FOAMcast - An Emergency Medicine Podcast
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  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
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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

Key Texts:

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

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