We are back with a quick dose of high quality, high yield emergency medicine board review. Episode 3 touches on Pulmonary Embolism, Pneumothorax, Axial Load Injury, Amphetamine Abuse, Escharotomy, Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Mumps…and more
We are back with a quick dose of high quality, high yield emergency medicine board review. Episode 2 touches on aortic dissection, lithium toxicity, ventricular tachycardia, nitrates, acute mastitis, and much more. Tune in for your weekly dose of emergency medicine learning.
I recently returned from a medical education conference and spoke to many residents and attendings who were preparing to take their certification or board exam. One question I was repeatedly asked was: “What is your pass rate?” This seems like a reasonable question, right? But it drives me crazy. Not because someone is curious about statistics, but because some companies actually publish “pass rates.” Companies that publish pass rates are misleading you. It is that simple.
Welcome to Rosh Review’s podcast corollary. Many of you may be thinking – what is a podcast corollary? Great question. We are making the time-tested questions of Rosh Review audible. Not only will we review the questions and answers, but we will also take the questions “One Step Further™” and review the most important points from each topic. At the end of each episode, we will rapid-fire review the pearls from the episode to drive home key concepts. Before we begin, though, introductions are in order.
If there are no ups and downs in your life, it means you are dead. –Unknown I left medical school with a poor understanding of ECGs. I could determine the rate, rhythm, and axis, and maybe a “tombstone” STEMI, but that was about it. During the first week of residency at NYU/Bellevue, I became even read more…