EMRA Center: EMCasts

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EMRA has partnered with EMedHome.com to offer one of our most popular features, the monthly EMCast, to EMRA members at no charge.

In addition, EMedHome.com is pleased to offer a subscription to EMRA resident members for the very low price of $30 (a full price subscription is $99). Simply forward an email to CME@EMedHome.com with your name and residency program and we will send you a discount code.

EMedHome.com offers an array of clinical educational content designed to keep you on the cutting edge of Emergency Medicine, including video lectures from the best EM conferences.

The monthly Emergency Medicine podcast hosted by Amal Mattu, MD

Amal MattuDr. Mattu is Professor of Emergency Medicine and Vice Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. Dr. Amal Mattu is one of the premier speakers in Emergency Medicine, and has developed quite a loyal following because of the entertaining way he is able to present important clinical topics. Each month, EMedHome.com will present a 90-minute podcast hosted by Dr. Mattu in which he will discuss recent literature, recent cases, and current "hot" topics. Dr. Mattu will offer his insight and that of colleagues and fellow experts in order to provide you with the practical information required to keep your practice state-of-the-art. Each monthly EMCast can be heard straight from the internet, or downloaded to your favorite portable device.

Title Posted  
April 2014 (1) Resuscitation of the Obese Patient (2) PEA (Pulseless Electrical Activity) (3) IVF in Resuscitation 04/01/2014
March 2014 (1) Cardiol Lit Pt. I: 2013 STEMI Guidelines (2) Traumatic Brain Injury (3) Cardiol Lit Pt. II: AMI + LBBB (4) Upper Extrem DVT (5) Cardiol Lit Pt. III: Wide Complex Tachycardias 03/01/2014
February 2014 (1) 2013 EM-Neurology Lit. Update (2) 2013 EM-Crit Care Lit. Update (3) 2013 EM-ID Lit. Update (4) 2013 EM-Pharmacology Lit. Update 02/02/2014
January 2014 (1) Cardiac Arrest Pearls (2) EMTALA Pearls (3) Pericarditis 01/03/2014
December 2013 (1) Shock (2) Dizzy Patients (3) SAH Decision Rule 12/01/2013
November 2013 (1) Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage (2) Droperidol (3) Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) (4) Diuretics and Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema 11/03/2013
October 2013 (1) Atrial Fibrillation (2) New Anticoagulants (3) Asymptomatic Hypertension 10/01/2013
September 2013 (1) Abdominal Compartment Syndrome (2) Adrenal Insufficiency (3) Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (4) Hangings 09/01/2013
August 2013 (1) Pathophysiology of Acute Coronary Syndrome (2) Pediatric Procedural Sedation (3) Abdominal Trauma 07/31/2013
July 2013 (1) Risk Management: Against Medical Advice (AMA) Issues (2) tPA in Stroke Update (3) Alcohol Withdrawal 07/03/2013
June 2013 (1) Case Discussion: Tachycardia, Chest Pain, Abd Pain (2) Pulmonary Hypertension 06/01/2013
May 2013 (1) Critical Care Quickies (2) Antibiotic Stewardship (3) Therapeutic Hypothermia 05/02/2013
April 2013 (1) 2013 STEMI Guidelines (2) Pulmonary Embolism: 7 Steps to Enlightenment! (3) Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVAD) 04/03/2013
March 2013 (1) Myasthenia gravis case (2) Anaphylaxis guidelines (3) Psychiatric issues 03/01/2013
February 2013 (1) ECMO (2) Troponin testing (3) HIV and CAD (4) Accidental hypothermia 02/01/2013
January 2013 (1) Important Critical Care Articles (2) Post-Arrest Syndrome (3) Pediatric seizures 01/01/2013
December 2012 (1) Stroke, pt 1 (2) Meningitis (3) Stroke, pt 2 (4) Ectopic Pregnancy Pearls and Pitfalls (5) Stroke, pt 3 12/03/2012
November 2012 (1) Trauma Fluid Resuscitation (2) Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome & Henoch-Schonlein Purpura (3) Coronary CT Angiography (4) Infections of Implanted Cardiac Devices 11/05/2012
October 2012 (1) Neonatal Resuscitation (2) Rational Clinical Exam - CHF (3) Reversal of warfarin (4) Capnography 10/01/2012
September 2012 (1) Upper GI Bleeding (2) AMI in pregnancy (3) Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia 09/05/2012
August 2012 (1) Oncologic Emergencies (2) Case: Alcoholic with Seizure 08/07/2012
July 2012 (1) Hypertensive Emergencies (2) Drowning (3) Chest Pain Presentation: Predictors of ACS 07/02/2012
June 2012 (1) Case 1: Seizure (2) Case 2: Respiratory Distress 06/01/2012
May 2012 (1) Unresponsive Shock (2) Cardiogenic Shock (3) Gender, Age, and MI 05/03/2012
April 2012 (1) Preoxygenation (2) Case Presentation-Hereditary Angioedema (3) HIV patients with headache 04/03/2012
March 2012 (1) Bell's Palsy (2) Septic Arthritis (3) Risk Management - part I (4) Infections in the Elderly - part I (5) Risk Management - part II (6) Infections in the Elderly - part II 03/06/2012
February 2012 (1) 2 Pediatric Cases (2) Chest Trauma (3) Pneumonia Severity Scores and Their Use in the Emergency Department 02/01/2012
January 2012 (1) Critical Care Issues in the Obese Patient (2) Pulseless Electrical Activity 01/02/2012
December 2011 (1) Case Presentation: Dyspnea and Decreased LOC (2) Highly-Sensitive Troponins (3) Safety of Nitrofurantoin 12/01/2011
November 2011: (1) Abscesses in the age of MRSA (2) Upper GI Bleeding (3) Listeria 11/01/2011
October 2011: (1) Care of the Elderly in the ED (2) Urologic Issues (3) The ABG vs. the VBG 10/03/2011
September 2011: (1) Diverticulitis and Colitis (2) Therapeutic Hypothermia in Post-Arrest Patients (3) Which Chest Pain Patients Need Telemetry 09/01/2011
August 2011: (1) Appendicitis; (2) Abdominal Pain in the Elderly; (3) Vascular Emergencies in the Abdomen 08/01/2011
July 2011: (1) A Case Discussion of Hyperglycemia and DKA; (2) Dabigatran; (3) Management of Massive & Submassive PE 07/01/2011
June 2011: (1) Case Discussion: Seizures (2) Psychogenic Seizures (3) Lead aVR in ACS 06/01/2011
May 2011: (1) Respiratory Failure: Alternatives to Intubation (2) Pediatric Case Discussion (3) Cocaine and the Heart (4) Left Bundle Branch Block and Acute MI 05/01/2011
April 2011: (1) Electricity-Related Cardiac Arrest (2) Stroke Mimics (3) Pharyngitis (4) Mythbuster: Lidocaine + EPI (5) Labs in Abdominal Pain 04/08/2011
March 2011: (1) Cardiac arrest in pregnancy; (2) Subarachnoid hemorrhage workup; (3) Pulmonary embolism pearls and pitfalls; 03/01/2011
February 2011: (1) Cardiology Literature Update Part I (2) Septic Arthritis; (3) Kayexalate in Hyperkalemia; (4)AHA Guidelines: Crashing Asthmatic; (5) Cardiology Literature Update Part II 02/01/2011
January 2011: (1)AHA Guidelines: Dysrhythmias; (2) Aortic Dissection; (3) Lower GI Bleeding; (4) Pulmonary Embolism 01/01/2011
December 2010: (1)AHA Guidelines: Summary of Changes; (2) AHA Guidelines: Post-Cardiac Arrest Care; (3) Recent Updates in Pulmonary Embolism 12/01/2010
November 2010: (1) Prolonged QT and Torsade de Pointes (2) Back Pain Errors/Myths (3) Spinal Epidural Abscess (4) Primary Care in the ED: Asymptomatic Hypertension 11/04/2010
October 2010: (1) Pediatric Case Discussion (2) Airway Management in the Obese Patient (3) Myths: Orthostatic Vital Sign Testing 10/04/2010
September 2010: (1) Case Discussion: Elderly Patient with Altered LOC (2)Primary Care in the ED (3) Tachydysrhythmias with WPW Syndrome 09/01/2010
August, 2010: (1)Circulatory Complications During Intubation (2) ED Documentation and Communication 08/01/2010
July, 2010: (1) Abdominal Pain Myths, Pearls, and Pitfalls Part II (2) Restraints (3) Early Goal Directed Therapy Controversy (4) Pulmonary Embolism in Pregnancy 07/01/2010
June, 2010: (1) Headache Pitfalls (2) Dyspnea Case Discussion (3) Abdominal Pain Myths, Pearls, and Pitfalls 06/01/2010
May, 2010: (1) Dealing with Difficult People (2) TIA (3) Delayed Sequence Intubation (4) Pericardial Disease 05/01/2010
April, 2010: (1) Violent/Agitated Patients (2) Traumatic Hemorrhage (3) Case Discussion: Headache 04/01/2010
March, 2010: (1) Coronary CT Angiography (2) The RUSH Exam (3) Facilitated PCI (4) Drug of the Month: Sugammadex (5) Mythbuster: Syncope Workup in the Elderly 03/01/2010
February, 2010: (1) Pitfalls in Trauma Management (2) Mythbuster/Drug of the Month: Ketamine (3) Vertigo and Dizziness 02/01/2010
January, 2010: (1) Liability for Lab Tests (2) ED Ultrasound (3) New Left Bundle Branch Block and ACS (4) ED Documentation 01/01/2010
December, 2009: (1) Cardiac Arrest (2) Orthopedic Literature Update (3) Drug of the Month: Propoxyphene (4) Acute Pharyngitis 12/01/2009
November, 2009: (1) The Flu (2) Case Presentation: Pericardial Tamponade (3) Rhabdomyolysis 11/01/2009
October, 2009: (1) Risk Management in ACS (2) Cancer Risk with Radiologic Imaging (3) Mythbuster: Penicillin and Cephalosporin Allergy (4) Evolving ECG Changes with STEMI 10/01/2009
September, 2009: (1) The Inconsolable Baby (2) Transfusions in the ED (3) The Awake Intubation (4) Apparent Life Threatening Events 09/01/2009
August, 2009: (1) Mythbuster: Management of Burns (2) Pediatric Head Injury (3) Post Intubation Hypotension (4) ACS in the Elderly 08/01/2009
July, 2009: (1) Intracranial Hemorrhage (2) Shoulder Dislocations (3) Acute MI in Left Bundle Branch Block (4) Mythbuster: Acute Pericarditis—Appendicitis of the Heart 07/01/2009
June, 2009: (1) Post-Cardiac Arrest Syndrome (2) Pitfalls with Back Pain (3) Dialysis Access Complications 06/01/2009
May, 2009: (1) The Crashing Intubated Patient (2) Recombinant Factor VIIa (3) Cardiocerebral Resuscitation (4) Mythbuster: EPI in digital block anesthesia 05/01/2009
April, 2009: (1) Care of the HIV-Positive Patient in the ED (2) End-Tidal CO2 Monitoring (3) Orthopedic Fractures in Child Abuse (4) Management of Acute Clavicle Fractures 04/01/2009
March, 2009: (1) Cardiology Literature from 2008 (2) Pediatric Trauma (3) Mythbusting: Treatment of Hypertension (4) Mythbusting: Seafood, Iodine, and Contrast Allergy 03/01/2009
February, 2009: (1) Pulmonary Embolism (2) Hyperkalemia (3) Critical Care Literature 02/01/2009
January, 2009: (1) Extubation in the ED (2) Airway Pearls and Pitfalls (3) Pediatric Resuscitation Update 01/01/2009
December, 2008: (1) Amiodarone Imperfections (2) Therapeutic Hypothermia (3) Cardioversion of Tachydysrhythmias (4) "Difficult Patients" (5) Tricks of the Trade 12/01/2008
November, 2008: (1) Vasopressin in Cardiac Arrest (2) Pediatric Seizures (3) Intracerebral Bleeds (4) ACS Evaluation 11/01/2008
October, 2008: (1) Non-invasive Ventilation (2) "Coumadinosis" (3) Lumbar Puncture (4) Troponin Testing 10/01/2008
September, 2008: (1) Thoracic Aortic Dissection (2) Status Epilepticus (3) Critical Care Aspects of ACS 09/01/2008
August, 2008: (1) Risk Management in Wound Care (2) Methicillin-Resistant Staph. Aureus (3) Cardiac Arrest Updates 08/01/2008
July, 2008: (1) Cocaine-Associated Chest Pain/MI (2) Complications of Bariatric Surgery (3) Anti-Platelet Therapy of TIA 07/01/2008
June, 2008: (1) Transient Neurologic Attacks (2) Hand Injuries and Wound Care (3) Sepsis Update (4) Simple Orthopedics Issues 06/01/2008
May, 2008: (1) SAH (2) Hyperglycemia (3) Common Oral Emergencies (4) Prehospital Management of CHF (5) ICDs 05/01/2008
April, 2008: (1) Penetrating Extremity Injuries (2) Common Eye Emergencies (3) Common Nasal Emergencies (4) Cardiogenic Shock 04/01/2008
March, 2008: (1) Back Pain: Pearls and Pitfalls (2) Fingerstick and Occult Blood Testing (3) ACC/AHA STEMI Guidelines Update 03/01/2008
February, 2008: (1) Management of Intracranial Hemorrhage (2) Urine Testing Pearls and Pitfalls (3) Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema 02/01/2008
January, 2008: (1) Wound Care in the ED (2) Vital Signs, Pearls and Pitfalls (3) Hot Topics in Emergency Cardiology 01/01/2008
December, 2007: (1) Anaphylaxis (2) Preventing Contrast Nephropathy (3) Refusal of Consent (4) CPR vs. 12/01/2007
November, 2007: (1) Propofol in the ED (2) Cocaine-chest pain (3) Severe hypertension in the ED 11/01/2007
October, 2007: Update on Acute Pericarditis & 2007 ACC/AHA Guidelines for Management of NSTEMI/UA 10/01/2007