FOAMcast - Emergency Medicine Core Content

We interrupt our normal FOAMcast episodes to bring you updates from COVID-19, as literature develops. *Things change frequently and this may be out of date in days/weeks. So, check back for updates/fact check what you hear*

This episode discusses an article by Baldi et al on excess mortality and Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest

Show notes: FOAMcast.org

Thanks for listening,
Lauren Westafer and Jeremy Faust

*Recorded 4.29.20

Direct download: covid_ohca.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:54pm EDT

We interrupt our normal FOAMcast episodes to bring you updates from COVID-19, as literature develops. *Things change frequently and this may be out of date in days/weeks. So, check back for updates/fact check what you hear*

This episode discusses cutaneous manifestations of COVID-19 including "COVID toes"

And the more serious lesions

Show notes: FOAMcast.org

Thanks for listening,
Lauren Westafer and Jeremy Faust

*Recorded 4.28.20

Direct download: covid_toes.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:19pm EDT

We interrupt our normal FOAMcast episodes to bring you updates from COVID-19, as literature develops. *Things change frequently and this may be out of date in days/weeks. So, check back for updates/fact check what you hear*

This episode discusses autopsy findings

and VTE

Show notes: FOAMcast.org

Thanks for listening,
Lauren Westafer and Jeremy Faust

*Recorded 4.26.20

Direct download: covid_426_-_42720_9.53_AM.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:58am EDT

We interrupt our normal FOAMcast episodes to bring you updates from COVID-19, as literature develops. *Things change frequently and this may be out of date in days/weeks. So, check back for updates/fact check what you hear*

This episode discusses an article by Caputo et al.   on self proning and oxygenation in COVID-19

Show notes: FOAMcast.org

Thanks for listening,
Lauren Westafer and Jeremy Faust

*Recorded 4.23.20

Direct download: covid_423_-_42420_8.20_AM.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:20pm EDT

We interrupt our normal FOAMcast episodes to bring you updates from COVID-19, as literature develops. *Things change frequently and this may be out of date in days/weeks. So, check back for updates/fact check what you hear*

In this episode, Dr. Rory Spiegel (@EMNerd_) and I discuss the "switch" from early intubation to aggressive non-invasive modalities and our respiratory protocols including what we know about the evidence behind...

  • Early intubation recommendations
  • High flow nasal cannula in COVID-19
  • Self/awake proning

Show notes: FOAMcast.org

Thanks for listening,
Lauren Westafer and Jeremy Faust

*Recorded 4.17.20

Direct download: Covid_4.19_resp_protocol_-_42020_8.17_PM.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:53pm EDT

We interrupt our normal FOAMcast episodes to bring you updates from COVID-19, as literature develops. *Things change frequently and this may be out of date in days/weeks. So, check back for updates/fact check what you hear*

In this episode, we discuss thrombosis and COVID-19, specifically:

Show notes: FOAMcast.org

Thanks for listening,
Lauren Westafer and Jeremy Faust

*Recorded 4.18.20

Direct download: covid_thrombosis_.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:07pm EDT

We interrupt our normal FOAMcast episodes to bring you updates from COVID-19, as literature develops. *Things change frequently and this may be out of date in days/weeks. So, check back for updates/fact check what you hear*

In this episode, we discuss special populations including

Show notes: FOAMcast.org

Thanks for listening,
Lauren Westafer and Jeremy Faust

*Recorded 4.17.20

Direct download: covid_disparities_.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:42pm EDT

We interrupt our normal FOAMcast episodes to bring you updates from COVID-19, as literature develops. *Things change frequently and this may be out of date in days/weeks. So, check back for updates/fact check what you hear*

In this episode, we discuss testing issues

And hydroxychloroquine updates

  • More data without a comparator from the Raoult group (only published as abstract and table)
  • Retrospective study with propensity matching (Mahévas et al)

Show notes: FOAMcast.org

Thanks for listening,
Lauren Westafer and Jeremy Faust

*Recorded 4.14.20

Direct download: covid_4.14.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:05pm EDT

We interrupt our normal FOAMcast episodes to bring you updates from COVID-19, as literature develops. *Things change frequently and this may be out of date in days/weeks. So, check back for updates/fact check what you hear*

In this episode, we discuss outcomes from NYU

Show notes: FOAMcast.org

Thanks for listening,
Lauren Westafer and Jeremy Faust

*Recorded 4.12.20

Direct download: covid_4.12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:22am EDT

We interrupt our normal FOAMcast episodes to bring you updates from COVID-19, as literature develops. *Things change frequently and this may be out of date in days/weeks. So, check back for updates/fact check what you hear*

In this episode, Dr. Rory Spiegel (@EMNerd_) and I discuss risk stratification tools in COVID-19

Show notes: FOAMcast.org

Thanks for listening,
Lauren Westafer and Jeremy Faust

*Recorded 4.10.20

Direct download: covid_4.10.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:03am EDT

We interrupt our normal FOAMcast episodes to bring you updates from COVID-19, as literature develops. *Things change frequently and this may be out of date in days/weeks. So, check back for updates/fact check what you hear*

In this episode, we discuss the NEJM article by Grien et al on the compassionate use of remdesivir in COVID-19 

Show notes: FOAMcast.org

Thanks for listening,
Lauren Westafer and Jeremy Faust

*Recorded 4.10.20

Direct download: covid_remdesivir.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:18pm EDT

We interrupt our normal FOAMcast episodes to bring you updates from COVID-19, as literature develops. *Things change frequently and this may be out of date in days/weeks. So, check back for updates/fact check what you hear*

In this episode, we are joined by Dr. Rory Spiegel (EMNerd) and discuss what we are seeing in COVID-19 and various theories.

Show notes: FOAMcast.org

Thanks for listening,
Lauren Westafer and Jeremy Faust

*Recorded 4.5.20

Direct download: Covid_4.7.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:04am EDT

We interrupt our normal FOAMcast episodes to bring you updates from COVID-19, as literature develops. *Things change frequently and this may be out of date in days/weeks. So, check back for updates/fact check what you hear*

In this episode, we are joined by Dr. Rory Spiegel (EMNerd) and discuss the ROX index predicting failure of HFNC and any applicability to COVID-19

Show notes: FOAMcast.org

Thanks for listening,
Lauren Westafer and Jeremy Faust

Recorded 4.5.20

Direct download: covid_4.5.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:21pm EDT

We interrupt our normal FOAMcast episodes to bring you updates from COVID-19, as literature develops. *Things change frequently and this may be out of date in days/weeks. So, check us*

In this episode, we discuss emerging evidence for high flow nasal cannula 

Show notes: FOAMcast.org

Thanks for listening,
Lauren Westafer and Jeremy Faust

Recorded 4.3.20

Direct download: covid_4.3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:51am EDT

We interrupt our normal FOAMcast episodes to bring you updates from COVID-19, as literature develops. *Things change frequently and this may be out of date in days/weeks. So, check us*

In this episode, we discuss the theory (there is no great evidence) of hypercoagulability in severe COVID-19

Show notes: FOAMcast.org

Thanks for listening,
Lauren Westafer and Jeremy Faust

Recorded 4.2.20

Direct download: covid_4.2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:59pm EDT

We interrupt our normal FOAMcast episodes to bring you updates from COVID-19, as literature develops. *Things change frequently and this may be out of date in days/weeks. So, check us*

In this episode, we cover

Show notes: FOAMcast.org

Thanks for listening,
Lauren Westafer and Jeremy Faust

Recorded 3.31.20

Direct download: covid_3.31.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:58pm EDT

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