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EMGuidewire's Podcast

Jan 15, 2020

Join the EMGuideWire team as they discuss Superior Vena Cava Syndrome!

Shownotes:

Definition:

  • Any condition leading to obstruction of blood flow through the SVC

Pathophysiology:

  • Pathology in adjacent anatomy (lung, lymph node, thymus, mediastinum) or within the SVC itself obstructs venous return to the right atrium....


Nov 8, 2019

October was Domestic Violence month and in an effort to help highlight this very important topic, join Drs. Salzman, Dragoo, and Richardson from Carolinas Emergency Medicine Residency while they discuss the very important presentation of Strangulation. This is not a mere gesture of power, it may be our last opportunity...


Oct 25, 2019

Join the EMGuideWire crew as they discuss some tips and pearls on how to skillfully run a medical resuscitation.

Pearls

  • Preparation is everything. Get your staff, and get your stuff! 
  • Call out names, be redundant, and say what you are thinking out loud
  • Don’t go for the tube! Supraglottic airways are quicker and...


Oct 10, 2019

The EMGuideWire Team is visited by a prior crew member, Russell Trigonis, MD! Join them as they discuss how the patient diagnosed with Sepsis in your ED has their care continued in the ICU!

Pearls

  • Start pressors with IVF (30-40cc/kg). NE at 7mcg/min peripherally can always be stopped, but better earlier...


Sep 30, 2019

It it the end of Sepsis Awareness Month, but there is a BONUS Monday (Sept. 30th), so why not a BONUS episode! Join the EMGuideWire Team as they explore the challenges the children bring to this clinical condition. Let's review Pediatric Sepsis!

Pearls:

  • Screening should be age adjusted. Identify severe sepsis....