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Jun 13, 2020

Joined by Peter D. Akpunonu, MD, Haedan Eager and Ben Doty, we discuss their recent paper on "Managing the Effects of Riot Control Agents" and throw in a little trivia - and discuss relevant and practical management principles for patients exposed to incapacitating agents.

Apr 8, 2020

Don't you wish someone explained what viral load, viral shedding, and all those other words we use loosely when talking about COVID-19? Well.... our guest on this podcast did, and we think you'll really enjoy getting back to the basics, and then some.

Dr. Ryan Mynatt is a practicing PharmD specializing in infectious...

Mar 22, 2020

In this podcast we discuss a gift box of items regarding treatment considerations for reducing aerosol generating procedures. As with the previous podcast, this is a dynamic situation, and the information is not guaranteed to be accurate. Please share your thoughts and what you are doing at your own department. 

Mar 14, 2020

Let's start by saying that I am not an expert. But, specific guidance from the CDC for managing these patients is available, but I feel like the dispersal of this information is critical to front line EMS providers.

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Jan 3, 2020

In this episode we take a new look at the pathophysiology behind tension pneumothorax and how it presents in the real world population, and discuss why we should pause before inserting the needle in the 2nd intercostal space.