Choledocosaurus and Cholangitis

Who doesn't love dinosaurs!? We tackle the rest of all those "C named" problems of the gallbladder, specifically Choledocholithiasis and Cholangitis. How to diagnose, complications, management in the ED, and ultimate Dispos. Also credit to our advertiser: Bilitonin. 

Blake Briggs
Precious Joules- Cardioversion

Blake Briggs is all on his lonesome as he shares his favorite activity in the ED- ELECTRICITY! Why we do it, rapid ACLS indications and key points regarding defibrillation, and stats on common cardioversion questions.

Blake Briggs
Wood Stoves kill! CO Poisoning

Wood stoves kill. We expose this ugly truth along with why American Lit majors always get CO poisoning on tests. Let’s talk CO, hyperbaric, and when to do it.

Blake Briggs
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.

Website: www.emboardbombs.com

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.

Website: www.emboardbombs.com

Blake Briggs