Status Epilepticus with Tom Bleck

Seizure http://emcrit.org   Blog Post + Podcast Learning Time: 25mins
The cutting edge of Status Epilepticus with Dr. Tom Bleck. Definition, medication choices, basic of EEG interpretation for the ED physician.
How good is the HINTS exam for diagnosing central vertigo? A journal club format review of the data behind the HINTS exam.

The Spinal Cord

Spinal Cord Injury Spinal Trauma http://foamcast.org   Blog Post + Podcast Learning Time: 25mins
A discussion of backboards and cervical collars, as well as spinal cord basics: Spinal shock, neurogenic shock, incomplete cord syndromes.
Differentiating and identifying the dangerous headaches in the emergency department
A overview of the pathophysiology, signs/symptoms and treatment of Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis.
A case based review of neurocardiogenic injuries from intra-cranial processes with an emphasis on EKG changes.
Q&A, evidence based review of best benzo for status, which first time seizures patient should get imaged and how to diagnose pseudoseizures.
Another quick reference since Spinal Cord Injury Syndromes seem to show up on board exams from time to time.

Vertigo: The Basics

Neurology Vertigo http://boringem.org Blog Post Learning Time: 15mins
In this post, Romesa Khalid reviews the basics of vertigo, including central and peripheral causes.
A young lady with persistent headache and a difficult diagnosis to make.
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