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Sunday
Sep112016

EM for Physicians #55- EMS Grinds My Gears

In emergency medicine, we often take out frustrations on our EMS collegues. Unfortunately, we also have habits that frustrate them and make their jobs more difficult. In this episode, we talk with paramedics on things that "grind their gears" and how we can improve relationships and care for our patients. 

EM for Physicians #55- EMS Grinds My Gears

Friday
May202016

EM for Physicians #54- GI in the ED

GI emergencies are a common presentation in the ED. They can range from the benign to the life threatening. In this episode, I talk with gastroenterologist, Dr. Tom Knopp, about GI care in the ED.

EM for Physicians #54- GI in the ED

Tuesday
Mar222016

EM for Physicians #53- Five Days at Memorial

Five Days at Memorial is a novel accounting the struggles after hurricane Katrina at Memorial Hospital in New Orleans. In this episode, I talk with author Sheri Fink about the book and what it means for disaster preparedness. 

EM for Physicians #53- Five Days at Memorial

Tuesday
Feb092016

EM for Physicians #52- Malpractice Risk Part 2

This is part 2 of my interview with Memphis lawyer, Matt Porter, as we continue to discuss medical malpractice and the things you can do to protect yourself and your patients.

EM for Physicians #52- Malpractice Risk Part 2

Tuesday
Feb092016

EM for Physicians #51- Malpractice Risk Part 1

I think it is pretty easy to say that malpractice risk is one of the highest stresses in the practice of medice. I took some time to interview Memphis lawyer, Matt Porter, to discuss the mistakes that he sees and what tips him off that a lawsuit is likely to be successful. I felt the info was so good, that I interviewed him again for a part 2 that picks up where this one concludes.

EM for Physicians #51- Malpractice Risk #1