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  • Updated:   5/30/2019
  • Contains:  12 items
Richard Pescatore, DO, and Ali Raja, MD, cover hot topics in emergency medicine, highlighting the game-changers that will influence your practice at the bedside.

Creator: Richard Pescatore, DO, & Ali Raja, MD
Duration: 42:57
Emergency Medicine News 
Dr. Raja rants about the Rhode Island EPs who are being blamed for the flaws in their hospital’s EMR, Dr. Pescatore fumes about how saying children aren’t little adults creates problems, and they discuss the nuances of the high-flow nasal cannula for patients in respiratory distress. They top that off with an interview with emergency medicine pain expert Sergey Motov, MD, to learn more his ED Opioid Stewardship Pathway 2.0, with its surprises about morphine sulfate and TENS. See the pathway at http://bit.ly/2S2nwLL.
Creator: Richard Pescatore, DO, & Ali Raja, MD
Duration: 54:57
Emergency Medicine News 
Drs. Raja and Pescatore are in sync about the HEART score for patients with chest pain and when it’s OK to use nonsterile gloves for lacerations, and but they lock horns a little over loop drainage.

Tune in to their latest podcast for that and an interview with medical student Joshua Niforatos, a medical student with an interesting background and an interesting outlook on Step 1.
Creator: Ali Raja, MD, & Richard Pescatore, DO
Duration: 54:49
Emergency Medicine News 
Drs. Pescatore and Raja say antibiotics are not the panacea you think they are for appendicitis, they talk about how EPs can help patients with opioid use disorder by starting medication-assisted treatment in the ED, and much more!
Creator: Richard Pescatore, DO, & Ali Raja, MD
Duration: 24:20
Emergency Medicine News 
Drs. Raja and Pescatore admit they’re scared and know you are too. Listen in to hear their ideas for lessening their own anxiety about diagnosing pulmonary embolism in pregnancy and treating patients who used cannabinoids laced with superwarfarins. They also talk about a truly portable handheld ultrasound machine that will probably soon be standard of care.
Creator: Ali Raja, MD, & Richard Pescatore, DO
Duration: 38:15
Emergency Medicine News 
Drs. Pescatore and Raja provide news you can use in your practice right now! Listen in to hear their takes on these hot topics:
- Do you really need to send a troponin for your asymptomatic afib patient with RVR? What happens when it comes back elevated?
- The obstruction series’ sensitivity is 30-50 percent for obstruction and worse for anything else in the belly. Why are you ordering it?
- You can handle that distal finger amputation yourself. The evidence says ED revision yields good patient outcomes and no significant rate of adverse events.
Creator: Ali Raja, MD, & Richard Pescatore, DO
Duration: 45:46
Emergency Medicine News 
Drs. Pescatore and Raja provide news you can use in your practice right now! Listen in to hear their takes on these hot topics:
Probiotics and Antibiotics: Should you give probiotics to a patient you gave antibiotics? Theevidence is overwhelming!
Corneal Abrasions and Topical Anesthetics: Worried about sending your corneal abrasion patients home with topical anesthetics? This idea will provide pain relief for your patients.
ETI vs laryngeal airways in OHCA: This is the most controversial topic in emergency medicine right now: whether to intubate in field for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients. Two new studies provide the answer.
Bonus Interview: Dr. Pescatore talks with Laura Bontempo, MD, an expert in managing atrial fibrillation, about using beta blockers and calcium channel blockers together and rate v. rhythm control.
Creator: Richard Pescatore, DO, & Ali Raja, MD
Duration: 54:37
Emergency Medicine News 
Drs. Pescatore and Raja discuss procalcitonin for guiding antibiotic cessation, what to do about ED patients with asymptomatic hypertension, and why you should learn about REBOA. Keep listening after their talk for Dr. Pescatore’s interview with Amy Ho, MD, and why she says “The Resident” isn’t as bad as you think.