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Podcast Ep 47: Salicylate Toxicity, Carbon Monoxide Poisoning & More

Published: September 4, 2018   |   Author: Nachi Gupta, M.D., Ph.D., and Megha Rajpal, M.D.   |   Category: Blog, Podcasts   |   Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   |   Read more

  If you fell down yesterday, stand up today. -H. G. Wells Welcome back to RoshCast for Episode 47! Let’s kick off this episode with a review of Neisseria Meningitides. An important topic for clinical practice and personal safety. Neisseria meningitides is highly contagious and antibiotic prophylaxis is indicated for close contacts of an infected patient, […]

Podcast Ep 46: Lung Abscesses, Head Injuries, Anaphylaxis & More

Published: August 21, 2018   |   Author: Nachi Gupta, M.D., Ph.D., and Megha Rajpal, M.D.   |   Category: Blog, Podcasts   |   Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   |   Read more

  Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly. -Robert F. Kennedy Welcome back to RoshCast for Episode 46! Let’s kick off this episode with a rapid review of molluscum contagiosum. Molloscum contagiosum is caused by poxvirus. It is seen in children, sexually active adults, and immunocompromised patients like those with HIV. The […]

Podcast Ep 33: Heart Block, Hypothermia, Bullous Myringitis & More

Published: October 11, 2017   |   Author: Nachi Gupta, M.D., Ph.D., and Megha Rajpal, M.D.   |   Category: Blog, Podcasts   |   Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   |   Read more

People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do. -Rob Siltanen Welcome back to Roshcast Episode 33! This episode marks an incredible milestone for Roshcast. Exactly 365 days ago, Roshcast was born (Apgar’s 7 and 9). It is wild to look back and think about how much […]

Podcast Ep 32: Iron Overdose, Fundal Height, Serotonin Syndrome & More

Published: September 27, 2017   |   Author: Nachi Gupta, M.D., Ph.D., and Megha Rajpal, M.D.   |   Category: Blog, Podcasts   |   Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   |   Read more

Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known. -Sharon Begley Welcome back to Roshcast Episode 32! We are returning to our regular format – letting the question back randomly generate this week’s material. We will have another collaborative episode with the EM Clerkship podcast soon. We start this episode off with another rapid review based on […]

Podcast Ep 31: Ventricular Fibrillation, Traumatic Brain Injury & More

Published: September 13, 2017   |   Author: Nachi Gupta, M.D., Ph.D., and Megha Rajpal, M.D.   |   Category: Blog, Podcasts   |   Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   |   Read more

The only journey is the one within. – Rainer Maria Rilke Welcome back to Episode 31! We are continuing our collaborative effort with the EM Clerkship podcast – focusing this week on tachydysrhythmias in addition to a mixture of random topics. We start the episode off with another rapid review of a few of the […]

Rapid Review: Rock Mountain Spotted Fever

Published: August 28, 2017   |   Author: Yehuda Wolf, MPA, PA-C   |   Category: Blog, Rapid Review   |   Tagged: , ,   |   Read more

Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) Patient with a history of recently in the woods hiking or camping Complaining of abrupt onset of severe headache, photophobia, vomiting, diarrhea, and myalgia PE will show maculopapular eruption on the palms and soles Diagnosis is made by skin biopsy Most commonly caused by Rickettsia rickettsia Treatment is ALWAYS doxycycline, even in children Sample question: A 19-year-old woman […]

Podcast Ep 27: Hyperkalemia, Blast Injuries & More

Published: July 6, 2017   |   Author: Nachi Gupta, M.D., Ph.D., and Megha Rajpal, M.D.   |   Category: Blog, Podcasts   |   Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   |   Read more

It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. -Aristotle Welcome back to Episode 27 and a big welcome to all the new interns who are only about 1 week into residency! We hope you find Roshcast to be easy to listen to and helpful in your education. As we […]

Podcast Ep 26: Retinal Detachment, Meningitis, Chicken Pox & More

Published: June 22, 2017   |   Author: Nachi Gupta, M.D., Ph.D., and Megha Rajpal, M.D.   |   Category: Blog, Podcasts   |   Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   |   Read more

There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. – Edith Wharton Welcome back to Episode 26! Remember to listen for a trauma ring tone and if you hear one send us the time via email or tweet us @Roshcast with the time you hear it. This […]