You should have gotten an email with a link to your House’s spreadsheet  for this month.
To receive credit:
  1. Choose four hour’s worth of the below material.
  2. Put at least 12 pearls/pro-tips/factoids you learned into your House spreadsheet.
Due By: 09/29/2018
Remember that your entries will be used for the competition questions, so make sure you know things the other House’s don’t!
  • Resources are sorted based on Tintinalli chapters then from shortest to longest credit. (AKA most ADD-friendly to least ADD-friendly!).
  • Times are derived from estimated reading/listening/viewing times rounded slightly upwards on average to account for comprehension time.
  • 🔊-Podcast        🗞-Blog        📽-Video       📑-Textbook

 

 Those Dirty Bugs

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1: 📑 ( 15 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 156 “Tetanus”. (8th Edition: Pages 1062-1063)
2: 📑 ( 30 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 157 “Rabies”. (8th Edition: Pages 1064-1069)
3: 📑 ( 30 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 158 “Malaria”. (8th Edition: Pages 1070-1076)
4: 📑 ( 45 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 153 “Serious Viral Infections”. (8th Edition: Pages 1039-1046)
5: 📑 ( 45 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 159 “Food and Waterborne Illnesses”. (8th Edition: Pages 1077-1084)
6: 📑 ( 45 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 160 “Zoonotic Infections”. (8th Edition: Pages 1085-1093)
7: 📑 ( 90 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 161 “Global Travelers”. (8th Edition: Pages 1094-1108)
8. 🔊 (15 Minutes): CRACKCast: “Rabies” Website.
  • What does Rosen’s have to say about Rabies?
9. 🔊 (25 Minutes): CRACKCast: “Parasitic Infections” Website.
  • Friends up north break down Rosen’s chapter on parasites
10. 🔊 (25 Minutes): CRACKCast: “Tick-borne Illnesses Infections” Website.
  • Friends up north break down Rosen’s chapter on ticks
11. 🔊 (35 Minutes): CRACKCast: “Viral Illnesses” Website.
  • Friends up north break down Rosen’s chapter on all things viral
12. 🔊 (40 Minutes): CRACKCast: “Parasitic Infections” Website.
  • Friends up north break down Rosen’s chapter on those bacteria we love to hate

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Kill Those Bugs (Antibiotics)

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13: 📑 ( 45 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 162 “Occupational Exposures. Infection Control. and Standard Precautions”. (8th Edition: Pages 1108-1115)
14: 📑 ( 45 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 163 “Pharmacology of Antimicrobials”. (8th Edition: Pages 1116-1124)
15. 🔊 (10 Minutes): EMRAP: “Pharmacology Pearls – Cellulitis and outpatient vancomycin” Website(Will Require Your EMRAP Login)
  • EMRAP short on outpatient vanc for cellulitis
16. 🔊 (10 Minutes): EMRAP: “Paper Chase 4 – Antibiotics Still Not Working for Bronchitis” Website(Will Require Your EMRAP Login)
  • EMRAP Journal Club on that difficult to clear bronchitis
17. 🔊 (10 Minutes): EMRAP: “Pharmacology Rounds — Gonorrhea Gets Some Muscle” Website(Will Require Your EMRAP Login)
  • Is gonorrhea getting harder to treat? Let’s talk about it
18. 🗞 (20 Minutes): CoreEM: “Utility of Adjunct Antibiotics after Abscess Drainage” Website
  • Do we need to prescribe antibiotics after we drain the pus?
19. 🗞 (20 Minutes): CoreEM: “Antibiotics in the Treatment of Smaller Abscesses” Website
  • What if we don’t cut them, will antibiotics work then?
20. 🗞 (20 Minutes): CoreEM: “Initial Antibiotic Choice in Uncomplicated Cellulitis” Website
  • What’s your go to cellulitis antibiotics?
21. 🔊 (25 Minutes): EMRAP: “Antibiomania” Website(Will Require Your EMRAP Login)
  • All those antibiotics, it’s crazy. EMRAP talks about those drugs we love so much.
22. 🔊 (25 Minutes): EMRAP: “Double vs Mono Therapy for Cellulitis” Website(Will Require Your EMRAP Login)
  • When should you (or should you?) consider adding on a second drug for cellulitis?
23. 🗞 (30 Minutes): CoreEM: “Double-coverage of gram negatives with a fluoroquinolone?” Website
  • When do you need to add on that cipro/levofloxacin?
24. 🗞 (30 Minutes): CoreEM: “The siren’s call: Double-coverage for ventilator associated PNA” Website
  • One of the scarier types of pneumonia, ventilator associated, what drugs do you use?
25. 🗞 (30 Minutes): CoreEM: “Evidence-based treatment for severe community-acquired pneumonia” Website
  • We have favorites we use to treat pneumonia, but is it supported by evidence?
26. 🗞 (60 Minutes): CoreEM: “Must Know Antimicrobial Regimens – Adults” Website
  • Should always have a go to regimen in your holster for the stuff you see all the time.

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Immunocompromised and Infected

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27: 📑 ( 45 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 154 “Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection”. (8th Edition: Pages 1047-1056)
28. 🔊 (10 Minutes): CoreEM: “HIV Related Infections in the ED” Website.
  • Simple discussion of complicated infections
29. 🔊 (10 Minutes): EMRAP: “Risk Stratification of Neutropenic Fever” Website(Will Require Your EMRAP Login)
  • Not all neutropenic fever is equal. Should we treat them differently?
30. 🗞 (20 Minutes): CoreEM: “Neutropenic Fever” Website
  • Break down of neutropenic fever
31. 🔊 (25 Minutes): CRACKCast: “HIV/AIDS” Website.
  • The Canadians see this too? It’s almost like it’s a worldwide problem or something. Rosen’s to the rescue!
32. 🗞 (30 Minutes): NUEM Blog: “Acute Retroviral Syndrome in the ED” Website
  • The drugs used to treat viruses aren’t benign. What do you do if they cause their own problems?
33. 🗞 (30 Minutes): NUEM Blog: “Asplenia in the Emergency Department” Website
  • Never forget that asplenic patients are immunocompromised. They can go bad real fast.
34. 🔊 (35 Minutes): CRACKCast: “Tuberculosis” Website.
  • The superinfection from hell. Sure it can be a problem in healthy people, but always seems to follow our HIV patients like… well like the plague huh.

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Infections… Infections Everywhere

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35: 📑 ( 30 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 155 “Endocarditis”. (8th Edition: Pages 1057-1061)
36: 📑 ( 45 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 149 “Sexually Transmitted Infections”. (8th Edition: Pages 1007-1016)
37: 📑 ( 60 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 152 “Soft Tissue Infections”. (8th Edition: Pages 1029-1038)
38. 🔊 (10 Minutes): CoreEM: “Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis” Website.
  • Short and sweet on something we look for every shift.
39. 🔊 (10 Minutes): CoreEM: “Herpes Zoster” Website.
  • How to recognize, what to do with it, and when to look closer.
40. 🗞 (20 Minutes): CoreEM: “Infective Endocarditis” Website
  • The heart wants what the heart wants… antibiotics
41. 🗞 (20 Minutes): CoreEM: “Septic Arthritis” Website
  • Joint pain that can kill you
42. 🗞 (20 Minutes): CoreEM: “Spinal Epidural Abscess” Website
  • Remember to ask EVERY low back pain about history of IV drug use or this one will burn you and paralyze your patient.
43. 🗞 (20 Minutes): CoreEM: “Vertebral Osteomyelitis” Website
  • This one is less likely to sneak up on you, but don’t let it sneak passed you
44. 🔊 (20 Minutes): CRACKCast: “Sexually Transmitted Infections” Website.
  • Rosen’s chapter breakdown by our friends from up north
45. 🔊 (30 Minutes): CRACKCast: “Infectious Diarrheal Disease and Dehydration” Website.
  • Rosen’s chapter breakdown by our friends from up north
46. 🔊 (30 Minutes): CRACKCast: “Bone and Joint Infections” Website.
  • Rosen’s chapter breakdown by our friends from up north
47. 🗞 (30 Minutes): PEM Blog: “Briefs: Scabies” Website
  • Makes me itch just thinking about it
48. 🔊 (35 Minutes): CRACKCast: “Skin and Soft Tissue Infections” Website.
  • Rosen’s chapter breakdown by our friends from up north
49. 🗞 (45 Minutes): emDocs: “Necrotizing Fasciitis” Website
  • Once you’ve seen it, you won’t forget it
50. 🗞 (45 Minutes): emDocs: “Pneumonia Mimics: Pearls and Pitfalls” Website
  • When pneumonia… isn’t

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SEPSIS ALERT

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51: 📑 ( 30 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 150 “Toxic Shock Syndromes”. (8th Edition: Pages 1017-1021)
52: 📑 ( 45 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 151 “Sepsis”. (8th Edition: Pages 1021-1028)
53. 🗞 (10 Minutes):CanadiEM: “Volume Assessment: What’s voodoo and what’s vital?” Website
  • How do you know when you’ve given enough?
54. 🗞 (15 Minutes): EMCrit: “Accelerated Goal Directed Therapy for Septic Shock” Website
  • Are we not aggressive enough?
55. 🗞 (20 Minutes): CoreEM: “Prognostic Value of Fever in Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock” Website
  • It’s not just febrile vs afebrile.
56. 🗞 (20 Minutes): CoreEM: “Occult Causes of Non-Response to Vasopressors” Website
  • They have all the pressors but they just aren’t responding! What is going on?
57. 🗞 (20 Minutes): CoreEM: “Corticosteroids in Septic Shock
” Website
  • Steroids in sepsis, when and how?
58. 🗞 (20 Minutes): CoreEM: “Diagnostic Accuracy of IVC Collapsability to Predict Fluid Responsiveness in Spontaneously Breathing Patients” Website
  • Does the IVC tell the truth?
59. 🔊 (20 Minutes): EMCrit: “Steroids for Septic Shock” Website
  • Heavyweight EMCrit weighs in on the steroid in sepsis discussion.
60. 🔊 (30 Minutes): CRACKCast: “Sepsis Syndrome” Website
  • Rosen’s chapter breakdown by our friends from up north
61. 🗞 (30 Minutes): EMCrit: “Early norepinephrine to stabilize MAP in septic shock” Website
  • Are you starting pressors early enough?
62. 🗞 (30 Minutes): EMCrit: “Early suspicion of toxic shock syndrome” Website
  • Don’t wait too long to catch this one, it’ll get away from you fast.
63. 🗞 (30 Minutes): EMCrit: “Understanding lactate in sepsis and using it to our advantage” Website
  • Lactate, so much more than a CMS requirement
64. 🗞 (30 Minutes): EMCrit: “Steroids in septic shock: Four misconceptions and one truth” Website
  • Steroids in sepsis, maybe it doesn’t do what you think it does. Or at least not for the reasons you thought.
65. 🗞 (30 Minutes): EMCrit: “A 30ml/kg bolus: Yes or No – The Results” Website
  • Are you sure you want that much fluid?
66. 🔊 (30 Minutes): EMCrit: “Advanced Ultrasound Assessment of Volume Status” Website
  • Rosen’s chapter breakdown by our friends from up north
67. 🗞 (30 Minutes): EMCrit: “The Lactate Myths” Website
  • You keep using that word… I do not think it means what you think it means.
68. 🗞 (45 Minutes): EMCrit: “The Central Line Show – Avoiding Complications and Confirmation” Website
  • What to do when your central line just doesn’t go as smoothly as you thought it would.

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