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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REBEL Core Cast – Basics of EM – Sore Throat

Take Home Points Look for the red flags – fever, drooling, neck stiffness, toxic ingestion, uvula deviation, voice changes Steroids help with swelling Obtain CT soft tissue neck for concerning presentations Don’t be a cowboy/cowgirl – get consultants involved early …

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Head, Eye, Ear, Nose, and ThroatInfectious DiseaseThoracic and Respiratory

REBEL Core Cast – Basics of EM – Intoxication

Take Home Message Do not ignore abnormal vital signs – they can be the harbinger of badness Watch out for developing withdrawal, treat early and aggressively These patients are a major fall risk – keep rails up, place on safety …

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Toxicology

REBEL Core Cast – Basics of EM – AMS

Take Home Points Walk in – decide sick/not sick Do I need help now? If so, call in the troops Stable – start asking questions – A LOT OF THEM Investigate – reach out to family, bystanders, EMS, PMD, pharmacy …

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Endocrine, Metabolic, Fluid, and ElectrolytesPyschobehavioral

REBEL Core Cast – Basics of EM – Eye Complaints

Take Home Points Always check the vital signs of the eye – visual acuities, field of vision, ocular pressure Go in thinking whether you have to call Optho or not Get the story – was there trauma or did it …

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Head, Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat

REBEL Core Cast – Basics of EM – Head Injury

Take Home Points Patients >65 or suspected of intoxication are at high risk for bleeds – scan them!! Epidural has a lucent period – be wary of decompensation and perform frequent re-evals. Anti-coagulated patients must be reversed. FFP takes hours …

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Head, Eye, Ear, Nose, and ThroatOrthopedicsTrauma

REBEL Core Cast – Basics of EM – Headache

Take Home Points Hypertension rarely causes headache, it’s usually the other way around. Patients with headaches are in pain, and in turn, may have elevated blood pressures. Treat the underlying issue and you’ll treat the HTN at the same time. …

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Head, Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat

REBEL Core Cast – Basics of EM – Introduction

REBEL Core Cast – Basics of Emergency Medicine Podcast Welcome to the EMRA Basics of Emergency Medicine Podcast. I am your host EJ Wright, and the following series is an all encompassing approach to the most common chief complaints in …

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Abdominal and GastroinstestinalAllergy and ImmunologyCardiovascularDermatologyEndocrine, Metabolic, Fluid, and ElectrolytesEnvironmentalHead, Eye, Ear, Nose, and ThroatHematology and OncologyInfectious DiseaseNeurologyObstetrics and GynecologyOrthopedicsRenal and GenitourinaryResuscitationThoracic and RespiratoryToxicologyTrauma

REBEL Core Cast 81.0 – Priapism

Take Home Points Priapism is compartment syndrome of the penis. Ischemia and infarction can occur with prolonged priapism and rapid treatment and detumescence is critical Provide adequate analgesia early to facilitate necessary interventions. Dorsal block of the penis is the …

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Renal and Genitourinary

REBEL Cast Ep109: The RePHILL Trial

Background: Currently, trauma resuscitation focuses on immediate hemorrhage control, resuscitation with blood products (i.e. PRBCs, plasma) and early administration of tranexamic acid.  The evidence for the use of blood-based resuscitation in the pre-hospital system has been mixed (PAMPer and COMBAT …

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Hematology and OncologyTrauma

REBEL Core Cast 80.0 – Compartment Syndrome

Take Home Points Compartment syndrome is a life and limb threatening emergency that requires early recognition, prompt diagnosis and immediate management with fasciotomy While clinical evaluation is flawed, pain out of proportion to injury and pain with passive stretch of …

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Trauma

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