Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

ERCAST

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

Have a listen, subscribe using itunes, and use the Contact page to reach out. 

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.


Mar 12, 2018

Joe Habbousche is the CEO of MDCalc, the world's most used online medical calculator. Chances are, you've used it yourself. Joe is a passionate advocate for the practice of evidence based medicine and the proper use of clinical decision tools. In this episode, we dissect one of his favorites: the Canadian CT Head...


Feb 26, 2018

Amal Mattu gives his thoughts on why we actually get sued for missed MI. Is it the patient who has an impeccable workup with shared decision making? Or are there other factors/patient characteristics that commonly show up in lawsuits? 

In part 2, we talk with Mike Weinstock about criticism of his paper How Do We Balance...