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
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
Louis Vitton and Warfarin Reversal

What's the most important first step in managing a patient with a warfarin-induced head bleed? Not Louis Vitton you may say....

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Blake Briggs
Crouching Resident, Hidden C-spine

New to hit the theatres this fall: a resident who takes holding in-line stabilization just one. step. too. far.

Let's cover c spine and intubating. How can it be done???

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Blake Briggs