FOAMcast - Emergency Medicine Core Content
Episode 6 - Hepatic Emergencies

This episode is inspired by a tweet from Dr. Nick Genes who queried why there wasn't more focus on hepatic emergencies in FOAM  (Free Open Access Medical education).  

We review the FOAM from Maryland's Critical Care Project ,"Chyle- coming to a paracentesis near you," on chylous ascites.  Then, we discuss core content liver emergencies, focusing on Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis, Hepatic Encephalopathy, and a smattering of hepatotoxic drugs.

As always, visit foamcast.org  for show notes and the generously donated Rosh Review questions.

Key Texts: Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Board Review(7e) Chapter83, Rosen’s Emergency Medicine (8e) Chapter 90

Thanks for listening!

-Jeremy Faust and Lauren Westafer


We review the FOAM (Free Open Access Medical education) from Academic Life in Emergency Medicine, "Atypical Antispychotic Medication Re-initiation in the Emergency Department" and Dr. Casey Parker's Broome Docs Podcast "Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter."  Then, we discuss core content emergencies including a review of select psychiatric disorders and management of increased ICP.

As always, visit foamcast.org  for show notes and the generously donated Rosh Review questions.

Key Texts:

  • Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Board Review(7e) Chapters 284, 254
  • Rosen’s Emergency Medicine (8e) Chapters 110, 29 

Thanks for listening!

 

-Jeremy Faust and Lauren Westafer


We review the FOAM (Free Open Access Medical education) from Dr. Ryan Radecki's Emergency Medicine Literature of Note, "Infections & Transfusions" and "Grilling Injuries on Memorial Day."  Then, we discuss core content emergencies including transfusion reactions and ingested foreign bodies.

As always, visit foamcast.org  for show notes and the generously donated Rosh Review questions.

Key Texts:

  • Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide (7e) Chapter 233
  • Rosen's Emergency Medicine(8e) Chapter 7

Thanks for listening!

 

-Jeremy Faust and Lauren Westafer


Episode 3 - SMART EM and Ear Emergencies

We review FOAM (Free Open Access Medical education), SMART EM "Pseudoaxioms 2 and Literature Update," in which Dr. David Newman discussesthe lack of benefit for tamsulosin in most renal colic.  Then, we discuss core content urologic emergencies including:

  • Bullous Myringitis
  • Perforated Tympanic Membrane
  • Auricular Hematoma
  • Necrotizing Otitis Externa (Malignant Otitis Externa)

As always, visit foamcast.org  for show notes and the generously donated Rosh Review questions.

Key Texts:

Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide (7e) Chapter 237

Rosen's Emergency Medicine(8e) Chapter 92

Thanks for listening!

 

-Jeremy Faust and Lauren Westafer

Direct download: FOAMcast_Episode_3._SMART_EM_Bullous_Myringitis_060114.1401.mp3
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