Episode 11: Blogs and Podcasts for the New EM Resident

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Starting your residency in Emergency Medicine can be daunting, and sometimes there is just too much information to digest.  This is especially true in the world of FOAMed (Free Open Access Medical Education).  With so many blogs, websites, social media resources, and podcasts out there, where is a green EM resident to start?  With the help of the FOAMed community, I try to guide you to the right places to get your feet wet.

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Case Conference: Self Reflection

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One of the ACGME core competencies is "Practice Based Learning and Improvement."  One of the best ways to do this is through patient follow up and self reflection.  In this case conference, I talk about how follow up and self reflection have helped me, and why every resident should be doing this routinely.

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Episode 9: Introducing Emergency Board Review!

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In this podcast, I'm giving you an introduction to an exciting new FREE online emergency medicine board review resource, www.emergencyboardreview.com.  This was developed by Jon from EMChatter and myself, along with help from across the EM blog/podcast world.  We're here to provide a 100% FREE, high yield resource to help you study for the Inservice, Qualifying and ConCert Emergency Medicine exams.

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Episode 8: Critical Care with Weingart and Mallemat

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I somehow tricked Scott Weingart and Haney Mallemat into sitting down and talking EM-Critical Care with me.  We go over Critical Care fellowships and answer your questions about EM/CC.  Should all residencies be four years?  Where do the experts see our specialty in 10 years?  Should we abandon the landmark technique for central line placement?  What about video versus direct laryngoscopy?  A ton of great stuff in just an hour of your time.  

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Episode 7: Airway Tips and Tricks I

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Tom Kehrl and I talk practical tips and tricks when it comes to emergency airway management.  By no means comprehensive, we go through the finer points of intubation we found between two residencies, two fellowships, and supervising resident intubations.  check out all the links in the show notes. 

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Episode 4: RUSH Part 1 - Intro and the Pipes

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Your patient is crashing, and you don't know why.  It could be hypovolemia, cardiogenic shock, PE, tamponade.  How do you make your way through this diagnostic dilemma? Grab the ultrasound machine and see for yourself!  In this first of three podcasts on the RUSH exam, Dr. Tom Kehrl gives you an intro to the exam, and Dr. Dan Kaminstein talks about the evaluation of "The Pipes."

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Episode 3: Vertigo

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"I'm dizzy."  CC: dizziness.  We all LOVE to hear and read that.  I know.  I do too.  But this is an important problem and chief complaint to deal with, and you can get burned easily.  Weak and dizzy expert Dan Kaminstein talks you through the evaluation of Vertigo.

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The EM Res Podcast: Episode 1

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In Episode 1, we talk about secrets to success for our new interns and our recent graduates.  We also talk about The basics you need to read articles and understand what is meant by sensitivity, specificity, PPV and NPV.  Finally, a brief discussion of clinical decision rules.  Everyone loves to pimp about them, but be leery of them as well!

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