Thanks to the talents of Patrick Bafuma (who also has the EM in Focus blog), we have a new series on the podcast called Emergency Medicine Infectious Disease (EM ID). The first podcast is with Lauren Westafer who also is part of the FOAMcast podcast and a FemInEM Speaker. These two brilliant minds got together to
A while back, Podcast #70, we talked about how to perform a neurological exam. We also spoke on FOAMfrat. Since that time, at WEMSA we built on the subject and discussed the exam as well as its caveats. At that time, there was not a name. Now, we have the Brief Repeatable Assessment In Neurology
Sam Ireland is back to talk again about ventilatory failure. Last time, he talked about the less severe impending ventilatory failure but this time he runs us through acute ventilatory failure. If you have not already checked it out, look at our last post for details on impending ventilatory failure. For this post we talk
We have a two part special with Sam Ireland from FOAMfrat. He is a critical care paramedic in Wisconsin and a brilliant mind including with ventilation. Sam agreed to come on to talk both about impending and acute ventilatory failure. Stay tuned next week for the second part of his talk. This post we talk
This podcast is to discuss two important subjects with ultrasound. The first is a quick review of the Butterfly iQ (more detailed review to come) and the second discusses some of the key benefits of POCUS in EMS and other settings where having a larger machine is not feasible. You may be tired of hearing
This one is sure to generate some controversy, especially by my fellow #FOAMed colleagues but it is a conversation we need to have in all earnest. We must seriously consider if double sequential defibrillation (DSD) is as good a plan as we may have originally thought. Before we dive into the subject at hand, check
Radial head subluxation, commonly referred to as nursemaid’s elbow, is a common condition. In this post we talk about how to diagnose and manage this condition in a timely and effective manner. HousekeepingThank you WEMSA for having TOTAL EM come and speak. Make sure to check the next podcast at Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin in November 2019. Check
We are wrapping up our interview with guests Janelle Bludorn and Laura Blesse-Hampton as part of a collaborative series with the Society of Point of Care Ultrasound (SPOCUS) and Practical POCUS with this portion discussing the logistics of integrating ultrasound into a program. In both Podcasts #129 and #130 we have talked about why and how to integrate ultrasound into your educational program.
It is time for the second part of our collaborative series with the Society of Point of Care Ultrasound (SPOCUS) and Practical POCUS. We are again joined by our guests Janelle Bludorn and Laura Blesse-Hampton. This time we discuss how to integrate ultrasound into an educational program. If you missed Part I, no fear! Check out
In collaboration with the Society of Point of Care Ultrasound (SPOCUS) and Practical POCUS, we are striving to help those who are wanting to improve their training programs. We bring faculty that have experience of introducing ultrasound to the classroom. These pearls are beneficial to all levels of education and not just for PA programs.