Jon-Emile Kenny from ( explains the complex yet critically relevant pathophysiologic nuances of cardiopulmonary resuscitation. A post to read twice.

Digital Rectal Exam in Trauma

Trauma Physical Exam   Blog Post + Videocast Learning Time: 10mins
Overview of digital rectal exam (DRE) in trauma
Syncope, pre-syncope? A great case highlighting the importance of keeping a close eye on the QT interval.
In this 30 minute talk, Dr. Felipe Teran reviews the basics of mechanical circulatory devices in cardiac arrest and cariogenic shock.
Watch this video to learn all you need to know to tap a knee.
A review of concussion in sports: diagnosis, management, imaging indications, and disposition.
Dr. Sarah Reid & Dr. Gina Neto discuss the pearls and pitfalls in recognition & management of pediatric sepsis & septic shock, fluid management, IO tips, induction agent of choice, ionotropes of choice & cold vs warm shock

Pulmonary Embolism Treatment Options

Pulmonary Embolism   Blog Post + Podcast Learning Time: 45mins
We now have way too many treatment options for sub-massive and massive pulmonary embolism (PE) patients who aren't coding in front of you. How do you decide? A discussion with with Oren Friedman.
What are cardiac causes of pediatric chest pain? Drs. Delphine Huang and Sonny Tat provide details. Expert peer review by Dr. Peter Dean.
Scott Weingart & Walter Himmel discuss preoxygenation, apneic oxygenation & delayed sequence intubation for the community ED physician on EM Cases
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