*Helman, A. Swaminathan, A. Long, B. Petrosoniak, A. Atzema, C. Ivankovic M. EM Quick Hits 6 – Blunt Cardiac Trauma, Atrial Fibrillation Anticoagulation, Hydromorphone vs Morphine, Myasthenia Gravis, Venous Access. Emergency Medicine Cases. July, 2019. https://emergencymedicinecases.com/em-quick-hits-july-2019/. Accessed 10-6-2021.
Topics in this EM Quick Hits podcast
Andrew Petrosoniak on diagnosis and risk stratification of blunt cardiac trauma (0:33)
Clare Atzema on latest guidelines for anticoagulation in atrial fibrillation (8:53)
[We should be using the CHA2DS2-VASc score rather than the CHAD2 score, Dr. Lip states, CHA₂DS₂-VASc Score for Atrial Fibrillation Stroke Risk-Creator Insights from MDCalc. See also 2020 ESC Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation developed in collaboration with the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS).
Maria Ivankovic on hydromorphone vs morphine for acute pain (19:08)
Brit Long on clinical pearls in the diagnosis of myasthenia gravis (26:37)
Anand Swaminathan on venous access tips and tricks (30:11)
Bonus material from EM Cases Course June 2018 with Walter Himmel and Barbara Tatham on preventing burnout and physician compassion (podcast only).