With the majority of Americans reporting a religious affiliation, the consideration of a patient's faith is important in emergency medicine. In this episode, I talk with Jon Weece about how faith plays an integral role in illness, death, and recovery.
I spend some time with my wife(Med/Peds Physician), talking about a great opportunity for the whole family, medical museums. We talk about some that we have visited and some of the cool things we got to see. This podcast and all others are also available on the Emergency Medicine News website under the podcast tab.
EMS diversion has been a common plague of larger communities, with patients being bounced around the city due to ED overcrowding. Unfortunately, reasearch shows that diversion does little to alleviate congestion in the ED, but puts patients at increased risk and increases time demand on EMS services. In this episode, we talk about strategies and research on ending diversion. You can catch this episode and newer versions on the Emergency Medicine News page under podcasts.
Ultrasound is an integral tool in the ER. To find out where we are now, I turn to EM ultrasound guru, Matt Dawson.
Trauma is one of the core skills of emergency medicine. Most of use had extensive trauma training in residency, but few get significant exposure in community practice. In this episode, we talk with Dr. Andrew Bernard who is a prominent trauma surgeon at the University of Kentucky. He is a great educator and is on the leading edge of trauma care. You can catch this podcast and others at EM-News.com under the podcast tab.