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Podcast of ExBEM

Welcome to the Podcast of ExBem, the podcast of experience based emergency medicine, where dogma is challenged and new ideas born from clinical experience are explored.  If you agree with these ideas, great. If you disagree, all the better...  explain why in the comments section.  The podcast is also available on iTunes and subscriptions are free.

Nov 29, 2021

What percentage of the patients that we admit to the hospital do we harm?  On this episode I reveal why when those charged with making the decision to admit forget the answer to this question, our specialty and our whole medical system pay the price.

Nov 1, 2021

The hypothesis:  Emergency physicians are providing less effective care now than twenty years ago.

The Proof: longer wait times, more overcrowding, more cost, less job satisfaction.

Who's to blame: us (among others)

In this episode I take a hard look inward and discuss where emergency medicine has sabotaged...