Fried snickers and gallstones

Today we discuss how fun state fairs are…but not for your gallbladder. We cover biliary colic, cholecystitis, emphysematous cholecystitis, HIDA vs US, and complications. We even had time to breathe.

Blake Briggs
Pediatric EKGs stink

Struggling with pediatric EKGs? Great- we hate 'em too. Let's tidy up some of those myths and what to look for!

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Blake Briggs
Layups and dislocations all day

Lebron vs Kobe? Don't bother asking Dr. Husain. Any bad layup can cause a shoulder dislocation. We discuss the presentation, epidemiology, diagnosis, and complications of these common dislocations.

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Blake Briggs
Super fast FAST exam

Today we cover the FAST exam. All those stats you hate about it, why we do it, and the particular board-relevant topics you'd encounter. 

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Blake Briggs
Theres a snake in my boot! Snake bite guide

Today we learn all about board relevant snake bites. What to do before the hospital, when to observe, when to treat, and why Australia is the most dangerous place in the world. 

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Blake Briggs
Meningitis Prophylaxis? Hakuna Matata

We discuss this short little pearl on a common board question: What you have to do when someone needs meningitis prophylaxis. Also making an appearance is Lion King and awkward teenage years. 

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Blake Briggs
Bonus Bomb! Lightning injury prevention

Join us for a rapid Bonus Bomb as a thank you to all our subscribers. This is awesome, non-board relevant trivia that might come in handy one day on the golf course, hiking, or just if you have bad luck.

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Blake Briggs
Open Fractures: Mad Max vs Gustillo

Nothing a little soap suds can fix right? Wrong. Time to rely on modern medicine AKA antibiotics. Mad Max and Gustillo teach us some things about open fractures.

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Blake Briggs
A Haiku for Aortic Dissection

The pulses wither, clinging to the last piece of intima, explodes into hemorrhage

That was our attempt at an aortic dissection haiku.

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Blake Briggs