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The Skeptics Guide to Emergency Medicine

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Annoying host

By Sergeant Damien Scott - Apr 26 2019
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Better podcasts out there for EM. Content is "meh". Listening to the host makes me really want to take his lunch money

Amazing Podcast

By Sieglerj - Jan 06 2013
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As an intern, this is a great podcast to help me with knowledge translation and BEEM

iTunes Ratings

76 Ratings
Average Ratings
61
7
3
3
2

Annoying host

By Sergeant Damien Scott - Apr 26 2019
Read more
Better podcasts out there for EM. Content is "meh". Listening to the host makes me really want to take his lunch money

Amazing Podcast

By Sieglerj - Jan 06 2013
Read more
As an intern, this is a great podcast to help me with knowledge translation and BEEM
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The Skeptics Guide to Emergency Medicine

Latest release on Jul 04, 2020

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Rank #1: SGEM#244: Magnesium AF

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Date: February 7th, 2019
Reference: Bouida et al. LOw dose MAGnesium sulfate versus HIgh dose in the early management of rapid atrial fibrillation: randomised controlled double-blind study. AEM February 2019.
Guest Skeptic: Dr. Corey Heitz is an emergency physician in Roanoke, Virginia. He is also the CME editor for Academic Emergency Medicine.
Case: You are…

Feb 09 2019

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Rank #2: SGEM#285: And I See Your True Colours Calming You – From your Anxiety

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Date: February 28th, 2020
Reference: Rajendran et al. Randomised control trial of adult therapeutic colouring for the management of significant anxiety in the Emergency Department. AEM February 2020
Guest Skeptic: Dr. Corey Heitz is an emergency physician in Roanoke, Virginia. He is also the CME editor for Academic Emergency Medicine.
Case: One night during an…

Feb 29 2020

35mins

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Rank #3: SGEM#286: Behind the Mask – Does it need to be an N95 mask?

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Date: March 4th, 2020
Reference: Radonovich et al. N95 Respirators vs Medical Masks for Preventing Influenza Among Health Care Personnel. A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA 2019 The Respiratory Protection Effectiveness Clinical Trial (ResPECT)
Guest Skeptics: Dr. Christopher Patey is an Assistant Professor with Memorial University Medical School in St. John’s, Newfoundland Canada. Over the past…

Mar 07 2020

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Rank #4: SGEM#241: Wake Me Up Before You Go, Go – Using the HOUR Rule

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Date: January 17th , 2019
Reference:  Clemency et al. Hospital Observation Upon Reversal (HOUR) With Naloxone: A Prospective Clinical Prediction Rule Validation Study. AEM December 2018
Guest Skeptic: Dr. Justin Morgenstern is an emergency physician and the creator of the excellent #FOAMed project called First10EM.com
Case: A 33-year-old man arrives via emergency medical services (EMS)…

Jan 19 2019

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Rank #5: SGEM#270: CRASH-3 TXA for Traumatic Head Bleeds?

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Date: October 14th, 2019
Reference: CRASH-3 Trial Collaborators. Effects of tranexamic acid on death, disability, vascular occlusive events and other morbidities in patients with acute traumatic brain injury (CRASH-3): a randomised, placebo-controlled trial. The Lancet October 2019
Guest Skeptic: Dr. Salim Rezaie currently works as a community emergency physician at Greater San Antonio Emergency Physicians…

Oct 14 2019

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Rank #6: SGEM#242: Pain, Pain, Go Away – IN Ketamine vs. IN Fentanyl for Pediatric Pain Management

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Date: January 22nd , 2019
Reference:  Frey et al Effect of Intranasal Ketamine vs Fentanyl on Pain Reduction for Extremity Injuries in Children: The PRIME Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Pediatrics December 2018
Guest Skeptic: Dr. Samina Ali is a pediatric emergency physician, clinician-scientist, and Professor of Pediatrics & Emergency Medicine at the University of Alberta…

Jan 26 2019

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Rank #7: SGEM#272: Take the Money and Run without Getting a CT

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Date: October 22nd, 2019
Reference: Iyengar R et al. The Effect of Financial Incentives on Patient Decisions to Undergo Low-value Head Computed Tomography Scans. AEM October 2019.
Guest Skeptic: Dr. Justin Morgenstern is an emergency physician and the creator of the excellent #FOAMed project called First10EM.com
Case: A 21-year-old comes into the emergency department after…

Oct 26 2019

46mins

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Rank #8: SGEM#243: Enough is Enough (O2 Saturation of 94-96%)

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Date: January 28th, 2019
Reference:  Chu DK et al. Mortality and morbidity in acutely ill adults treated with liberal versus conservative oxygen therapy (IOTA): a systematic review and meta-analysis. The Lancet 2018.
Guest Skeptic: Dr. Robert Edmonds is an emergency physician in the US Air Force in Virginia. This is Bob’s ninth visit to the…

Feb 02 2019

13mins

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Rank #9: SGEM#263: Please Stop, Prescribing – Antibiotics for Viral Acute Respiratory Infections

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Date: July 22nd, 2019
Reference: Yadav et al. A Multifaceted Intervention Improves Prescribing for Acute Respiratory Infection for Adults and Children in Emergency Department and Urgent Care Settings. AEM July 2019
Guest Skeptic: Dr. Chris Bond is an emergency medicine physician and clinical lecturer in Calgary. He is also an avid FOAM supporter/producer through various…

Jul 27 2019

31mins

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Rank #10: SGEM Xtra: OR Barbie Let’s Go Party

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Date: August 6th, 2019
Guest Skeptic: Dr. Alyssa Stroud (@TheBlondeMD) is a PGY2 surgery resident who is trying to survive the hardships of residency and dating, one glass of wine at a time.
This is an SGEM Xtra episode that was recorded in Algonquin Park where I am volunteering to be the camp doctor at…

Aug 10 2019

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Rank #11: SGEM Xtra: No Retreat, No Surrender – Thrombolysis for Acute Ischemic Stroke

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Date: February 4th, 2019
Guest Skeptic: Dr. Jerome Hoffman is a Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Emergency Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles.
Dr. Hoffman has been a voice of reason for decades and taught a generation of physicians critical appraisal skills. This has been through various peer reviewed publications, doing Emergency Medicine Abstracts (EMA)…

Feb 27 2019

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Rank #12: SGEM Xtra: Come Together, Right Now – Over Renal Colic

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Date: December 16th, 2019  
Reference: Moore et al. Imaging in Suspected Renal Colic: Systematic Review of the Literature and Multispecialty Consensus. Annals of EM, JU, and JACR 2019.
Guest Skeptics: Dr. Christopher Moore is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine a Yale School of Medicine. He is also the Chief for the Section of Emergency…

Dec 28 2019

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Rank #13: SGEM#255: It Don’t Matter Now – Fluid Type and Infusion Rate in Paediatric DKA

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Date: April 29th, 2019
Reference: Kuppermann et al. Clinical Trial of Fluid Infusion Rates for Pediatric Diabetic Ketoacidosis. NEJM June 2018
Guest Skeptic: Dr. Nikki Abela is a final year trainee in Emergency Medicine and Paediatric Emergency Medicine in Liverpool, UK from sunny Malta. She is a blog editor for RCEM Learning . She is…

May 04 2019

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Rank #14: SGEM#236: TXA – Not for Brain Bleeds

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Date: November 6th , 2018
Reference: Sprigg et al. Tranexamic acid for hyperacute primary IntraCerebral Haemorrhage (TICH-2): an international randomised, placebo-controlled, phase 3 superiority trial. Lancet. 2018
Guest Skeptic: Dr. Robert Edmonds is an emergency physician in the US Air Force in Virginia. This is Bob’s eighth visit to the SGEM.

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Nov 07 2018

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Rank #15: SGEM#276: FOCUS on PE in Patients with Abnormal Vital Signs

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Date: November 21st, 2019
Reference: Daley et al. Increased Sensitivity of Focused Cardiac Ultrasound for Pulmonary Embolism in Emergency Department Patients With Abnormal Vital Signs. AEM November 2019
Guest Skeptic: Dr. Corey Heitz is an emergency physician in Roanoke, Virginia. He is also the CME editor for Academic Emergency Medicine.
Case: You are caring for…

Nov 23 2019

39mins

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