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Emergency Medical Minute

Release Date: 11/26/2019

Epidemic Meets Pandemic #4: The Patient Perspective show art Epidemic Meets Pandemic #4: The Patient Perspective

Emergency Medical Minute

This limited series will investigate how the nation’s opioid epidemic has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the course of this series, we will hear from a harm reductionist, an addiction medicine physician, a Denver Police narcotics sergeant and two people currently in recovery.    Unfortunately, the opioid epidemic and the COVID-19 pandemic are likely not going anywhere soon. Emergency Medical Minute remains committed to providing education to help combat these health crises.    In the final episode of this series, we are fortunate enough to speak with Chris...

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 Podcast 575:  Light on the Sedation show art  Podcast 575:  Light on the Sedation

Emergency Medical Minute

Contributor: Aaron Lessen, MD Educational Pearls: Studies have shown that patients who are under deeper sedation in the ICU have worse outcomes. Recent study compared lighter vs heavier sedation of patients in the emergency department receiving mechanical ventilation Patients receiving lighter sedation in the ED were often continued in the ICU Patients who had lighter sedation also tended to do better, meaning less days on the ventilator, less days in the ICU, and lower mortality supporting prior observations. Though purely observational, interesting suggestion that lighter sedation starting...

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Epidemic Meets Pandemic #3: The Law Enforcement Perspective show art Epidemic Meets Pandemic #3: The Law Enforcement Perspective

Emergency Medical Minute

This limited series will investigate how the nation’s opioid epidemic has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the course of this series, we will hear from a harm reductionist, an addiction medicine physician, a Denver Police narcotics sergeant and two people currently in recovery.  Unfortunately, the opioid epidemic and the COVID-19 pandemic are likely not going anywhere soon. Emergency Medical Minute remains committed to providing education to help combat these health crises.  In this episode, we speak with Lex Jorge -- a Denver Police Narcotics Sergeant -- to gain...

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Epidemic Meets Pandemic #2: The Addiction Medicine Perspective show art Epidemic Meets Pandemic #2: The Addiction Medicine Perspective

Emergency Medical Minute

This limited series will investigate how the nation’s opioid epidemic has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the course of this series, we will hear from a harm reductionist, an addiction medicine physician, a Denver Police narcotics sergeant and two people currently in recovery.    Unfortunately, the opioid epidemic and the COVID-19 pandemic are likely not going anywhere soon. Emergency Medical Minute remains committed to providing education to help combat these health crises.    In this episode, we talk to Dr. Steven Young -- board certified emergency...

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Epidemic Meets Pandemic #1: The Harm Reductionist Perspective show art Epidemic Meets Pandemic #1: The Harm Reductionist Perspective

Emergency Medical Minute

This limited series will investigate how the nation’s opioid epidemic has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the course of this series, we will hear from a harm reductionist, an addiction medicine physician, a Denver Police narcotics sergeant and two people currently in recovery.  Unfortunately, both the opioid epidemic and the COVID-19 pandemic are likely not going anywhere soon. Emergency Medical Minute remains committed to providing education to help combat these health crises.  In the first episode, we catch up with Lisa Raville -- executive director of the Harm...

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UnfilterED Clips: A Toxicologist's Perspective on COVID-19, Biological Warfare and the Need for Disaster Preparedness show art UnfilterED Clips: A Toxicologist's Perspective on COVID-19, Biological Warfare and the Need for Disaster Preparedness

Emergency Medical Minute

Taken from 'UnfilterED #8: Dr. Christopher Hoyte'. “This current sars-coV-2 / COVID-19 situation should really be a wake-up call for not just a pandemic, but for a biological attack...One of the things I would like to do when we bring our attention back from COVID and get through this pandemic is to really start to prepare for disaster preparedness on the level and scale that we need to for a biological attack and get our hospitals ready, my poison center ready, state and local governments ready so that we can meet that challenge when it happens.” - Dr. Chris Hoyte   Dr. Chris Hoyte...

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UnfilterED #8: Dr. Christopher Hoyte show art UnfilterED #8: Dr. Christopher Hoyte

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Dr. Chris Hoyte is an ED physician, toxicologist and researcher based in Denver, CO. He was featured in , a book celebrating emergency physicians through personal testimonies and photography on the frontlines captured by legendary photographer, Eugene RIchards.    Time Stamps: 01:25 - Dr. Hoyte’s Origin Story 05:01 - What Drew Dr. Hoyte to Medical Toxicology? 08:22 - Dr. Hoyte’s Most Interesting Toxicology Cases 08:52 - King Cobra Bite 13:31 - Verapamil Overdose 16:47 - Mass Cyanide Poisoning 19:16 - The Looming Threat of Biological Warfare and the Need for Emergency...

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Podcast 574:  Cyanide Toxicity show art Podcast 574:  Cyanide Toxicity

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Contributor: Nick Tsipis, MD Educational Pearls: Significant cyanide exposure most commonly occurs from fire/smoke exposure particularly when plastics are involved Cyanide binds to cytochrome oxidase leading to the use of anaerobic metabolism which causes a profound lactic acidosis Classic toxicity includes a rapid loss of consciousness, hypotension, bradycardia, respiratory depression, and seizures Mild exposures can lead to nausea/vomiting, headaches, and other nonspecific symptoms. Sometimes patients will complain of an almond taste. Cyanide toxicity will manifest on labs by a profound...

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Podcast 573:  Arsenic Toxicity show art Podcast 573:  Arsenic Toxicity

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Contributor: Nick Tsipis, MD Educational Pearls: Arsenic is a heavy metal that binds to multiple cellular enzymes and inhibits aerobic metabolism  It is primarily absorbed through the skin, respiratory and GI tract. The classic symptoms of heavy metal exposure are GI irritation (watery diarrhea, vomiting and abdominal pain) with multisystem organ failure.  Neuropathy can present insidiously  Initial work up includes EKG, and basic lab work (expect a delayed rise in liver function tests).  Acute arsenic ingestions can sometimes show up on imaging as it is radioapaque...

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Preview: The Black Doctors Podcast show art Preview: The Black Doctors Podcast

Emergency Medical Minute

In addition to producing our own content, we believe in using our platform to amplify other voices and perspectives in medicine. With that in mind, check out 'The Black Doctor Podcast' from Dr. Steven Bradley which features interviews with leading minority professionals of the current generation as well as stories of how they overcame adversity and attained their goals. "Listen and be inspired."   Podcasts available on , and all other major streaming platforms   Twitter: @StevenBradleyMD Instagram: @theblackdoctorspodcast

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