Summary: The EUP presents educational insight into different ultrasound techniques and possibilities. Take your emergency medicine practice to a new level today!
You may have heard of the FAST exam, but have you heard of the SLOW exam? The SLOW exam is featured in a 2018 article in Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine and is a systematic approach to finding small amounts of intraperiteoneal free fluid. A 2014 article (PMID: 25763079) showed the sensitivity of the FAST exam increased from 36.6% to 70.7% when this exam was used! Check it out!Come join us in Lexington Ky or Bend Oregon for some in-person ultrasound goodness (www.Castlefest2019.com and www.Bendfest19.com). Want to come for free? Send us your best ultrasound case and enter in a competition sponsored by GE for free registration to either conference!
We’ve seen a few studies that seem to imply that the use of ultrasound during cardiac arrest is associated with prolonged pulse checks. This week, Mike and Jacob discuss how to stop not doing it right. Also, stay tuned at the end of the episode to hear an exciting announcement! Check out the show notes for our summaries on the relevant articles. More information is also here in this PDF. CastleFest 2019 is just around the corner. If you don’t yet have your tickets, grab those here: castlefest2019.com Want to hang out with us in beautiful Bend, Oregon? Register at Bendfest19.com
We keep getting asked what we think about these too premier handheld ultrasound machines. So we decided to do a little head to head comparison. Mike and Jaco, have a little coffee talk over the two devices and discuss the pros and cons of each. Come see us at the Castle Come learn in Bend
Recently, I had a twitter conversation with Aidan Baron (@Aidan_Baron) about our favorite names for ultrasound signs that weren’t “official” ultrasound signs. A few DM’s later we decided to do a podcast on it and had some help from @MaskedPoCUSer, @cianmcdermott, @iceman_ex, @Wilkinsonjonny, @pagethepa and @UCUltrasound. Check it out! If you want to scan with us live and in person, come to castlefest2019.com!
Check out Mike and Jacob as they discuss how the FAST exam can and should be used in 2019. #FOAMed #Meded Signed up for CastleFest 2019 yet? If not, what are you waiting for??!? Register at castlefest2019.com today.
Matt’s back with an important announcement. Don’t adjust your screens, this is a bonus AUDIO ONLY episode.
This week we continue our talk on diastology with such engaging topics as which tiebreakers to use when you find your patient in the gray area of diagnosis, when not to use diastology and pygmy elephants. Additionally, we go through a few real-world examples and watch Jacob struggle with basic math. Castlefest 2019 is just a few months away! And a few months after that is Bendfest 2019! Check them out!
Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction is so hot right now. Also known as diastolic heart failure, this disease is a failure of relaxation rather than the failure of squeeze that we see with systolic heart failure. This week Jimmy Fair sits down with us to discuss the nuances of this disease. Check it out!
Last podcast Mike and Jacob gave you their tips on how to be an effective lecturer. This week our mentors (Haney Mallemat, Resa Lewiss, Alyson McGregor, Victoria Brazil, Matt Dawson, and Anand Swaminathan) give us their top tips for how to be a rockstar on the stage. Check it out! Wanna learn from us in person? Well, we have good news. There are 2 conferences coming up, one in Bend, Oregon, and the other in Lexington, Ky. Click the links to learn more!
We always lecture about ultrasound, but we’ve never lectured on how to lecture about ultrasound. In our latest episode, Mike Mallin and Jacob Avila discuss the finer points of how to produce a good lecture. Also, stay tuned for our next episode where we get tips from the experts: Haney Mallemat, Anand Swaminathan, Resa Lewiss, Vic Brazil, Ashley Shreeves and Matt Dawson. Wanna learn from us in person? Well, we have good news. There are 2 conferences coming up, one in Bend, Oregon, and the other in Lexington, Ky. Click the links to learn more!
Looking to do more than put ’em in a splint and give ’em followup? Wanna be a MSK ninja with all the injection aspiration skills of a Jedi? Then you’ve found the podcast to watch. This lecture was recorded at Bendfest 2018, and brings all the joints to the yard. #FOAMed #Bendfest2018 Wanna learn more in person. Bring yo’self to Castlefest
Does one of you patients have a pericardial effusion and a pesky low blood pressure. Not sure if its the heart or one of their other 47 medical problems lowering the blood pressure. NEWS FLASH: ultrasound can help. But sometimes reality gets in the way and images don’t look like they often do on podcasts and youtube. This account describes a pericardial effusion and tamponade case, with real images. Warning, they’re not pretty. Some of them are even hard to interpret. In this podcast, Mike and Jacob break down a clinical approach to the multiple ultrasound findings in tamponade. Want to learn this stuff live? Check out Castlefest 2019 #FOAMed #FOAMus #FOAMawesome #reallifeUS
This talk was recorded live at Castlefest 2018 and doesn’t merely cover the basics of how to perform lung ultrasound, it covers how to actually incorporate it into you daily practice. Watch this for practical tips for the community doc, the academic doc, and everything in between and around. Also, if you want to hear more of this live, check out Castlefest2019.com
So you think ultrasound can save a life? You don’t know the half of it. Well, maybe YOU do. But WE sure didn’t know about this NERVE BLOCK, that in one study, improved mortality by like 6 bigillion percent. Insane you say? Impossible? Maybe, you’ll have to watch this to find out. Also, some breaking news! CastleFest 2019 has launched! #FOAMed #FOAMus #FOAMawesome #google_one_podcast_one_do_one
The EFAST seems so #basic. It definitely is, but it’s a fundamental examination we have to make sure we’re doing correctly. Whenever we revisit this exam we learn new things and remember things we may have forgotten. This EFAST lecture Jacob gave was recorded live at CastleFest this past year. Check it out! Want to learn from Jacob and from other people much smarter than him? Come to Bendfest18 this year in beautiful Bend, Oregon!