By Aaron Leetch, MD
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Welcome to Arizona EMCast! A podcast of Emergency Medicine core content, practical EM tips and general ER goodness geared toward EM residents and EM-bound medical students.
||CleanSeptember 2018 - Pharyngitis Part 1||Happy September Everyone! This month we are going back to simpler times and simpler complaints. Something I guarantee you will be seen on every single shift for the rest of your life. The dreaded . . . SORE THROAT!!! And as boring as that topic m||9/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAugust 2018 - Maintenance of Certification UPDATE||Happy August Everyone! We are taking a break (man, we take a lot of breaks!) from the pure medicine we love to scrutinize and turn this month to process that keeps us ticking as board certified EM docs. Several years ago, shortly after graduating fro||8/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJuly 2018 - Subarachnoid Hemorrhage||Happy July Everyone! Welcome new 'terns and new listeners to our podcast. Immediate apologies for what you're about to read and listen to. This month we're on the hunt for the illusive and deadly subarachnoid hemorrhage. It's fearsome headache is eno||7/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJune 2018 - Drugs of Abuse (Dr. Carl Youngs)||Happy June everyone! It’s vacation time so as good academic doctors, we’re letting the residents do all the work. This month’s episode is an ode to our senior class, and oh what a crazy trip it has been. We have the reins over to Dr. Carl Young||6/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMay 2018 - Cervical Spine Injury - Part 2||Happy May everyone! We are back this month with the culmination of our podcast on cervical spine injury. Joined by the Allie Min, Chris Williams and a killer 80s soundtrack, we contrast and compare the criteria you know and love from the US, Canada and||5/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanApril 2018 - Cervical Spine Injury - Part 1||Happy April everyone! This month we are getting back to the nitty gritty science of emergency medicine. Something everyone loves to talk about, worry about and argue about: the cervical spine. That’s right, a topic so important that it’s not even p||4/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMarch 2018 - ED Flow||Happy March Everyone! Have you found your mojo in the ED yet? Things seems to be clicking along, you can anticipate your labs, get your patients dispo-ed and still have time to go to the bathroom! Enjoy the luxury of the spring while you can because th||3/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFebruary 2018 - Influenza||Happy February everyone! Flu season is in full effect . . . and has been for quite a while. Long enough for us to put together a lengthy discussion on the diagnosis and management of your favorite wintertime ailment. But this is more than just a review||2/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJanuary 2018 - Renal/GU Board Review||Happy 2018 everyone! Some of you are very disappointed NOT to see an episode on influenza but don't worry it's coming. Before we do that we need to pack our residents' brains with as much information as possible before their exam next month. So we||1/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDecember 2017 - International Emergency Care||Happy December Everyone (Even though it'll be 2018 by the time anyone listens to this)! I recently had a great discussion with on international emergency care with Dr. Joseph Kalanzi and Dr. Brad Dreifuss on Dr. Kalanzi's personal experiences in cr||12/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNovember 2017 - Pediatric Minor Head Injury||Happy November Everyone! Now that the tryptophan has worn off from Thanksgiving, it’s time to have some PECARN pie (not a typo, just a bad pun) and discuss Pediatric Head Trauma. Head bonks are to children what . . . youth is to children. It hap||11/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOctober 2017 - Health Care Policy 2 - The Peer Review||Happy October everyone! Health care policy strikes back for part 2 of our discussion . . . now with actual experience and knowledge of the subject matter!!! We knew we had stepped out of our comfort zone a bit last month but felt it was important to cov||10/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeptember 2017 - Health Care Policy||Happy September everyone! Here in Tucson, the air is thick with pumpkin spiced lattes, influenza and tension over health care policy decisions. Jarrod had the bright idea to discuss healthcare policy which I fought tooth and nail . . . until I realize||9/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAugust 2017 - NIPPV||Happy August Everyone! The ED is full of fun technology: ultrasounds, video laryngoscopes, the Playstation that’s supposed to be “just for sick children.” But there’s a whole group of toys that ED docs need to know how to work: the bipap ven||8/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJuly 2017- Chronic Pain in the ED||Happy July everyone! We thought we’d start off the new year with an exciting and high acuity condition . . . chronic pain! Ok, I know it’s not the sexiest thing we do in the ED but it’s incredibly important to figure out how you’re going||7/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJune 2017 - Rosenisms||Happy June everyone! As hot as it is here in Tucson, takes some time to slow down and think about the amazing job we have and all the opportunities you have to help on a daily basis. We have a great job but it has it’s high highs and low lows. That’||6/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2017 May - Syncope||Happy May Everyone! Syncope: a Greek word meaning "to cut off" such as to cut off blood flow to the brain or light to the eyes. Dun fell out: an American word meaning kind the same thing but pretty much whatever it wants to mean. Seizure: Any (and I m||5/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanApril 2017 - Azithromycin||Happy April Everyone! April’s podcast is in the can or rather in the pak . . . the Z-pak that is. This month we discuss the pros, cons, risks, benefits, myths and folklore surrounding our patients’ favorite drug, Azithromycin. Easy to write for,||4/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMarch 2017 - Ovarian Torsion||Happy March everyone . . . . Ok, I was hoping that the April Fools Day thing would help me smooth over the fact I missed yesterday’s publish date but I promise you it will be worth the wait. This month Chris Williams, Steve Irving and I discuss ova||4/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFebruary 2017 - Trauma Board Review||Happy February! As a special Valentine's Day present to all you residents listening, we give you an EARLY episode chock full of Trauma in-training exam goodness. Think of it as a heart-shaped box of chocolates. Much of it is the traditional chocolate t||2/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Great work Dr. Leetch and crew. Well worth the listen.