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Dec 22, 2018

The following is a short list of salient points related to the podcast and the corresponding source literature. As always, read the source literature and critically appraise it for yourself. Take none of the following as a substitution for local protocol or procedure.

2018 NAEMSP Spinal Immobilization...


Nov 3, 2018

“The value of experience is not in seeing much, but in seeing wisely.”


― Sir William Osler

 

Deciphering signal from noise as it relates to modern stroke care can be challenging and conflicting, especially as it pertains to the out of hospital environment. In this podcast, we brought the knowledge and experience...


Sep 30, 2018

In this episode, we're graced by the presence of Airway Jedi Dr. Jeff Jarvis. We discuss a novel approach to the standardization of airway management in order to prevent peri-intubation hypoxia and valuable insight into the organizational culture required to make it successful.

Link to Dr. Jarvis' paper "Implementation...


Sep 12, 2018

What is SCAPE?



For this podcast, we're discussing the acute pulmonary edema presentation.

This patient is hypertensive (SBP >140mmHg), severely dyspneic, with diffuse rales and clearly anxious. The "no-shitter, drowning-before-your-very-eyes" type of pulmonary edema. 

This is the SCAPE patient. SCAPE = Sympathetic...


Jul 31, 2018

This podcast is based on the Focused echocardiographic evaluation in life support and peri-resuscitation of emergency patients (FEEL) Study, and inferences made from it.


The study was to determine the feasibility of prehospital ultrasound, but there were more astonishing results:

  • 74.5% of patients in (pseudo) PEA had...