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: 11/26/17

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       🗞-Blog/Article

Hectic Hypothermia

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1.  📽 (5 Minutes): EMin5: “Frostbite” Website.
  • Because being cold really bites. #CueTomatoes

2.  🗞 (10 Minutes): EPMonthly: “Frostbite: How to Classify and Treat it” Website.
  • Are we talking soft serve? Or frozen solid? Does it make a difference?

3.  🗞 (20 Minutes): EMCases: “Pediatric Drowning and Hypothermia” Website.
  • “I’ll never let go, Jack!” What to think about for hypothermic drownings; other than how much space there was on that door…

4. 🔊 (20 Minutes): FOAMCast: “Hypothermia” Website. and  iTunes.
  •  Because why would you FOAM it alone out in the cold when you could let the FOAMCast duo guide you?

5. 🔊 (20 Minutes): EMRAP: “Accidental Hypothermia Part 2/2” Website. (Will Require Your EMRAP Login)
  •  Let it go, let it go,……no seriously…. they’re frozen solid, should you just let them go?

6.  🔊 (25 Minutes): EMRAP: “Accidental Hypothermia Part 1/2” Website. (Will Require Your EMRAP Login)
  •  For all those times you accidentally wander into an avalanche. It happens.

7.  🔊 (25 Minutes): EMCrit: “Severe Accidental Hypothermia” Website. and  iTunes.
  • Because, Winter is coming….and Weingart is ready for it.

8: 📑 (40 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 208  “Cold Injuries”. (8th Edition: Pages 1353-1357)

9.  🔊  (40 Minutes): EMBasic: “Hypothermia” Website. and  iTunes.
  • Sometimes you live in Texas, you need to cover the basics, like a definition of “Win-ter”.

10: 📑 (70 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 209  “Hypothermia”. (8th Edition: Pages 1357-1365)

11.  🗞 (120 Minutes): EBMedicine: “Accidental Hypothermia: An Evidence-Based Approach”
  • Make yourself a hot chocolate (Or Hot Toddy…) and get cozy for the next couple of hours with this compendium of cold conditions.



Can You Handle the Heat?

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12.  🔊  (10 Minutes): EMCrit: “Free-Range Amphetamines” Website. and  iTunes.
  • Ice baths, because who really wants a hot shower?

13.  🗞 (15 Minutes): EMDocs: “Heat Related Illness: How to Cool Em and What to Do After”
  • Beating the heat by some impressive feats.

14.  🔊  (30 Minutes): EMBasic: “Hyperthermia” Website. and  iTunes.
  •  Telling the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion exhausting you? Let’s fix that.

15: 📑 (60 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter  210 “Heat Emergencies”. (8th Edition: Pages 1365-1371)

16.  🗞 (100 Minutes): EBMedicine: “An Evidence-Based Approach to Hyperthermia and Other Heat-Related Emergencies”
  • Honestly, best read in a sauna or tanning by the pool for the right ambiance.



What Big Teeth You Have!

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17.  📽 (5 Minutes): EMin5: “Bug Bites: Scabies Lice and Bedbugs”
  • If you’ll excuse me, I’ll be itching for the next week.

18.  🔊  (10 Minutes): EM:RAP: “Snake Bites” Website.(Will Require Your EM:RAP Login)
  • Think any snake is a bad snake? Well make sure you know which ones are the REALLY bad snakes and what to do.

19.  🗞 (10 Minutes): ALiEM: “Black Scorpion Sting: Indications for Anascorp and Dosing Controversies”
  • Scorpions… like spiders with armor and more hate in their souls. Is it worth it to use an antidote?

20.  🗞 (15 Minutes): ALiEM: “Envenomations: Initial Management of Common US Snake Bites”
  • You will always have a job, because there will always be idiots handling snakes (usually drunk)

21.  🗞 (15 Minutes): EMDocs: “A Case of Severe Brown Recluse Envenomation”
  • Because you’re always within 2 feet of a spider? Well, not you…. you’re actually much closer than the average right now.

22.  🔊  (20 Minutes): CoreEM: “Snake Bites” Website. and  iTunes.
  • Hear an expert opinion on snake bite management.

23.  🗞 (20 Minutes): EM Docs: “Management of Venomous Snake Bites in North America”
  • Have you had it with all the snakes on your plane?

24.  🔊  (30 Minutes): EMBasic: “North American Snake Bites” Website. and  iTunes.
  • Why’d it have to be snakes?

25.  🔊  (30 Minutes): CrackCast: “Venomous Animal Injuries” Website. and  iTunes.
  • For your next trip to Australia…..

26. 🔊 (40 Minutes): EMRAP: “Hazardous Marine Envenomations” Website. (Will Require Your EMRAP Login)
  •  Because the ocean is essentially a giant death-trap.

27. 🔊 (40 Minutes): EMRAP: “Shark Attack and Other Marine Encounters” Website. (Will Require Your EMRAP Login)
  •  Watching Jaws after this talk is basically mandatory.

28: 📑 (45 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 212 “Reptile Bites”. (8th Edition: Pages 1379-1383)

29: 📑 (60 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 213 “Marine and Trauma Envenomation”. (8th Edition: Pages 1383-1390)

30: 📑 (90 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 211 “Bites and Stings”. (8th Edition: Pages 1371-1379)

31.  🗞 (110 Minutes): EBMedicine: “Hymenoptera Envenomation: Bees Wasps and Ants”
  • I’m not going to say this article is the bee’s knees, but….

32.  🗞 (120 Minutes): EB Medicine: “Bites and Stings: Snakes Spiders and Scorpions in the United States”
  • Step 1: Burn the house down. Step 2: Treat the spider/scorpion injury.



Under De Sea

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33: 📑 (30 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 215 “Drowning”. (8th Edition: Pages 1395-1398)

34: 📑 (60 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 214 “Diving Disorders”. (8th Edition: Pages 1390-1395)

35.  🔊  (35 Minutes): EM:RAP: “Drowning Resuscitation” Website.(Will Require Your EM:RAP Login)
  • Water, water everywhere but not a drop to drink.

36. 🔊 (35 Minutes): EMRAP: “Simplified Approach to Diving Emergencies” Website. (Will Require Your EMRAP Login)
  •  Under pressure….



Sick Burns…

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 37.  🗞 (10 Minutes): EM Docs: “Modern Day Burn Resuscitation: Moving Beyond the Parkland Formula”
  • Quick hit points for burn management.

38. 🔊 (20 Minutes): EMRAP: “Second Degree Burns” Website. (Will Require Your EMRAP Login)
  •  Hot grease. Ramen. Burns care for all burn shapes and sizes.

39. 🔊 (25 Minutes): EMRAP: “Severe Burn Management” Website. (Will Require Your EMRAP Login)
  •  The worst of the worst burns, what are the things you have to expect?

40.  🔊  (25 Minutes): CrackCast: “Chemical Burns” Website. and  iTunes.
  • Acid and base burns beyond the basics going through Rosen’s.

41.  🔊  (35 Minutes): INTENSIVE: “Severe Burns” Website. and  iTunes.
  • When your burn patient becomes critically ill, here’s you go to resource.

42.  🔊  (35 Minutes): CrackCast: “Thermal Burns” Website. and  iTunes.
  • The Canadian CrackCast crew is on fire in this episode, running you through the Rosen’s burn chapter.

43: 📑 (35 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter  222 “Carbon Monoxide”. (8th Edition: Pages 1437-1440)

(See Toxicology Block for more Carbon Monoxide) 

44: 📑 (60 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 216 “Thermal Burns”. (8th Edition: Pages 1398-1405)

45: 📑 (60 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter  217 “Chemical Burns”. (8th Edition: Pages 1405-1411)



Greased Lightening: Electrical Injuries

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46.  📽  (5 Minutes): EMin5: “Electrical Injuries” Website.
  • Zap through some electrical basics.

47.  🔊  (15 Minutes): CoreEM: “Electrical and Lightning Injuries” Website.(No longer Available on iTunes)
  • Shocking aspects of electrical injury care.

48: 📑 (90 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 218 “Electrical and Lightening Injuries”. (8th Edition: Pages 1411-1419)

49.  🗞 (100 Minutes): EBMedicine: “An Evidence Based Approach to Electrical Injuries in Children”
  • A high voltage summary of why electricity and kids don’t mix well.



Eat Me: Poisonous Plants

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 50: 📑 (40 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter  220 “Poisonous Plants”. (8th Edition: Pages 1424-1429)

51: 📑 (50 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter  219 “Mushroom Poisoning”. (8th Edition: Pages 1419-1424)

(See Toxicology Block for more Mushroom Poisoning) 



Up, Up, And Away: Altitude Disorders

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52.  🗞 (5 Minutes): EMin5: “High Altitude Illness”
  • For all those Everest climbers you see.

53.  🗞 (10 Minutes): EM Docs: “High Altitude Pulmonary Edema”
  • HAPE summary that will snatch your breath away.

54.  🔊  (25 Minutes): FOAMCast: “Altitude” Website. and  iTunes.
  • How soon after a pneumothorax can you fly on a plane? And other answers to questions you didn’t know you had.

55: 📑 (90 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter  221 “High Altitude Disorders”.(8th Edition: Pages 1429-1436)

56.  🗞 (120 Minutes): EBMedicine: “Altitude Illness Strategies in Prevention Identification and Treatment”
  • Flying superheroes never had these sort of problems…



Pre-Hospital Pandemonium: EMS

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57.  🔊  (10 Minutes): SMACC: “Tactical Medicine in Response to the Active Shooter” Website. and  iTunes.
  • Because unfortunately this is a thing now.

58. 🔊 (10 Minutes): EMRAP: “When EMS Speaks Who Is Listening?” Website. (Will Require Your EMRAP Login)
  • Be nice to your EMS crew, don’t treat them the way that some of your consultants treat you.

59. 🔊 (15 Minutes): EMRAP: “Tactical EMS” Website. (Will Require Your EMRAP Login)
  •  TEMS, what are they and what do they do?

60.  🗞 (15 Minutes): St. Emlyn’s: “Ethical Dilemmas in Emergency Medicine: The Ethics of Triage”
  • Everyone’s favorite part of the emergency department, Triage.

61.  🔊  (20 Minutes): EMBasic: “Tactical Combat Casualty Care” Website. and  iTunes.

62: 📑 (30 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter  1 “Emergency Medical Services”. (8th Edition: Pages 1-3)

63.  🔊  (30 Minutes): St. Emlyn’s: “Lessons Learned from the November Paris Attacks” Website. and  iTunes.
  • An incredible interview with a physician from the Paris attacks and a description of how the department was overwhelmed by a flood of patients.


64. 🔊 (30 Minutes): EMRAP: “Mass Casualty Incidents- A Practical Approach From A Military perspective” Website. (Will Require Your EMRAP Login)
  •  When a mass casualty hits, there’s no time to create a plan for how to respond. You need to know what to be ready for.

65.  🔊  (30 Minutes): SMACC: “The Immediate Responder and the Disaster Gap” Website. and  iTunes.
  • In incredible example of story-telling used to teach concepts related to mass casualty responders.

 66: 📑 (45 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 3 “Air Medical Transport”. (8th Edition: Pages 10-14)

67: 📑 (60 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter  2 “Prehospital Equipment”. (8th Edition: Pages 4-10)

 68: 📑 (90 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter  4 “Mass Gatherings”. (8th Edition: Pages 14-22)



Because Everything is Trying to Kill You: Environmental Disasters

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69.  🔊  (25 Minutes): SMACC: “AVALANCHE!” Website. and  iTunes.
  • Let it snow, let in snow…..?

70.  🔊  (30 Minutes): SMACC: “Surviving in the Wild” Website. and  iTunes.
  • Maybe binge SurvivorMan with this one…..

 71: 📑 (40 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter  6 “Natural Disasters”. (8th Edition: Pages 30-34)

72: 📑 (80 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter  5 “Disaster Preparedness”. (8th Edition: Pages 23-29)

73.  🔊  (100 Minutes): EMCases: “Disaster Medicine ” Website. and  iTunes.
  • For all your potential disaster needs.



Welcome to the 21th Century. It Needs Some Work. Active Shooters and Terrorism.

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74.  🔊 (20 Minutes): EMRAP: “Active Shooter: Update 2016” Website. (Will Require Your EMRAP Login)
  •  Because it’s 2017. No further explanation needed.

75.  🗞 (20 Minutes): EM Docs: “Weapons of Mass Effect/Terror”
  •  “[It] seemed to lead into the heart of an immense darkness”
76. 🔊 (25 Minutes): EMRAP: “Radiation” Segments (Will Require Your EMRAP Login)

 77: 📑 (50 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 9 “Bioterrorism”. (8th Edition: Pages 46-51)

78: 📑 (50 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter  7 “Bomb, Blast, and Crush Injuries”. (8th Edition: Pages 34-39)

79: 📑 (50 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 10 “Radiation Injuries”. (8th Edition: Pages 51-57)

80: 📑 (60 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 8 “Chemical Disasters”. (8th Edition: Pages 39-46)

81.  🗞 (170 Minutes): EBMedicine: “Blast Injuries: Preparing for the Inevitable” Website.
  • Blast through this EBM article with some high yield knowledge you’re going to need.