Sickle Cell in the ED: Part 3
EM Pulse Podcast™
by UC Davis Department of Emergency Medicine
3d ago
People living with sickle cell disease can experience severe “pain crises”, or vaso-occlusive episodes (VOE), and are at increased risk for infections, strokes, heart failure, and other serious disease processes. When patients are out sickle cell present to the ED, it is crucial to initiate their evaluation and treatment as soon as possible. So what does this mean practically for us as clinicians? Hematologist and Sickle Cell expert, Dr. Bimpe Adesina, and Emergency Physician and researcher, Dr. Bryn Mumma, join us to explore this topic in depth.  In part 1, we delved into assessment and ..read more
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Sickle Cell in the ED: Part 1
EM Pulse Podcast™
by UC Davis Department of Emergency Medicine
1M ago
People living with sickle cell disease can experience severe “pain crises”, or vaso-occlusive episodes (VOE), and are at increased risk for infections, strokes, heart failure, and other serious disease processes. When patients are out sickle cell present to the ED, it is crucial to initiate their evaluation and treatment as soon as possible. So what does this mean practically for us as clinicians? Hematologist and Sickle Cell expert, Dr. Bimpe Adesina, and Emergency Physician and researcher, Dr. Bryn Mumma, join us to explore this topic in depth.  In part 1, we delve into assessment and m ..read more
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Push Dose Pearls: RSI
EM Pulse Podcast™
by UC Davis Department of Emergency Medicine
1M ago
This is the next episode of our Push Dose Pearls miniseries with ED Clinical Pharmacist, Chris Adams. In this ongoing series we’ll dig into some of the questions we all have about medications we commonly see and use in the ED. This episode focuses on RSI (rapid sequence intubation) meds – stuff every ED doc needs to know! What has changed and what are the latest recommendations? We’ll answer these questions and more!  Did this episode change your practice? Let us know on social media @empulsepodcast or at ucdavisem.com Hosts: Dr. Sarah Medeiros, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine a ..read more
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The ins and outs of EMTALA
EM Pulse Podcast™
by UC Davis Department of Emergency Medicine
2M ago
If you work in an ED, you’ve probably heard of EMTALA, or the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act. But how much do you really know about this law? When does it apply and when does it not? EMTALA expert, Dr. Sophie Terp, helps us understand the history of EMTALA and what we need to know to ensure we provide the best care for our ED patients.  Do you have more questions about EMTALA? Have you ever witnessed a violation? Share your thoughts with us on social media @empulsepodcast or at ucdavisem.com Hosts: Dr. Sarah Medeiros, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at UC Davis ..read more
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Express Care Now
EM Pulse Podcast™
by UC Davis Department of Emergency Medicine
2M ago
We first explored the world of Telehealth back in February of 2021 in parts 1 and 2 of our telemedicine series. Telehealth has exploded since then, even after hospitals and clinics opened fully again when COVID restrictions loosened. Drs. Jenny McCormick and Kelly Owen join us to give an update on our very successful telehealth program at UC Davis, Express Care. How is it working for patients? How do physicians like it? Listen to find out!  Do you have Telehealth programs where you work? Who staffs it? Let us know on social media @empulsepodcast or at ucdavisem.com Hosts: Dr. Sarah Medeir ..read more
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Push Dose Pearls: Antibiotic Update
EM Pulse Podcast™
by UC Davis Department of Emergency Medicine
3M ago
This is the next episode of our Push Dose Pearls miniseries with ED Pharmacist, Chris Adams. In this ongoing series we’ll dig into some of the questions we all have about medications we commonly see and use in the ED. This episode again focuses on common antibiotics we use in the ED. What has changed and what are the latest recommendations? We’ll answer these questions and more!  Did this episode change your practice? Let us know on social media @empulsepodcast or at ucdavisem.com Hosts: Dr. Sarah Medeiros, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at UC Davis Dr. Julia Magaña, Associate ..read more
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ED Post Roe
EM Pulse Podcast™
by UC Davis Department of Emergency Medicine
3M ago
In 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Constitution does not confer a right to abortion. This decision, known as the Dobbs decision, Overturned Roe v. Wade and ended the right to abortion that had been upheld for decades. In the wake of this decision, many states have passed laws banning or severely restricting abortion. So how does this affect our patients and the care we provide in the ED? How is it different in protected estates compared to restricted states? Join us for a deep dive into the health implications of recent changes in reproductive health policy with expert, Dr. Amy Par ..read more
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Communicating About Child Abuse
EM Pulse Podcast™
by UC Davis Department of Emergency Medicine
4M ago
***Trigger warning: this episode includes discussion of child abuse*** In our last episode, Identifying abuse: the LCAST app, we talked about recognizing subtle signs concerning for child abuse and how to use the new LCAST app to determine the risk of non-accidental trauma. But identifying potential abuse is just the first step in a long and often emotionally taxing process. How do you approach parents or caregivers with your concerns? What do you do if a caregiver doesn’t want to cooperate with your extended work-up? What information should you share with them? And how do we avoid bringing ou ..read more
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Identifying abuse: the LCAST app
EM Pulse Podcast™
by UC Davis Department of Emergency Medicine
5M ago
In March of this year, we published a Rebeat of one of our most powerful episodes, It Could Have Been Different. We took a deep dive into one of the most difficult aspects of our jobs as emergency physicians – recognizing and managing child abuse, or non-accidental trauma (NAT). Signs of abuse can often be subtle, but there are some very specific findings that should make us consider NAT. Our guest expert, Dr. Mary Clyde Pierce, helped us learn to identify NAT using the TEN-4 FACESp clinical prediction rule.  In this episode, Dr. Pierce returns to discuss the new LCAST app developed by Lu ..read more
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Social Media: Wonderful and Terrifying
EM Pulse Podcast™
by UC Davis Department of Emergency Medicine
5M ago
It’s been a while since we talked about social media in emergency medicine and a LOT has changed! We first explored this topic in 2019 with Dr. Meghan Ranney in our episode With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility. The following year, the pandemic hit and digital platforms exploded while many people isolated themselves or worked from home. Add in complications including the spread of disinformation, the rise of hate speech, Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter, and the emergence of new platforms, and the landscape today looks very different. To help us understand how to navigate the current worl ..read more
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