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Emergency Medicine Pecha Kucha Talks

This podcast series features Pecha Kucha presentations: A fast-paced, just-the-facts format that allows the speaker only 6 minutes and 40 seconds in total. These talks are from the American Academy of Emergency Medicine's Annual Scientific Assemblies. For more educational content, including video and slides, visit AAEM Online.

AAEM Podcasts: Emergency Medicine Operations Management

Last updated: December 2, 2016
  • Easy and Safe IV Administration of Epinephrine for Anaphylactic Shock and Life Threatening Asthma (November 23, 2016)
    Corey Slovis, MD FAAEM FACP FACEP, discusses the imperative that emergency physicians know how to give intravenous epinephrine by infusion safely. This talk was featured at the American Academy of Emergency Medicine’s 22nd Annual Scientific Assembly.
  • Vomiting in a World Without Ondansetron (November 22, 2016)
    Ondansetron is the most popular antiemetic and often gets used indiscriminately for all types of vomiting ... but how would we treat vomiting if all of a sudden there was no ondansetron? Zachary Repanshek, MD FAAEM, addresses this question. This talk was featured at the American Academy of Emergency Medicine’s 22nd Annual Scientific Assembly.
  • Systematically Controlling Frequent Emergency Department Users (November 21, 2016)
    Tom Scaletta, MD MAAEM FAAEM, covers an effective means of cutting visits by frequent users in half, satisfying all aspects of the IHI Triple Aim, and creating emergency department capacity without increased staff or space. This talk was featured at the American Academy of Emergency Medicine’s 22nd Annual Scientific Assembly.
  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Myths and Pearls (November 21, 2016)
    Carbon monoxide is the leading cause of unintentional poisoning worldwide. The diagnosis and treatment of this complex toxicity is challenging and poorly understood. Siamak Moayedi, MD FAAEM, covers three myths and three pearls. This talk was featured at the American Academy of Emergency Medicine’s 22nd Annual Scientific Assembly.
  • Ultrasound Q&A Highlights (November 21, 2016)
    Brianne Steele, MD FAAEM, covers case-based highlights Q&A focusing on uses of ultrasound that make the provider more efficient and effective. This talk was featured at the American Academy of Emergency Medicine’s 22nd Annual Scientific Assembly.
  • Every Breath Brings You Closer to Death: Managing RV Failure and PPV (November 21, 2016)
    Patients presenting to the emergency department sometimes require positive pressure ventilation. The risk of death during intubation is generally low however patients with RV dysfunction and pulmonary hypertension are at extremely high-risk of death during the peri-intubation period. In this lecture, Haney Mallemat, MD FAAEM, focuses on the steps a physician can take to minimize the risk of death. This talk was featured at the American Academy of Emergency Medicine’s 22nd Annual Scientific Assembly.
  • Ultrasound-Guided Femoral Nerve Block: A Critical Procedure for Every Emergency Physician (November 21, 2016)
    Arun Nagdev, MD, covers simplified technique based lecture on how to perform an ultrasound-guided femoral nerve block when treating a patient with a hip fracture. This talk was featured at the American Academy of Emergency Medicine’s 22nd Annual Scientific Assembly.
  • How to Save A Dying LVAD (November 21, 2016)
    Zachary Shinar, MD, covers how you can avoid the major pitfalls in treating an LVAD that comes into the emergency department in extremis.
  • Half Baked: Preemie Delivery in Your Emergency Department! (November 21, 2016)
    Joelle Borhart, MD FAAEM FACEP, discusses navigating the emergency department delivery of an extremely premature infant--a true nightmare scenario! This talk was featured at the American Academy of Emergency Medicine’s 22nd Annual Scientific Assembly.