EMCrit Podcast - Critical Care and Resuscitation

EMCrit Podcast - Critical Care and Resuscitation Podcast

Online Medical Education on Emergency Department (ED) Critical Care, Trauma, and Resuscitation













EMCrit 257 – Pulseless Electrical Activity (PEA) is Stupid
Pulseless Electrical Activity ( PEA ) is confusing! The diagnosis and treatment of PEA is bogged down by terminology and misunderstandings. Spurred by a recent interview I did with Anton Helman of EM Cases, I lay down some of my thoughts on PEA here. The last time I discussed these issues was 5 years ago with Zack and Joe on EDECMO 13. PEA Progression to ROSC POCUS Pulse Carotid POCUS PulseBadra et al. on POCUS Pulse Narrow / Wide doesn't Work Rory breaks it down on the CCnerd in...




EMCrit Wee – Semper Vitae – GRM with Helen Perry
There is a group of clinicians operating on the front line of war zones with no other purpose than to save lives. Global Response Management's Helen Perry comes on the show to discuss their work. Helen Perry ACNP-BC, MSN, RN, CCRN, CEN Their motto is semper vitae--always life. Their mission is to provide life saving emergency and prehospital care to those impacted by war and conflict. Find Global Response The website is www.global-response.org Instagram global.response Facebook Twitter @GRM_Global Volunte...













EMCrit RACC Wee – Debate re: Idarucizumab with @First10em
So my friend, Justin Morgenstern recently put up a post on Idarucizumab, aka Praxbind. He seemed pretty fired up on the issue, so I got him on the line to talk about it. What follows is a conversation on evidence and what to do when there is not a good amount of it. Schtuff The EM Cases Podcast that partially sparked the debate Justin Wrote an Additional Post after our Discussion On Parachutes and Such On to the Wee......



EMCrit RACC Podcast 217 – The Ultimate “Ultimate” BVM
So in prior posts, I have discussed the jerry-rigged "ultimate" BVM. But there is a better way--the creation of a manufactured BVM that helps us not kill patients. It would have the following characteristics: Facets of the Ultimate BVM     Now on to the Vodcast......











Podcast 196 – Having a Vomit SALAD with Dr. Jim DuCanto – Airway Management Techniques during Massive Regurgitation, Emesis, or Bleeding
Friend to the show, Jim DuCanto has been obsessed with SALAD. Not the leafy greens delicately touched with a tart emulsion, but with Suction Assisted Laryngoscopy and Airway Decontamination (SALAD). Jim DuCanto, MD  is an anesthesiologist extraordinaire with a constant drive to perfect new airway techniques and document them on video along the way. COI Statement Dr. DuCanto invented and receives royalties on the DuCanto Catheter from SSCOR and the Nasco SALAD mannequin Read More about SALAD from Taming t...









Podcast 179 – An Interview with Gary Klein
Today, I am joined by my friend, Mike Lauria, to interview Gary Klein, PhD. Dr. Klein is a masterful cognitive psychologist. He is known for many groundbreaking works, including: the Recognition-Primed Decision (RPD) model to describe how people actually make decisions in natural settings; a Data/Frame model of sensemaking; a Management by Discovery model of planning to handle wicked problems; and a Triple-Path model of insight. He has also developed several research and application methods: The Critical De...



EMCrit Wee – Vipassana Meditation
My opening talk at SMACCdub was on meditation: vipassana and stoic negative contemplation. It will be available in the next few months. Hopefully this wee will tide you over....