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Dec 20, 2015

Emergency Medicine legend Amal Mattu reveals his deepest secrets

  • How he became "Too Tall Amal"
  • Al Sacchetti does a bait and switch- setting up Amal for a huge career in emergency cardiology
  • The unexpected path to becoming the world's leading educator on EKGs
  • The Mattu Top 5 movies of all time
  • Rituals before going...


Dec 1, 2015

Reuben Strayer from empdates.com is our guest to discuss proper dosing of ketamine.

Take home message: At very low dose, you get analgesia with minimal effect on perception and emotion. At a very high dose, you’re going to get dissociation. In between high and low doses, you don’t know what kid of response you’re...