If you haven’t been listening to the Skeptics Guide to Emergency Medicine – Hot off the Press (SGEM-HOP) series, why not? This series of podcasts is the ultimate in early knowledge translation, with articles from Academic Emergency Medicine (AEM) and the Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine (CJEM) being reviewed with the authors of the paper at the time the journal article is released. Better yet, the articles we discuss are free and open access so you can read and review yourselves.
This week’s AEM edition of the SGEM-HOP discusses shared decision making for analgesia in geriatric patients with acute musculoskeletal pain.
You can check out the blog and podcast here.
The original article is here and is free and open access. Vive la FOAMed.
The next episode of the SGEM-HOP was just recorded and it is awesome! In this episode, we look at a CJEM systematic review of hypertonic saline for treatment of elevated ICP in trauma patients. This is a great one as the article looks specifically at TBI patients with elevated ICP, rather than other groups (eg. tumours, strokes, etc). Thus, very applicable to ED physicians.
It will be posted Sunday, March 27th on TheSGEM website.