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  • This month, Mike interviews resuscitation expert Dr. Joshua Reynolds on the "Modern Management of Cardiac Arrest".  What are the things you need to focus on to maximize your rates of ROSC and optimize neurologic outcomes for patients in cardiac arrest?  Too many lifesaving pearls in this episode to miss!

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  •  We are starting off 2015 with our annual review of key articles from the EM and CCM literature published over the past year.   Key literature in sepsis, cardiac arrest, post-arrest, RSI, and post-intubation management headline the list.  If you want to know the latest in EM/CCM don't miss this episode!

     

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  • This month we have two returning CCPEM favorites, Dr. Evie Marcolini and Dr. Bryan Hayes.  Evie discusses the latest evidence-based care of patients with acute ICH, while Bryan highlights critical pearls and pitfalls in antibiotic therapy.  We couldn't be ending the year on a stronger note!  A can't miss episode!

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  • This month we focus on ID and Critical Care.  In Part 1, Rob interviews his EM/CCM colleague Dr. Jenny Wilson on pearls and pitfalls in the patient with neutropenic fever.  In Part 2, we discuss management pearls in the patient with Ebola Virus Disease.  This is an absolute can't miss episode loaded with pearls!

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  • Dr. John Greenwood discusses hemodynamic-directed resuscitation in cardiac arrest patients.  Dr. Haney Mallemat digs deeper into fluid-responsiveness and discusses the pitfalls in the uses of ultrasound IVC measurements and other dynamic markers you can use at the bedside.

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  • Not sure whether to give thrombolytic therapy to your patient with submassive PE?  Does lytic therapy actually improve outcomes?  What are the risks? This month we discuss the key articles from the 2014 literature on submassive, or intermediate-risk, PE.  

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  • Semhar Tewelde joins the podcast this month to gives us the pearls and pitfalls in managing patients with cardiogenic shock. Next, the boys discuss a hot topic in emergency medicine and critical care, extracorporeal CPR. What's the evidence and indications for this novel therapy?

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  • Feras Khan discusses critical therapies for refractory hypoxemia: what works and what therapies should be put to rest in the critical care graveyard. In addition, we discuss the emergent reversal of new oral anticoagulants for patients presenting with life-threatening hemorrhage. Tons of pearls this month!
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  • Mark Walsh speaks about thromboelastography (TEG) and why you should be using this test to guide transfusions, especially with the massive transfusion protocol. Vascular Surgeon Dr. Robert Crawford gives his pearls & pitfalls on the management of aortic dissection. Forget about memorizing all those classifications; it's easy with his 4 critical points.

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EM/CCM guru Evie Marcolini-"Do we still need to do LP to r/o SAH if CT negative? Yes, not yet to the point of CT alone to r/o SAH". #AAEM15

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