Rank #1: SGEM Xtra: OR Barbie Let’s Go Party
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…
Rank #2: SGEM#263: Please Stop, Prescribing – Antibiotics for Viral Acute Respiratory Infections
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…
Rank #3: SGEM#196: Gastroparesis – I Feel Like Throwing Up
Date: November 24th, 2017
Reference: Roldan et al. Trial Comparing Haloperidol Combined With Conventional Therapy to Conventional Therapy Alone in Patients With Symptomatic Gastroparesis. AEM November 2017
Guest Skeptic: Dr. Justin Morgenstern is an emergency physician and the Director of Simulation Education at Markham Stouffville Hospital in Ontario. He is the creator of the…
Rank #4: SGEM#244: Magnesium AF
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…
Rank #5: SGEM#222: Rhythm is Gonna Get You – Into an Atrial Fibrillation Pathway
Date: June 12th, 2018
Reference: DeMeester S et al. Implementation of a Novel Algorithm to Decrease Unnecessary Hospitalizations in Patients Presenting to a Community Emergency Department With Atrial Fibrillation. AEM June 2018
Guest Skeptic: Dr. Morgenstern is an emergency physician and the Director of Simulation Education at Markham Stouffville Hospital in Ontario. He is…
Rank #6: SGEM#209: Cephalexin – You Are My Only One for Uncomplicated Cellulitis
Date: February 27th, 2018
Reference: Moran et al. Effect of Cephalexin plus Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole vs Cephalexin Alone on Clinical Cure of Uncomplicated Cellulitis – A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA May 2017.
Guest Skeptic: Chip Lange is an Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant (PA) working primarily in rural Missouri in community hospitals. He also hosts a great…
Rank #7: SGEM#215: Love Will Tear Us Apart – Diagnostic Challenges of Aortic Dissection
Date: April 12th, 2018
Reference: Ohle R et al. Clinical Examination for Acute Aortic Dissection: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. AEM April 2018
Guest Skeptic: Dr. Corey Heitz is an emergency physician in Roanoke, Virginia. He is also the CME editor for Academic Emergency Medicine (AEM).
Case: You are in the emergency department caring…
Rank #8: SGEM#223: Haven’t Got Time for the Pain – What about IV Lidocaine?
Date: June 15th, 2018
Reference: Silva et al. Safety and Efficacy of Intravenous Lidocaine for Pain Management in the Emergency Department: A Systematic Review. Ann Emerg Med. 2018
Guest Skeptics: Dr. Sergey Motov is an Emergency Physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine, Maimonides Medical Center in New York City.
Lucas Silva is a…
Rank #9: SGEM#186: Apneic and the O, O, O2 for Rapid Sequence Intubation
Date: September 2nd, 2017
Reference: Caputo et al. EmergeNcy Department use of Apneic Oxygenation versus usual care during rapid sequence intubation: A randomized controlled trial (The ENDAO Trial). AEM 2017.
Guest Skeptic: Dr. Rory Spiegel is a clinical instructor at University of Maryland and a recent graduate of Stony Brook’s Resuscitation Fellowship. He writes…
Rank #10: SGEM#171: Step-by-Step Approach to the Febrile Infant
Date: February 27th, 2017
Reference: Gomez et al. Validation of the “Step-by-Step” Approach in the Management of Young Febrile Infants. Pediatrics 2016.
Guest Skeptic: Dr. Anthony Crocco is a Pediatric Emergency Physician and is the Medical Director & Division Head of the Division of Pediatric Emergency at McMaster’s Children’s Hospital. He is also the…
Rank #11: SGEM#174: Don’t Believe the Hype – Vitamin C Cocktail for Sepsis
Date: April 6th, 2017
Reference: Marik et al. Hydrocortisone, Vitamin C and Thiamine for the Treatment of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: A Retrospective Before-After Study. Chest Dec 2016
Guest Skeptic: Dr. Jeremy Faust is an attending emergency physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston Massachusetts and an instructor at Harvard Medical School.…
Rank #12: SGEM#242: Pain, Pain, Go Away – IN Ketamine vs. IN Fentanyl for Pediatric Pain Management
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…
Rank #13: SGEM#170: Don’t Go Breaking My Heart – Ottawa Heart Failure Risk Scale
Date: March 2nd, 2017
Reference: Stiell et al. Prospective and Explicit Clinical Validation of the Ottawa Heart Failure Risk Scale, With and Without Use of Quantitative NT-proBNP. AEM March 2017
Guest Skeptic: Dr. Justin Morgenstern is an emergency physician and the Director of Simulation Education at Markham Stouffville Hospital in Ontario. He is the…
Rank #14: SGEM#233: Larry in the Den with Kiwis (LDK) – Low Dose Ketamine vs. Opioids for Acute Pain
Date: October 10th , 2018
Reference: Karlow et al. A Systematic Review And Meta-Analysis of Ketamine as an Alternative to Opioids for Acute Pain in the Emergency Department. AEM Oct 2018.
Guest Skeptic: Dr. Corey Heitz is an emergency physician in Roanoke, Virginia. He is also the CME Editor for Academic Emergency Medicine.
Rank #15: SGEM#154: Here I Go Again, Kidney Stone
Date: May 12th, 2016
Guest Skeptics: Dr. Tony Seupaul and Dr. Marc Phan. Tony is the Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Arkansas. Marc is a PGY-3 resident in the Emergency Medicine program at the University of Arkansas.
Case: 48 year old man presents to the emergency department complaining of right…
Rank #16: SGEM#245: Flash-errrs (POCUS for Retinal Detachments)
Reference: Gottileb, Holladay and Peksa. Point-of-Care Ocular Ultrasound for the Diagnosis of Retinal Detachment: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. AEM January 2019.
Guest Skeptic: Dr. Daniel Theodoro is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the Emergency Medicine Point of Care Ultrasound…
Rank #17: SGEM#150: Hypertonic Saline for Traumatic Brain Injury
Date: March 24th, 2016
Guest Skeptic: Dr. Chris Bond. Chris is an emergency physician and clinical lecturer at the University of Calgary. He is currently the host of CAEP Casts, which highlights educational innovations from emergency medicine residency programs across Canada. Chris also has his own #FOAMed blog called Standing on the Corner Minding…
Rank #18: SGEM#226: I Want A New Drug – One that Doesn’t Cause an Adverse Drug Event
Date: August 16th, 2018
Reference: Hohl C et al. Prospective Validation of Clinical Criteria to Identify Emergency Department Patients at High Risk for Adverse Drug Events. AEM Aug 2018.
Guest Skeptic: Dr. Chris Bond is an emergency physician and clinical lecturer at the University of Calgary. He is currently the host of CAEP Casts,…
Rank #19: SGEM#197: Die Trying – Intubation of In-Hospital Cardiac Arrests
Date: November 24th, 2017
Reference: Andersen et al. Association Between Tracheal Intubation During Adult In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest and Survival. JAMA 2017
Guest Skeptic: Dr. Bob Edmonds is an Emergency Physician in the US Air Force. He is currently deployed, practicing emergency medicine in an undisclosed location.
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Rank #20: SGEM#147: This is a SVT and I’m Gonna REVERT It – Using a Modified Valsalva Manoeuvre
Date: February 12th, 2016
Guest Skeptic: Dr. Robert Edmonds. Bob is a third year Emergency Medicine Resident at the University of Missouri at Kansas City. Prior to medical school, he graduated from the US Air Force Academy, and when he completes his training will rejoin the Air Force for nine years as an Emergency…