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ERCAST

Welcome to ERCast, a focused discussion on the questions, quagmires and known unknowns we face everyday in the emergency department.

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Dec 12, 2017

The White Coat Investor (AKA Jim Dahle, MD) talks debt, investing, philanthropy, investment philosophy, and investment strategies for different stages of your career.

 

Key Links from this episode

 

When Jim was an intern, he...


Dec 8, 2017

What gives you fulfillment in your job? If you know it, do you make purposeful choices to keep pointed in that direction?

 


Finding the Joy

Dec 8, 2017

What gives you fulfillment in your job? If you know it, do you make purposeful choices to keep pointed in that direction?

 


Dec 6, 2017

Little things can make a big difference when it comes to running a code. EMS director and CPR aficionado Bill Reed gives a primer on High Performance CPR.

 

High Performance CPR core principles

  • Rate = 110 (100-120).
  • Metronome set at 110.
  • Depth = 2.0-2.5 inches.
  • Full recoil (no leaning).
  • Focus on rate & depth.
  • Listen...


Nov 27, 2017

In this episode

  • When is showering OK after stitches?
  • What type of ointment should be placed on a laceration to promote healing?
  • Is there an advantage to using antibiotic ointment over petroleum jelly on a non infected laceration?
  • How much of an extensor tendon needs to be cut for you to either repair it yourself or...