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TOTAL EM - Tools Of the Trade and Academic Learning in Emergency Medicine

Jul 16, 2019

This is not a podcast covering clinical content.  Instead, the focus will be about being a podcast guest and recording your own podcasts.  For that reason, it may not apply for you right now but if you are ever thinking about doing either, come back here.  Speaking of, we are always looking for guests and if you are...


Jul 9, 2019

This is a special sort of "bonus" podcast where we discuss with David Fifer a topic that was brought up entirely for fun: the nocebo effect.  Take a listen as we provide some real life examples of this phenomenon in action.


Jul 2, 2019

To celebrate the Fourth of July, David Fifer joined us to talk about heat exhaustion, heat stroke, and the dogma around these conditions.  This topic is one that is frequently misunderstood and David helps us understand the key pearls and pitfalls with heat stress emergencies.


Jun 25, 2019

Patrick O'Malley is an emergency medicine physician that invented the IRIG-8 device.  He decided to create a device that he feels is better than what was previously on the market in regards to wound irrigation.  Learn how he developed the device and how he has incorporated it into his practice.


Jun 18, 2019

Point of care ultrasound (POCUS) is becoming more widely used in a variety of musculoskeletal applications and this includes infectious pathology such as flexor tenosynovitis.  In this blog and podcast, we talk about a recent paper regarding the diagnostic utility of this condition.