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FOAMfrat Podcast

Apr 17, 2022

Do specialized pediatric jump bags alienate the pediatric population? They typically don’t get used as much, and introducing a foreign bag into a low volume population may add to the stress of running a pediatric call anyway. In this episode, Sam & Tyler discuss the case against the pediatric jump bag.

Feb 3, 2022

The FOAMfrat podcast is back in 2022 with a discussion on how virtual reality can be used in EMS education. We did our first VR class a few weeks ago and here's what we learned and what we plan to do with it!

Dec 23, 2021

The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland. But for some, it can be more like a bullet to the neck. The number of systems that our thyroid helps regulate truly is incredible, and an over or under-active thyroid can cause a whole host of acute and chronic issues.

On the one hand, imagine a patient who has a thyroid...

Dec 11, 2021

I reached out to @medtwitter asking for help finding a guest to talk about the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). It may seem weird to be talking about RSV when everyone is thinking about the current pandemic, but I find the virology and mechanism of symptoms of RSV exciting.
Twitter did not let me down, my...

Dec 4, 2021

A young pediatric patient is having nausea and vomiting at school and is said to not be 'staying awake very well.' You discover assessment findings such as hypotension, hypoglycemia, and maybe even peaked T waves on the ECG. You receive information indicating that the child has something called "CAH". Or, perhaps...