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Rural Emergency Medicine

Oct 26, 2019

In this episode we discuss using thrombolytics for treatment of STEMI when prompt cardiac catheterization is not available. We discuss the risk, benefits, indications, and contraindications of this therapy.

Sep 17, 2019

In this episode we have guest speaker, Dr. Alycia Valente. She discusses how to apply the basic principles of ethics to situations commonly encountered in the Emergency Department.

May 4, 2019

In this episode we discuss how to improve compliance with the sepsis core measures (SEP-1).

Apr 12, 2019

This is a discussion with Shad Saunders about orbital compartment syndrome and the need to perform lateral canthotomy in the Emergency Department.

Mar 30, 2019

We discuss how to recognize psychosis in the Emergency Department. Psychosis is not just a single symptom, but a mix of potential symptoms each of varying intensities. This can be subtle and difficult to miss. We also discuss how important the collateral history from family and friends is during the evaluation period....