FOAMcast - Emergency Medicine Core Content

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
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EST

Episode #2:  Urologic Emergencies

We review FOAM (Free Open Access Medical education), The Skeptic's Guide to Emergency Medicine Episode #71, in which Dr. Milne discussesthe lack of benefit for tamsulosin in most renal colic.  Then, we discuss core content urologic emergencies including:

  • Renal Colic
  • Infected kidney stones
  • Acute Urinary Retention

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) Chapters 95, 97

Rosen's Emergency Medicine(8e) Chapter 99

Thanks for listening!

 

-Jeremy Faust and Lauren Westafer

Direct download: FOAMcast_Episode_2._Renal_Colic_SGEM71.mp3
Category:medicine, urology, emergency medicine -- posted at: 7:00am EST

Episode #1: Cyanide and Carbon Monoxide Toxicity

We review EMCrit Episode #122 in which Drs. Weingart and Nelson review a case of cyanide poisoning in a patient presenting in PEA arrest after a house fire.

 

Show notes and Rosh Review questions at foamcast.org

Key Texts:

Cyanide: Tintinalli (7e) Ch 198; Rosen's (8e) Ch 159

Carbon Monoxide: Tintinalli (7e) Ch 217; Rosen's (8e) Ch 159