Steve Carroll, DO
Your boot camp guide to Emergency Medicine. Made for medical students and emergency medicine interns- each podcast goes through the workup, treatment, and disposition of common emergency medicine complaints
Big Picture Advice to New EM Interns
Just a few days after the new EM interns start, today's episode will talk about my advice to new EM interns. Think of this as the "big picture advice" or a 30,000 foot view of how to approach EM residency. I'll talk about 4 major big picture points to keep in mind as you start your residency. This will go way beyond arrive early, stay late, and always keep learning and expand on some big picture ideas of how to function well as a new intern.
Sickle Cell Anemia by Dr. Jared Walker
Today’s episode is on the evaluation and management of sickle cell anemia in the Emergency Department. Dr Jared Walker, a third year EM resident at the University of Florida Jacksonville, has written and recorded this excellent review of sickle cell disease. This episode will discuss how to properly assess patients with sickle cell, how to order the right labs and imaging, what red flags to look out for, how to control sickle cell pain, how to catch the various complications of sickle cell, and proper patient disposition.
North American Snake Bites by Dr. David Hansen
Today's episode will discuss North American poisonous reptile bites with a focus on snake bites. This episode was written and recorded by Dr. David Hansen, an active duty physician with the US Army. It will review common presentations of snake bites, the relevant history and exam findings, the labs to order, how to decide when to use anti-venom and properly administer it. There is also a bonus section on how to avoid snake bites in the wilderness and what to do if you are bitten by a poisonous snake.
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