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Podcast 509: Circadian Rhythm and Shift Work, From Z to Z

Contributor: Jared Scott, MD Educational Pearls: Sleep deprivation and disturbed sleep cycles increases the risk of many acute and chronic medical issues such as motor vehicle accidents, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, psychiatric disease,  and shift work sleep disorder (difficulty sleeping, fatigue, interference with daily activities) Stages of sleep  Stage 1: 5-10 minutes (light sleep, may not...

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Podcast 509: Circadian Rhythm and Shift Work, From Z to Z

Podcast 508: Are you with child?

Contributor: Chris Holmes, MD Educational Pearls: In ancient Egypt, pregnant women would urinate over barley and wheat seeds to help determine the sex of thier fetus, as well as if they were pregnant. Amazingly, this has 70% accuracy (!!) for determining pregnancy (not sex). Piss Prophets in the middle ages would examine urine for changes...

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Podcast 508: Are you with child?

Podcast 507: Who gonna crump?

Contributor: Nick Tsipis, MD Educational Pearls: Communication proves time and time again to be most helpful in preventing surprises after patient admission Frequent re-evaluations and repeat vital signs can be important to evaluating a patient’s risk for deterioration once admitted as well as selecting the proper level of care at admission Broad categories of patients...

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Podcast 507: Who gonna crump?

UnfilterED #1: Dr. Michael Hunt

On the first installment of this new series, Dr. Michael Hunt shares stories, lessons and advice as he reflects on his 35 year career as an emergency physician.   Intro Music: Backbay Lounge Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Check out this episode!

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UnfilterED #1: Dr. Michael Hunt

Podcast 506: Seymour Fracture

Contributor:  Don Stader, MD Educational Pearls: Seymour fracture is an eponym for a Salter-Harris I/II fracture of the distal phalanx of the finger or toe in children, associated with a nailbed injury These may present and subtle as a subungal hematoma with a fracture on x-ray but carry a significant risk of complications While in...

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Podcast 506: Seymour Fracture

Podcast 505: Sleep on Strep Throat 

Contributor: Don Stader, MD Educational Pearls: Only 10% of patients receiving antibiotics for strep throat actually have the diesease Treatment of strep with antibiotics only slightly reduces the duration of illness. Most studies say the reduction is between 16 and 24 hours Antibiotic treatment may reduce complications such as peritonsilar abscess and otitis media but...

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Podcast 505: Sleep on Strep Throat 

Podcast 504: Ocular Compartment Syndrome

Contributor: Don Stader, MD Educational Pearls: The eye is surrounded by relatively inflexible tissues such as the bone of the orbit and the fibrous tissue of the eye. This makes it relatively susceptible to damage from outside compression, which is most common from trauma. This phenomenon is called ocular compartment syndrome (OCS)  Look for OCS...

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Podcast 504: Ocular Compartment Syndrome

Podcast 503: Magical Magnesium 

Contributor: Dylan Luyten, MD Educational Pearls: Those that are hypokalemic are often hypomagnesemic, and should receive magnesium (Mg) supplementation if repleting potassium Mg levels are typically not necessary – if someone is suspect to have hypomagnesemia, just given them Mg Mg increases the AV node refractory period and therefore may be helpful as an adjunct...

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Podcast 503: Magical Magnesium 

Podcast 502: EMS Psych Clearance

Contributor: Aaron Lessen, MD Educational Pearls: Patients with psychiatric complaints are often complicated to disposition from the main ED, and many will require inpatient psychiatric stays Some health systems have dedicated psychiatric ED’s that are specialized in taking care of these patients For example, in Oakland, CA, EMS are permitted to “clear” a patient for...

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Podcast 502: EMS Psych Clearance

Podcast # 501: Take Down Potions 

Author: Jared Scott, MD Educational Pearls: Study from Hennepin County EM studied the efficacy of different drugs for agitation, which included 737 patients Most patients in this study were male and *surprise* drunk Compared doses of common sedatives with primary outcome of sedation at 15 minutes (all intramuscular) haloperidol 5 mg ziprasidone 20 mg olanzapine...

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Podcast # 501: Take Down Potions 

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