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: 10/28 at midnight
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

 

Check Out Those Pipes

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1: 📑 ( 60 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 56 “Venous Thromboembolism”. (8th Edition: Pages 388-398)
2: 📑 ( 30 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 59 “Aortic Dissection and Related Aortic Syndromes”. (8th Edition: Pages 412-416)
3: 📑 ( 30 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 60 “Aneurysmal Disease”. (8th Edition: Pages 416-420)
4: 📑 ( 45 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 61 “Arterial Occlusion”. (8th Edition: Pages 420-426)
5. 🗞 (30 Minutes): CanadiEM: “Blood and Clots Series: Which antithrombotic therapy should I start for my patient with acute VTE?” Website
  • What’s your favorite blood thinner? Should it be?
6. 🗞 (30 Minutes): emDocs: “Aortic Dissection Repair Complications: ED presentations evaluations and management” Website
  • They escaped death once, can you help them do it again?
7. 🗞 (30 Minutes): emDocs: “Pulmonary embolus in the ED — Which patient require systemic thrombolytics?” Website
  • When to start which kind of therapy for pulmonary embolism
8. 🗞 (60 Minutes): EMCrit: “Eight pearls for the crashing patient with massive PE” Website
  • Breakdown with flowcharts on what to do in this life-threatening situation

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High Pressure Situations

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9: 📑 ( 60 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 57 “Systemic Hypertension”. (8th Edition: Pages 399-408)
10: 📑 ( 30 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 58 “Pulmonary Hypertension”. (8th Edition: Pages 409-412)
11. 🔊 (30 Minutes): EMCrit: “ACEP Management of Asymptomatic Blood Pressure 2013” Website.
  • EMCrit podcast with Scott Weigart discussing the ACEP policy on asymptomatic BP management. How high is too high?
12. 🔊 (45 Minutes): EMCrit: “Emergencies with a Side of Hypertension” Website.
  • “The first thing to understand about Hypertensive Emergencies is that they look like emergencies. The second thing is in the short term, the only way to really F*$% up non-emergent hypertension is by acutely lower it too much”

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Tiny Hearts

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13: 📑 ( 45 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 108 “Resuscitation of Neonates”. (8th Edition: Pages 689-694)
14: 📑 ( 60 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 109 “Resuscitation of Children”. (8th Edition: Pages 695-706)
15: 📑 ( 75 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 126 “Congenital and Acquired Pediatric Heart Disease”. (8th Edition: Pages 822-835)
16: 📑 ( 45 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 127 “Syncope Dysrhythmias and ECG Interpretation in Children”. (8th Edition: Pages 835-843)
17. 🔊 (60 Minutes): CrackCast: “Pediatric Cardiac Disorders” Website.
  • This episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s Chapter 171, Pediatric Cardiac Disorders. This chapter covers specific diseases of the pediatric heart and blood vessels, including congenital heart disease, Kawasaki Disease, murmurs, Acute Rheumatic Fever, and dysrhythmias.

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The Heart of the Matter

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18. 🔊 (20 Minutes): ERCast: “Amal Mattu on Low Risk Chest Pain” Website.
  • Low risk chest pain and what to do with it.
19. 🔊 (30 Minutes): ERCast: “Is Coronary CT worth it?” Website.
  • We use this sometimes, but do you know when? and should we be?
20. 🔊 (30 Minutes): CrackCast: “Pericardial and Myocardial Disease” Website.
  • Breakdown of Rosen’s Chapter on Pericardial and Myocardial Disease, pretty self-explanatory really…
21. 🔊 (30 Minutes): CrackCast: “Cardiovascular Drugs” Website.
  • This episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s 9th Ed Chapter 147, Cardiovascular Drugs. With increasingly common use of these medications for heart disease and an ever aging population, it is imperative to understand the prompt recognition and therapy for toxic exposures. Recognition of the more lethal agents and how to disposition these patients in the ED are the cornerstones of this chapter.
22. 🗞 (30 Minutes): REBELEM: “NSTEMIs are not all the same” Website
  • NSTEMI doesn’t mean there isn’t complete occlusion. When do you need to push for PCI?
23. 🗞 (30 Minutes): emDocs: “Non-Traditional ACS Risk Factors: A Snake in the Grass” Website
  • We know the HEART score risk factors, but don’t forget about these as well.
24. 🗞 (45 Minutes): REBELEM: “Wellens’ Syndrome or STEMI” Website
  • Can you tell the difference? And what does that mean for management?
25. 📽 (60 Minutes): REBELEM: “Rebellion in EM 2018: STEMI Equivalents by Tarlan Hedayati” Website.
  • Some of us were actually there at this conference. In case you couldn’t make it, here’s a video of the lecture and presentation with some great text to go with it. Breakdown of STEMI and STEMI equivalents, great review.
26. 🗞 (60 Minutes): emDocs: “NSTEMI Mimics: A Review of Critical Pitfalls in Diagnosis” Website
  • ACS but no elevations? Obviously NSETMI… right? Just don’t miss these critical mimics.

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Shock Boxes

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27. 🗞 (10 Minutes): CoreEM: “How to Use a Magnet for Pacemakers and ICDs” Website
  • That magnet in the crash cart… do you know when to use it and how?
28. 🗞 (30 Minutes): CandiEM: “Pacemaker Essentials: How to Interpret a Pacemaker ECG” Website
  • Pacemaker EKGs, when should you be concerned and what does it all mean?
29. 🗞 (30 Minutes): CanadiEM: “Pacemaker Essentials: What we need to know in the ED” Website
  • For those of you who prefer the Canadian style breakdown, now on pacemakers
30. 🗞 (30 Minutes): REBELEM: “Pacemaker Basics” Website
  • REBEL EM takes on pacemakers. Which site do you prefer?
31. 🗞 (60 Minutes): CoreEM: “Pacemakers: Basic and Advanced Concepts” Website
  • What are those letter codes for the pacemaker? What can go wrong? What do you do?

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