping: atrial fibrillation. The age old argument: rate vs rhythm control. What rate is acceptable? Who gets all of the drugs? Why do we love amiodorone? When do you dust off old sparky? Come join us for 42 minutes of Josh giggling and educating …
 
Delirium is a hugely important topic in the #pedsICU with up to 90% of some patient populations being affected and impacts on disease severity, length of stay and quality of life, even months after discharge. It is related to underlying disease, but also to the drugs and abnormal environment that we expose our patients to. Chani Traube and Deb Long…
 
On this episode, Kassi Kronfeld and Andrew Bauerschmidt interview Brian Edlow on his article, "Personalized Connectome Mapping to Guide Targeted Therapy and Promote Recovery of Consciousness in the Intensive Care Unit." NCS offers free CE credits for the NCS Podcast Series episodes. Listen to any of the posted episodes, complete a five question sur…
 
In this episode, Dr. Jonathan Charnin and Dr. Daniel Saddawi-Konefka join us to explore the evidence around perioperative stress dose steroids and adrenal insufficiency. Thanks for listening! If you enjoy our content, leave a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts and consider helping us offset the costs of production by donating through our Patreon at ht…
 
There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding the meaning of certain lab values and what a positive truly is. Are these numbers as black and white as they are perceived? In this podcast episode, we discuss sensitivity versus specificity, define some of the most common labs and how to avoid tunnel vision when it comes to your clinical interpretation…
 
In this episode we cover one of the hallmarks of the poisoned patient, that ECG tracing with a widening QRS. After reading the post, come listen for the nuances around all things hypertonic bicarb for sodium delivery, preventing acidosis with isotonic bicarb, how those sneaky-brilliant toxicologists will use lidocaine, and when to push the "panic b…
 
Dawn is back! In this episode I was pleased to speak to Dawn Kerslake again, consultant midwife at South East Coast Ambulance Service, about the normal birth and some of the potential maternity emergencies that may occur in the prehospital environment. Hopefully you've heard the episode on maternity emergencies by The Resus Room (if not, I highly r…
 
On today's episode, Holly Ledyard, MD, MS is joined by Ryan Maves, MD, FCCP, FCCM, FIDSA to discuss his recent article, "Procalcitonin Is Not an Adequate Tool for Antimicrobial De-Escalation in Sepsis." NCS offers free CE credits for the NCS Podcast Series episodes. Listen to any of the posted episodes, complete a five question survey, and claim yo…
 
Taking care of the High Risk OB patient is outside the comfort zone of many of us. The third trimester, specifically, presents unique challenges both pregnancy-related and otherwise. Why are normal physiologic changes related to pregnancy ABNORMAL in the third trimester? How do we determine if the pregnant patient is sick or not sick? And how do yo…
 
Early Mobilization in the #pedsICU with groundbreaker Sapna Kudchadkar from Johns Hopkins Early Mobilization is enormously important because while survival continues to increase, so do the numbers of children who leave PICU with a new functional limitation. Survival is not enough anymore - it's all about the quality of survival Pediatrica Intensiva…
 
In part 2 of our discussion with FACEM Dr. Jonathan Henry and his experience in a resource limited setting in Vanuatu, we cover ways one can advocate for patients both clinically as well as health promotion, barriers to care and social determinants of health using examples. We go through some amazing tips, tricks and hacks that he has picked up dur…
 
Survival in PICU continues to increase around the world. The hidden cost of this is ever increasing numbers of children with severe, sometimes lifelong, problems from their critical illness and intensive care stay. Joining us as a guest editor for this season is one of the world experts on this topic - Professor Karen Choong from McMaster Universit…
 
In this episode, Dr. Ross Kennedy and Dr. Cas Woinarski join us to discuss the evidence on whether low-flow anesthesia with sevoflurane is safe. We discuss Compound A generation and nephrotoxicity. This episode was made possible through production and research support from Davies Agyekum, MD, PhD. Thanks for listening! If you enjoy our content, con…
 
Has administration ever made a decision that you didn't agree with and/or understand? Of course! As much as we don't like to admit it, the medical industry is a business. For that reason, finances play a significant factor in decision-making. How do we maintain balance between profit and patient care? How do we bridge the gap between leadership and…
 
In Part 1 of this 2 part episode, we have another special guest Dr. Jonathan Henry FACEM who provides a fascinating discussion on global emergency care and resource limited settings using his experience in Vanuatu. We are so reliant on gold standard top line care in Australia, that we forget the basics and alternatives. How would you treat a life t…
 
In this month's episode, Dr. Krishna Rajajee, Clinical Professor in Neurosurgery and Neurology at the University of Michigan. is interviewed by Drs. Kassi Kronfeld and Jason Siegel on his recent article, "A Prospective Study of Optic Nerve Ultrasound for the Detection of Elevated Intracranial Pressure in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury." NCS offers f…
 
Due to the popularity of Episode 68 - X-Ray Vision, we've decided to extend our radiology series and focus on computerized tomography (CT) scans. Head CT scans, specifically, are often viewed by emergency and transport clinicians when patients require tertiary neurovascular services. Tune in to another visually-guided episode as we discuss this ext…
 
Due to the popularity of Episode 68 - X-Ray Vision, we've decided to extend our radiology series and focus on computerized tomography (CT) scans. Head CT scans, specifically, are often viewed by emergency and transport clinicians when patients require tertiary neurovascular services. Tune in to another visually-guided episode as we discuss this ext…
 
In this episode, Dr. Adam Flaczyk from Massachusetts General Hospital joins us to summarize the data on the latest COVID-19 vaccines and to answer frequently asked questions. Frequently asked questions start at 30:03 including: What is the data on side effects? What is the potential for anaphylaxis? Any data on use of antipyretics or NSAIDS with va…
 
Some clinicians may have a tendency to neglect performing a thorough neurological exam in a comatose patient. And when a neuro patient requires an advanced airway, some clinicians may not be mindful of cerebral perfusion pressure and how to optimize it effectively. In this podcast episode, we provide you with the recording of Bryan's presentation f…
 
In this special episode, Dr. Justin Morgenstern of First10EM joins us to discuss a 6-step approach to primary literature. His strategy will give you the tools to feel more comfortable with taking an active role in reading and critically evaluating the literature. Step 1: How do I find a paper to read? Step 2: Is this paper worth reading? Step 3: Re…
 
Hello again! Welcome to part 2 of my discussion with chief paramedic officer Justin Thomas. In this episode we discussed RSI, research, Justin's journey to becoming a PhD student, and how to move to South Africa as a paramedic. Enjoy! -- Silas References Health Professions Council of South Africa (2018). ‘Clinical Practice Guidelines’. [Online]. Un…
 
On this episode, celebrating Women's History Month, Dr. Fawaz Al-Mufti interviews members of NCS's WINCC (Women in Neurocritical Care) leadership section. Drs. Malaiyandi, O'Hana Nobleza, Greene-Chandos, and Darsie discuss inequities in medicine and the creation of policies and resources that will promote gender equity. NCS offers free CE credits f…
 
6th regular episode of Pediatrica Intensiva with Aparna Hoskote, consultant in cardiac ICU at Great Ormond St Hospital London. The time around the stage 1 procedure is the time of the highest mortality for single ventricle patients, up to 15%. What we do in the #pedsICU really matters for these patients but there is very little high quality evidenc…
 
Pre-hospital resuscitation of the traumatic arrest patient is controversial, to say the least. Some evidence has shown our efforts to be futile. But are the studies skewed by inappropriate management and our resistance to act? When do we intervene, and when do we not? And how can we help improve these poor mortality rates? Join us as we discuss thi…
 
In this episode we continue on the path of DIC: the scary sub-phenotype that is Purpura Fulminans. When your patient is necrosing everything, you need to act quickly before they start losing organs and digits. Come listen for identification, anticoagulation, protein C and all its goodness, when to give Vitamin K, and why to really be careful about …
 
In this episode, we explore the evidence on whether smaller endotracheal tubes are... 1. Less likely to maintain a secure patent airway 2. Less reliable in facilitating positive pressure ventilation 3. Less able to seal the trachea and protect the lungs from aspiration We also discuss the potential harms associated with larger endotracheal tubes. O…
 
5th regular episode of Pediatrica Intensiva with Peta Alexander from Boston Children's, Mike Clifford from Royal Children's Melbourne & Greg Kelly from Westmead Children's Sydney. The interstage is a time of incredibly high mortality despite the fact it only lasts a few months. These patients can get sick for a variety of reasons between the mundan…
 
Join Dr. Benjamin Miller as he interviews Dr. Rajeev Garg on his recent article, "The Influence of Diffusion Weighted Imaging Lesions on Outcomes in Patients with Acute Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage.” NCS offers free CE credits for the NCS Podcast Series episodes. Listen to any of the posted episodes, complete a five question survey, and cla…
 
In this special episode, Cardiologist Dr. Manuja Premaratne joins us to answer many burning questions in cardiac chest pain risk stratification. As the Head of Cardiac Imaging at Peninsula Health, he is uniquely placed to discuss risk stratification in chest pain patients. The varied discussion points in this episode include - HEART score, When to …
 
Hello 2021! We're back with season two of The Prehospital Podcast and to kick it off I spoke to Justin Thomas, Chief Paramedic Officer in Saudi Arabia and PhD student. We had a really interesting chat (I think so anyway...) about paramedic education in South Africa, paramedic practice in Saudi Arabia, the ethics of prehospital decision making, and …
 
Though we are not Radiologists, we constantly find ourselves needing to interpret basic chest x-rays. Whether it's ETT placement or ARDS identification, it is important to know what you're looking at. Join us for a visually-assisted podcast episode where our very own Intensivist and Medical Director, Dan Rauh, helps break down this seemingly overwh…
 
Though we are not Radiologists, we constantly find ourselves needing to interpret basic chest x-rays. Whether it's ETT placement or ARDS identification, it is important to know what you're looking at. Join us for a visually-assisted podcast episode where our very own Intensivist and Medical Director, Dan Rauh, helps break down this seemingly overwh…
 
Refusal Heuristic Traps: How to avoid heuristic traps: Competency Vs Capacity: Competency is a global assessment and legal determination made by a judge in court. Capacity is a functional assessment and a clinical determination about a specific decision that can be made by any clinician familiar with a patient’s case. How does a patient demonstrate…
 
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