Articles matching the ‘Emergency medicine’ Category

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May 12th, 2016

Podcast 202: Disaster Medicine — a New Edition

Drs. Kristi Koenig and Carl Schultz have just published a second edition of their textbook Disaster Medicine: Comprehensive principles and practices. And they do mean comprehensive. The book runs some 750 pages, covering everything from ethics (not so different from “normal” ethics, it turns out) to managing mass gatherings (a nice guide is provided), tornadoes, […]


June 14th, 2013

Podcast 163: Boston bombings – 4

Dr. Brien Barnewolt of Tufts Medical Center shares his thoughts on the aftermath of the April 15 bombings at the Boston Marathon. Simple things matter in these circumstances, like wearing your ID badge. Length: 9 minutes


May 21st, 2013

Podcast 162: Boston bombings lessons part 3

Andrew Ulrich, executive vice chair of Boston Medical Center’s emergency department and an associate professor of emergency medicine at Boston University School of Medicine talks about the day and its lessons. He was just starting his shift when victims began arriving. We’ll continue our explorations of the bombings, trying at least to salvage some lessons. […]


May 14th, 2013

Podcast 161: Boston bombings’ lessons part two

Alasdair Conn, chief of emergency services at Massachusetts General Hospital and an associate professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School continues our series on the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings. Thank you for listening. Do let us know what you think. Joe Elia Links: Dr. Conn’s essay in the Annals of Internal Medicine Last week’s conversation with […]


May 9th, 2013

Podcast 160: The Marathon bombing — lessons learned

Thank you for your questions about the status of Clinical Conversations. We’re edging our way back toward a normal schedule with this, the first of a planned multipart series on the lessons learned in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings. Ron M. Walls, professor and chair of the department of emergency medicine at Brigham […]


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