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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 2, 2018

A consensus summit with world experts and primary researchers focused on the question, “After a negative ED evaluation for ACS, is an expedited outpatient evaluation a safe alternative to admission?” Featuring Colin Kaide, MD, Mike Palacci, MD, Barbara Backus, MD, Erik Hess, MD, Ezra Amsterdam, MD, Douglas...


Nov 1, 2018

Corey Slovis, MD from Essentials of EM 2016 breaking down when to call a prehospital code, and when to keep the resus going.Check it out https://www.essentialsofem.com/


Oct 8, 2018

A first hand account of the emergency department response to the 2017 Las Vegas strip shooting that left 59 dead and over 800 wounded. Discussion of preparation with 20 minutes warning, how to keep patients flowing as they enter the hospital as well as once they’re in the treatment area, effective triage, critical...


Sep 4, 2018

Britt Long, MD and Rob Orman, MD discuss emergency department management of patients with complications of cirrhosis.


Jun 3, 2018

Internist Neda Freyha sprinkles some IM in the ED - how to interpret TSH levels and why aspirin is no longer recommended for a-fib thromboprophylaxis.