Part 1: We discuss the primary survey and approach to airway
Managing the obstructed airway:
Part 2: We discuss the approach to breathing assessment in trauma
Needle thoracostomy for tension pneumothorax:
Managing the open pneumothorax
Part 3: We discuss circulation, disability and exposure in trauma
Delivering a painful stimulus
How to log roll
Part 4: We discuss the secondary survey in trauma
Part 5: We discuss the Canadian CT head rule and the Canadian c-spine rule in trauma
Trauma – Flipped Classroom Summary
Part 1 – Using history elements
Part 2 – Using physical exam to approach abdo pain
Part 3 – Using lab tests and imaging tests to approach abdo pain
Part 4 – Putting it together
Notes from abdo pain videos (PDF)
Abdo pain in the elderly from the Academic Life in Emergency Medicine blog
Cases for classroom exercises
For specific conditions in details, please refer to their own page.
Part 1 – Causes of headache
Part 2 – Focused history and physical exam of patients with headache
NEJM interactive headache case
Headaches – Flipped Classroom Summary
Part 1 – We discuss the presentations of aortic dissection
Part 2 – We discuss the investigations and treatment of aortic dissection (Note we use the Stanford classification for discussing treatment)
Case discussion from Life in the fast lane – with CT images (courtesy of Peter Allely)
Part 1 – Causes and presentations of viscus perforation
Part 2 – Diagnosis and treatment of viscus perforation
Part 1 – We discuss the causes and presentations of upper GI bleed.
Part 2 – We discuss the causes and presentations of lower GI bleed.
Part 3 – We discuss the investigations of upper and lower GI bleed.
Part 4 – We discuss the treatment of upper GI bleed.
Part 5 – We discuss the treatment of lower GI bleed
GI Bleed- Flipped Classroom Summary
PV card on upper GI bleed by Academic Life in Emergency Medicine – discuss evidence for medications
We discuss the presentation, diagnosis and management of small bowel obstruction.
(Note: Blue arrow at 6:01 points to the distended large bowel – as pointed out by an astute viewer)
Differentiating between stomach, small bowel and large bowel on x-ray on wikiradiography
Management of the sepsis patient begins with early recognition (this means in the ER). Survival of the septic patient requires the initiation of certain therapies early (this means in the ER). This early goal directed therapy for sepsis is covered in the following video.
Sepsis Guide app (free)