Bites in the ED- Bark for Dogmentin!

Iltifat Husain and Blake Briggs drop some rapid Board Bombs on bites in the ED. This guide covers micro, approach to wounds and subsequent infections, when to give antibiotics, when not to close the wound, and what antibiotics to use. Enjoy this pun-filled episode.

Blake Briggs
Happy Holidays from Influenza- Tamiflu or nah?

Dr. Briggs discusses everything you need to know about seasonal Influenza. Do we do the flu swab? What’s the deal with boards and Tamiflu? Let’s find out in this fireside chat sure to make FDR proud.

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Blake Briggs
Fried snickers and gallstones

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

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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