What is your approach to the poisoned patient? Listen to these 4 videos by Dr. Rahul Patwari to build your foundation of knowledge in toxicology.
One of the most common complaints in the Emergency Department is chest pain. Is it something serious? How do I risk-stratify patients with potential acute coronary syndrome? What should I be thinking of and not missing?
Rahul goes over the low-risk chest pain patient in 2 great, short teaching videos, based partly on the 2010 AHA/ACC Guideline for ACS risk stratification.
Doing well on your Emergency Medicine rotation, whether you are a medical student or resident, will depend in large part on your ability to deliver a coherently concise presentation to the senior resident or attending physician. It’s about telling a story that fits into the construct of how the expert physician thinks.
Deer in headlights
That was me as a medical student, when I first encountered an undifferentiated patient in moderate distress. The trick is to have a standardized primary and secondary survey approach. Sometimes it takes just a little kick-start to get you thinking and doing.
This is the last installment of Dr. Rahul Patwari’s digital whiteboard video talks on ACLS, specifically focusing on post-resuscitation care and therapeutic hypothermia.