REBEL Cast

is the blogs audio version. The podcast typically starts by setting a clinical stage with a pertinent clinical question, followed by a discussion of the paper with pertinent results, strengths, limitations, and further discussion. Finally, we end every podcast with clinical take home points from the papers being reviewed. If there are papers you think we should evaluate, email them to srrezaie@gmail.com.

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All Categories
  • All Categories
  • Abdominal and Gastroinstestinal
  • Allergy and Immunology
  • Cardiovascular
  • Dermatology
  • Endocrine, Metabolic, Fluid, and Electrolytes
  • Environmental
  • Ethical and Legal
  • Head, Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Hematology and Oncology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Neurology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Orthopedics
  • Pediatrics
  • Procedures and Skills
  • Pyschobehavioral
  • Renal and Genitourinary
  • Resuscitation
  • Thoracic and Respiratory
  • Toxicology
  • Trauma

REBEL Cast Ep60: COMBAT and PAMPer – Prehospital Plasma in Trauma

Background: Care of trauma patients with severe bleeding has advanced in recent years with a focus on damage control resuscitation which includes permissive hypotension, hemostatic resuscitation (blood component resuscitation), and hemorrhage control. Minimizing crystalloids in favor of blood component-based resuscitation in …

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Trauma

REBEL Cast Ep 59: AIRWAYS-2 – Supraglottic vs Tracheal Intubation in OHCA

Background:There is a lack of high quality RCTs  investigating optimal airway management in patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA).  The majority of evidence comes from observational studies and expert opinion. The observational trials have consistently favored basic airway management (i.e. BVM) …

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Resuscitation

REBEL Cast Ep58 – Would you be SHoC-ED if POCUS did not Improve Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Undifferentiated Shock?

Background: POCUS has been touted as the stethoscope 2.0, a true game changer in patient care.  There is no patient population that this statement should hold more true for, than in patients with undifferentiated shock (SBP <100mmHg or SI > 1). Everyone …

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Resuscitation

REBEL Cast Ep57 – Cardiac Arrest Sonographic Assessment (CASA) with Lead Author Kevin Gardner, MD

Background: In the ED, POCUS has become one of the most important tools in discovering both the diagnosis and in the management of critically ill patients.  cardiac arrest, is ultimately as sick as a person can get in the spectrum of …

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Resuscitation

REBEL Cast Ep56 – PARAMEDIC-2: Time to Abandon Epinephrine in OHCA?

Background: Epinephrine(adrenaline) has been used in advanced life support in cardiac arrest since the early 1960s. Despite the routine recommendation for its use, evidence to support administration is less than ideal.  Although it is clear from multiple observational studies that epinephrine …

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Resuscitation

REBEL Cast Ep 55 – Hyperoxia in the Critically Ill

Background: Critically ill patients come to the ED all the time and it is almost reflexive to liberally administer oxygen in these acutely ill patients.  Many providers may consider supplemental oxygen a harmless and potentially beneficial therapy in these patients, irrespective …

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Resuscitation

REBEL Cast Ep 54: What the Heck is Pseudo-PEA?

Background: Pulseless electrical activity (PEA) is an organized electrical activity without a palpable pulse.  1/3 of cardiac arrest cases will be pulseless electrical activity and the overall prognosis of these patients is worse than patients who have shockable rhythms (ventricular fibrillation …

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Resuscitation

REBEL Cast Ep53 – GeriKet – Ketamine Analgesia in Older Adults

Background: The provision of safe and judicious analgesia is an important task for the emergency physician. Recent literature has demonstrated the effectiveness of sub-dissociative ketamine (SDK) in the emergency department (ED) setting (Motov 2015), however concerns regarding increased rates of …

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Trauma

REBEL Cast Ep 52: A Nightmare Airway with Rob Bryant

In terms of airway management, cricothyrotomy is one of the most advanced airway procedures an ED physician will perform.  It is a last resort procedure when a patient is not able to be ventilated/oxygenated and/or intubated.  Typically, this procedure requires …

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Procedures and Skills

REBEL Cast Ep 51: The ABC’s of Palliative Care in the Emergency Department with Mari Siegel

Many of us have heard the saying that emergency medicine is the best 15 minutes of every other specialty. This, is in part, due to the wide breadth of disease and knowledge one must have to take care of patients.  …

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Hematology and Oncology

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