Everyday Medicine for Physicians
By Dr. Ryan A. Stanton, M.D.
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Everyday Medicine for Physicians is a podcast by Dr. Ryan Stanton, a Board Certified emergency physician specifically designed for other ER and acute care physicians. The podcast is produced in conjunction with EMNews. Each week, Dr. Stanton will feature a topic in emergency medicine and discuss it from the practitioner standpoint. The podcast will be available on iTunes, EMNews.com, and ryanastanton.com. Contact us if you would like to suggest a topic or comment on the podcast.
||EM for Physicians #27- AAFP President Reid Blackwelder||I am a huge supporter of the relationship between emergency medicine and primary care in a strong medical system. In this episode, I talk with Dr. Reid Blackwelder, President of the AAFP on several topics including provider shortages and the relationships of medicine.||9 12 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||EM for Physicians #25- Headache Over Migraines||Migraine headaches are a common presentation in the ER. In this episode, we discuss the research and current recomendations for the approach to migraines.||10 10 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||EM for Physicians #24- Treating Hypertension in the ER||An elevated blood pressure reading is an all-too-common finding in the ER. The question is when it is clinically significant, when it needs to be evaluated, and when do we need to treat it. We all know that the one thing worse than a high pressure is a low pressure, so who is in need of intervention and who is in need of watchful waiting with follow-up. In this episode, we talk about hypertension in ther ER with who needs treatment and who needs discharge with follow-up.||29 8 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||EM for Physicians #23- Loop I&D||The treatment of skin abscesses has become for common and complicated with MRSA. The loop I&D is a newer method to address these all too frequent presentations. In this episode, we talk about the loop I&D and how it can be used in the ER.||11 8 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||EM for Physicians #22- Supersensitive Trops||The evaluation of chest pain is one of the most common and stressful aspects of emergency medicine. The advent of high sensitivity troponins may help in the evaluation of chest pain, but may also muddy the water. In this episode, we talk about these newer tests and how they can be used in the ER.||15 7 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||EM for Physicians #21- Blast Injuries||With the tragedy and bombing at the Boston Marathon, it is important for emergency providers to study and understand the characteristics and patterns associated with blast injuries. Thankfully, outside of wartime, it is something that few of us will see, but with the realities of the modern world, you never know when terrorism or other forms of blast injuries will hit close to home. In this episode, we review the physiology and patterns of injury associated with blast injuries.||28 5 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||EM for Physicians #20- Informed Consent||We all know about it but are we really doing enough? Informed consent is a process we use before any invasive procedure or test that opens a dialogue between practitioner and patient, outlining several key subjects and ensuring adequate understanding before the procedure can take place. In this episode we talk about informed consent what you need to do to ensure you patient is truly informed and you are protected.||17 4 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||EM for Physicians #19- Probiotics||Probiotics have lived in the realm of alternative and nontraditional medicine...until now. More and more research is showing the benefits in prevention and treatment of various illnesses with probiotics. In this episode, we discuss what they are and their role in modern medicine.||25 3 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||EM for Physicians #18- Bath Salts||Designer drugs have become and ever popular avenue of abuse for people of all ages. One in particular has been impacting the ER, bath salts. Unlike the name suggests, these substances are designed to promote a relaxing night in the tub. In this episode, we talk about the drug, the symptoms, the risk, and what you need to do in the ER.||18 2 13||Free||View In iTunes|