Rank #1: Episode 04 – Acid Base and DKA
This episode covers interpreting a blood gas, as well as goes more in depth on acid base (though not too in depth) and then applies the discussed topics to a patient in DKA, one of the most common metabolic disorders you will see in the ED. www.edcrashcart.com
Feb 15 2014
Rank #2: Episode 03 – Chief Complaint Series – Chest Pain
Episode 03 – Chest Pain
This episode discusses focused assessment, differential diagnosis, interventions, and evaluations for the heavy hitters of chest pain. Filled with more mnemonics than you can shake a stick at, this episode is the first of the chief complaint series, talking about how to approach the most common complaints seen in the ED. www.edcrashcart.com
Feb 11 2014
Rank #3: Episode 09 – 10 Reasons NOT to be an ED Nurse
I love this profession, but not everything about it is puppies and rainbows. In this episode, I give you 10 reasons you may not want to pursue a career in an emergency department. Unless the reasons get you excited. Then you should totally do it!
Oct 21 2015
Rank #4: Episode 08 – Harder and Harder to Breathe
This episode covers positive pressure ventilation – both invasive and non-invasive, discusses what reasons we may see that use positive pressure to help our patients, and some troubleshooting for ventilators. Patients who are short of breath will be a daily problem that you will encounter, and this gives you the low-down on the aggressive treatments!
Oct 16 2015
Rank #5: Episode 07 – I Wanna Be Sedated
After a way-too-long hiatus, I’m back! This episode discusses the state of the podcast, where it’s going in the future, and covering drugs used around rapid sequence intubation. Thank you to everyone who has sent me messages, I feel honored to be a small part of this community!
May 18 2015