COVID-19 COVERAGE Education - The Emergency Medical Minute


The circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 virus are quickly evolving and that means that EMM will have to as well. For the foreseeable future, EMM will be releasing COVID-19 updates. EMM will report the most recent statistics, summarize the newest literature and answer YOUR burning questions.


Podcast 560: Imaging in a COVID world

Contributor: Don Stader, MD Educational Pearls: COVID-19 commonly appears as a bilateral patchy infiltrate on chest radiograph, but this is a non-specific finding  Sensitivities range from 17-70% for COVID-19...

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Podcast 558:  Rapid ARDS Review

Contributor: Don Stader, MD Educational Pearls: Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a catch all term for when lung injury leads to fluid collection in the air spaces of...

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COVID-19 Digest: Strokes in Young People with COVID

Host: Elizabeth Esty, MD Last week we looked at neurologic presentations of COVID-19; this week we’ll look more closely at strokes in young people with COVID. A letter published...

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Podcast 557: COVID-19 Lab Trends

Contributor: Don Stader, MD Educational Pearls: COVID-19 is diagnosed with a nasopharyngeal swab (q-tip). This unfortunately can be painful, but if the swab doesn’t go deep into the nasal...

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COVID-19 Digest: Neurological Manifestations of COVID-19

Host: Elizabeth Esty, MD Accumulating clinical evidence suggests that many patients with COVID have neurological symptoms and that some may even present with neurologic manifestations of the disease. Most...

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UnfilterED #6: Dr. Anton Helman

In this organic conversation, Nick and Dr. Helman establish a warm rapport early on as they discuss musical beginnings, life-changing mentors and the origins of Emergency Medicine Cases. Their...

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A Typical Case of the Pandemic

a typical case of the pandemic Chief Complaint: Altered Mental Status HPI: 69-year-old male with history of diabetes brought in by his son to the emergency department with altered...

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COVID-19 Digest: Airborne Transmission / Remdesivir (Recorded 4/14/20)

Hosts: Elizabeth Esty, MD & Dylan Luyten, MD In this episode of the COVID-19 Digest, we revisit the airborne vs droplet transmission debate and analyze a highly publicized study...

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COVID-19: Dr. Chris Holmes’ Intubation Shield

intubation shield from chris holmes on Vimeo. Long time listeners of EMM will recognize the voice of our friend and frequent contributor to the podcast, Dr. Chris Holmes, as...

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COVID-19: Behind the Masks

Host: Elizabeth Esty, MD The circumstances that led to the national shortage in PPE for healthcare workers, the inspiring work of New Orleans med students to equip medical providers...

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Podcast 553: Airway Management in the Hypoxic COVID-19 Patient(Recorded 4/3/20)

Contributor: Dylan Luyten, MD Educational pearls: Clinical management of COVID-19 is rapidly evolving, relying on case reports and clinical experience In just a month, the consensus around management of...

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COVID-19 Digest: Hydroxychloroquine Update (Recorded 4/3/20)

Host: Elizabeth Esty, MD In our coverage of COVID-19 this week, we’ve investigated the shakey evidence for NSAID use making COVID worse, heard first-hand accounts from ED clinicians with...

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COVID-19 in the United States: Where are the tests?

Host: Elizabeth Esty, MD A dive into how the United States responded to an emerging pandemic and the pitfalls along the way that led to stalled testing capacity across...

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Husband & Wife, Both ER Clinicians, Share Their Experience Having COVID-19

Host: Elizabeth Esty, MD Long time friends of EMM, Aaron and Bree, share their experiences on the frontlines in the ED, coping with COVID, managing anxiety and quarantining with...

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COVID-19 Digest: Do NSAIDs Make COVID-19 More Severe? (Recorded 3/30/20, 18:00 MST)

Host: Elizabeth Esty, MD In the past two weeks, warnings, questions, and misinformation concerning COVID-19 and NSAID use have been spreading…no pun intended..virally. The pace of this evolving pandemic...

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COVID-19 Digest: If You’ve Had COVID-19, Can You Get it Again? / Convalescent Serum (Recorded 3/26/20, 18:00 MST)

Host: Elizabeth Esty, MD Research By: Elizabeth Esty and Nathan Novotny References: Osumi M. Questions raised over COVID-19 reinfection after Japanese woman develops illness again. The Japan Times.

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ER Doc Infected with COVID-19 Shares Experience

Dr. Jared Scott, frequent contributor to our Medical Minute series, opens up about his experience being infected with COVID-19. From his symptoms as the virus progressed to how his...

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COVID-19: Hydroxychloroquine & Azithromycin / Anosmia / The Aerosolized vs. Droplet Debate (Recorded 3/24/20, 18:00 MST)

Host: Elizabeth Esty, MD The circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 virus are quickly evolving and that means that EMM will have to as well. For the foreseeable future, EMM will...

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On the Streets #3: COVID-19

In this special edition of our On the Streets podcast, we discuss COVID-19 as well as what first responders and emergency providers need to know to keep themselves and...

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