This episode covers Chapter 64 of Rosen’s Emergency Medicine. Worried about what to do with those patient's coming in with their skin melting off from a chemical exposure? We've got you covered.
1) Describe the difference between Alkali and Acid injuries
2) Describe a HAZMAT response on scene
3) Describe the decontamination of an individual
4) List PPE for first responders or caregivers
-Name two acids that cause damage through liquefactive necrosis
-List Chemical Agents used in Warfare / Terrorism
-What chemicals should you NOT irrigate with water?
This episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s Chapter 63, Thermal Burns. These patients are often the sickest in the department and many are on their way to the ICU. There are life-saving interventions that are begun in the emergency department with significant impacts on morbidity and mortality, and many are discussed in this episode.
This episode covers Chapter 62 of Rosen’s Emergency Medicine. Does leaving the comfort of your warm, safe bed scare you? After this chapter, it might...
This episode covers Chapter 61 of Rosen’s Emergency Medicine. Know anything about mammalian bites...? Yeah, neither did we until we read this chapter. Lots of juicy clinical pearls.