FOAMcast - Emergency Medicine Core Content

We interrupt our normal FOAMcast episodes to bring you updates from COVID-19. *Our understanding of COVID-19 is rapidly developing and this may be out of date in days/weeks. So, check back for updates/fact check what you hear*

We review the evidence, to date, on convalescent plasma for the treatment of COVID-19. This includes 3 randomized trials, as well the US experience with >35,000 patients treated with convalescent plasma, a noncontrolled study by Joyner et al [pre-print].

Show notes (references/graphics): FOAMcast.org

Thanks for listening,
Lauren Westafer and Jeremy Faust

Direct download: covid_convalescent_ii_-_82620_11.02_AM.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:27pm EDT

We interrupt our normal FOAMcast episodes to bring you updates from COVID-19. *Our understanding of COVID-19 is rapidly developing and this may be out of date in days/weeks. So, check back for updates/fact check what you hear*

We review Spinner et al in JAMA 2020, an open label trial of remdesivir 5 days vs remdesivir 10 days vs 'standard of care' for the treatment of #COVID19

Show notes: FOAMcast.org

Thanks for listening,
Lauren Westafer and Jeremy Faust

Direct download: remdesivir_spinner.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:28pm EDT

 We review the Ascorbic Acid, Corticosteroids, and Thiamine in Septic Shock (ACTS) Trial by Moskowitz et al in JAMA

Show notes: FOAMcast.org

Thanks for listening!
Jeremy Faust and Lauren Westafer

Direct download: ACTS_foamcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:59pm EDT

We review the AAAAI 2020 anaphylaxis guideline (Shaker et al)

A lightening review of anaphylaxis, follow by a discussion of biphasic reaction and the role of steroids and antihistamines

Thanks for listening,

Jeremy Faust and Lauren Westsafer

Direct download: aaai_anaphylaxis.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:23pm EDT

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