A podcast based on the new online CorePendium textbook for Emergency Medicine by EM:RAP. Short, fun reviews of the most controversial and entertaining aspects of the new clinical reference text.
Covid in 100 People
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Sep 1
3 min
Pediatric ECG: T Waves
Mel talks T waves in kds, you need to know what is normal.
Aug 19
3 min
Back to Basics: Pediatric Axis on ECG
Mel goes over a quick and dirty way to do the axis on ECG and why it is important. Check out the Peds Cardiac disorders in CorePendium. All part of
Jun 30
6 min
The hypokalemia chapter is here.The COVID resources are here.
Jun 17
4 min
Acute Diverticulitis - No antibiotics!!
Based on CorePendium chapter by: Christina Tupe, MD Section Editors: Omoyemi Adebayo, MD Sara Manning, MD Associate Editor: Mike Winters, MDRefs:Shabanzadeh DM, Wille-Jørgensen P. Antibiotics for uncomplicated diverticulitis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev....
Feb 25
4 min
Mel talks CorePendium updates and uncomplicated HYPERglycemia. Check out CorePendium at Also see: and
Feb 10
8 min
D Dimer Cutoffs
Mel explores the wonder world of age and pre-test probability cuff for D Dimer and a BIG thought by Dr Jeffery Kline.
Jan 8
9 min
Massive PE and Inhaled Agents
Massive PE and Pulmonary Hypertension
Dec 16, 2019
9 min
Status Epilepticus
New paper published in the NEJM on second line agents for Status Epilepticus. Mel does a quick review and notes it has already been added to the Seizures in Adult chapter.
Dec 1, 2019
5 min
Episode 3 Altitude Illness
A reader quested if you ALWAYS should descend a patient with HAPE. Our author responds. based on the Altitude Illness chapter of CorePendium at
Nov 23, 2019
6 min
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