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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.

May 2, 2021

What will be the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic? On this episode I offer predictions regarding what to expect as we survey the post Covid 19 landscape. The central theme : we ain't seen nothing yet...


Mar 31, 2021

One year ago there was no data or experience to guide us as we struggled to defend ourselves against the Covid 19 pandemic.  We therefore relied on our leadership's best guesses.  In this episode I argue that it is time for individuals use the lessons learned in 2020 to replace guesswork and decide for themselves...


Mar 2, 2021

In the year since the first patients with Covid 19 arrived in our emergency departments, physicians have learned some hard lessons about treating this disease.  In this second installment of my "state of the pandemic address" I discuss what works...and what doesn't.


Jan 30, 2021

Data collected in 2020 has allowed us to paint an objective picture of the Covid 19 pandemic that seems quite different than the portrayal fed to us by the mainstream media.  What this data shows and why it is distorted by the evening news are explored on this months offering.


Jan 5, 2021

The rate of successful resuscitation of patients having a cardiac arrest in the hospital have not improved during the last 40 years that hospital personnel have been relying on ACLS protocols.  In this episode I discuss why ACLS fails and what it will take to move forward.