“Everything about preparing for a test and doing it is all about volume. The more times you see material the more you will remember it. No matter who you are. The more you familiarize yourself with the test environment the more natural it will be and the less you will be affected by test day jitters. No matter who you are. These are things anybody can do.”
Welcome back to episode 10! This week we review some key ophthalmologic findings with excellent teaching images for you to see. We also hit the lung, the joints, the extremities and even spend time on scorpions, snakes, and spiders.
According to Godwin et al., during procedural sedation and analgesia, a nurse or other qualified individual should be present for continuous monitoring of the patient, in addition to the provider performing the procedure.
Question: In patients undergoing procedural sedation and analgesia in the emergency department, what is the minimum number of personnel necessary to manage complications?
According to Godwin et al., do not delay procedural sedation in adults or pediatric patients in the ED based on fasting time. No reduction in risk of emesis or aspiration has been shown with any fasting duration. This is a Level B recommendation.
Welcome back to episode 9! This week we review many high yield associations such as organisms and valvular endocarditis. The episodes are short and sweet, so you can even listen twice! We will start this week’s episode off with a Rapid Review of the previous week’s highlights. Be sure to listen to last week’s episode if you missed it.
You are planning to perform procedural sedation to reduce a fracture. The patient’s last meal was 4 hours ago. How much additional time should you wait to perform the procedure?
Welcome back to episode 8! With Thanksgiving behind us, let’s keep up the momentum as the In-Training Exam is right around the corner. Here is a sneak peak into the category breakdown established by ABEM for the ITE. Roshcast episodes are 10-15 minutes long so you can focus on a few topics at a time without feeling overwhelmed. The short duration of each episode also allows you to go back and review episodes you may have missed or want to reinforce.