When X-Rays LieFrom The Certainty of Uncertainty
Medical tests can lie. X-rays are simply a test. The purpose of any test is to affect our pre-test probability - it is not to make a diagnosis. Any test result (positive or negative) must be placed in the clinical context it is being used. We should have an expectation of any test before we order …11min 7Arun Sayal, MD and Neda Frayha, MD
TIDBSI: Knee InjectionsFrom Cause of Death?
An elderly patient with knee pain limps into your clinic asking for a “cortisone shot”. Do you reach for the needle? Paul Simmons and Justin McCarthy dive in to the real evidence behind intra-articular knee injections in this TIDBSI segment. •15min 43Paul Simmons, MD and Justin McCarthy, MD
Common SprainsFrom Don't Go Breaking My Heart
Management of sprains can be divided into the acute and functional phase. In the acute phase early range of motion exercises and techniques to manage pain and swelling are key aspects of treatment. In the functional phase the focus shifts more to emphasize strength, stability, and a return to …18min 27Matt Baird, MD, Matthew DeLaney, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, and Neda Frayha, MD
Common Peds FracturesFrom Does My Liver Look Fat?
Andi and Miz sit down with PEM doc Ilene Claudius to sort out high yield and “can’t miss” pediatric foot and ankle injuries.23min 45Ilene Claudius, MD, Mike Weinstock, MD, and Matthew DeLaney, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
BursitisFrom A Maelstrom of Mail!
In acute superficial bursitis, aspiration can be both therapeutic and diagnostic. In this segment, Brandon Grove takes us on a tour of olecranon and pre-patellar bursitis, and how to approach aspiration and treatment.8min 18Brandon Grove, MD