Evidence Based Hyperkalemia ManagementFrom Hyperkalemia Management, Lupus, Wegener’s, EM MIndset, Iron, Red Anus
Hyperkalemia is one of, if not the most, common electrolyte abnormalities we see. But much of what we do in treatment is what someone told us to do when we were young learners. In this episode we debunk hyperkalemia myths and discuss an evidence based approach to management33min 55Rob Orman, MD and Britt Long, MD
Which chest pain patients can be discharged?From February 2016: Which chest pain patients can be discharged?
Ryan Radecki from EM Lit of Note is here to deconstruct the HEART score, utility of stress tests in low risk patients, and his approach to low risk chest pain.35min 3Rob Orman
How to not freak outFrom November 2015: Torsades De Pointes, Jeff Kline and "How to not freak out"
What I do in the in the first 90 seconds of a code…6min 18Rob Orman
Torsades De PointesFrom November 2015: Torsades De Pointes, Jeff Kline and "How to not freak out"
Torsades de pointes is very bad. It easily degenerates into Ventricular Fibrillation (VF) and that’s sudden cardiac death.24min 48Rob Orman
No CPR in Trauma Arrest?From March 2015: No CPR in Trauma Arrest?
In October 2013, Scotty Weingart was on the show and suggested that closed chest CPR has no role in traumatic cardiac arrest. But where is the evidence to support that claim? Don’t we always compress the chest when the heart has stopped?20min 55Rob Orman
Amal Mattu on Low Risk Chest PainFrom February 2015: Amal Mattu and the revenge of the nerd
Something very cool is happening in emergency medicine, specifically low risk chest pain.16min 35Rob Orman
Revenge of the Nerd: Coronary CT? Ehhh, noFrom February 2015: Amal Mattu and the revenge of the nerd
A follow up to our interview with Judd Hollander on the use of Coronary CT Angiography in the emergency department.13min 24Rob Orman
Is Coronary CT worth it?From January 2015: CT, CT, CT
Should we be CAT scanning hearts in the emergency department?22min 17Rob Orman
PEA made simpleFrom November 2014: So you want to be an ER doctor?
The way we learn to manage pulseless electrical activity (PEA) from the Advanced Cardiac Life Support course is a mockery wrapped up in a sham.24min 57Rob Orman
Should we rethink A Fib cardioversionFrom October 2014: Rethinking A Fib cardioversion and Ebola quarantine
It’s well accepted that the window for acute atrial fibrillation cardioversion of atrial fibrillation ends at 48 hours post onset.15min 22Rob Orman
How to run a codeFrom February 2014: How to run a code, NSAIDs and more
Cardiac arrest. It seems so easy. Just follow the algorithm on the reference card, and all cardiac arrest issues will be solved.35min 3Rob Orman
Should We Cardiovert Acute Atrial Fibrillation in the EDFrom October 2012: D-dimer and cardioverting acute atrial fibrillation
Is it safe to cardiovert a hemodynamically stable patient with recent onset atrial fibrillation?14min 12Rob Orman
Amal Mattu on EKGsFrom August 2012: Amal Mattu on EKGs
Emergency cardiology master Dr. Amal Mattu gives the low down on ST elevation, T-wave inversion and bizarre, wide-complex tachycardia.16min 35Rob Orman
The Athlete's HeartFrom April 2012: The Athlete's Heart
Electrophysiologist, cyclist, and philosopher Dr. John Mandrola from The Dr. John M blog joins ERcast to discuss the intersection of sports and cardiology.35min 25Rob Orman
Cardiac ArrestFrom March 2012: Can Ambien kill & cardiac arrest
In this episode, we talk to Dr. Scott Weingart about caring for patients post cardiac arrest.25min 6Rob Orman
Hypertension RocksFrom June 2011: Hypertension Rocks
HTN should be straightforward, so why is it confusing?33min 35Rob Orman
Atrial flutter, fibrillation, and ablationFrom April 2011: Atrial flutter, fibrillation, and ablation
Everything you wanted to know about atrial fibrillation and flutter…and then some more!29min 48Rob Orman
A-Fib Unleashed!From March 2011: A-Fib Unleashed!
Curbside consult with electrophysiologist Randy Jones MD about the fine points of atrial fibrillation management.28min 59Rob Orman
Pediatric SyncopeFrom February 2011: Pediatric Syncope
It’s usually nothing serious, but sometimes it can be a harbinger of sudden death…45min 26Rob Orman
V Tach StormFrom December 2010: V-tach Storm
You are now off the map of ACLS and in the middle of a V-Tach Storm.22min 17Rob Orman
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