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Pediatric Urgent Care; What Parents Have The Right To Know
Pediatric Urgent Care; What Parents Have The Right To Know
Guest(s):Jeffrey Schor, MD, MPH, MBA, FAAP
Topic:Pediatric Urgent Care
Topic Info:Dr. Jeffrey Schor, MD, MPH, MBA, FAAP, founder of PM Pediatrics, an urgent care facility in NY, comes on the show to discuss the life saving information every parent should know if they have to take their child to an emergency room. Do not miss this show.
Original Air Date:3 / 9 / 2011
Pre-Hospital Cardiac Care AED’s
Pre-Hospital Cardiac Care AED’s
Guest(s):Comilla Sasson, MD
Topic:Heart Disease
Topic Info:In many cases, critical cardiac treatment happens before a patient even gets to the ER. A new study was released in Annals of Emergency Medicine indicating that most people would not use an AED in the event of a cardiac emergency. Often they don’t kno ...
Original Air Date:2 / 11 / 2011
Sex Bias in Cardiovascular Testing
Sex Bias in Cardiovascular Testing
Guest(s):Dr. Bryn Mumma
Topic:Heart Disease
Topic Info:What are the differences between men and women when it comes to cardiac testing. We will talk about this with the author of a new study published in Annals of Emergency medicine. Are some tests less conclusive for women and what are the biases both health ...
Original Air Date:2 / 11 / 2011
Treating Penetrating and Blunt Trauma Wounds Featured
Issues Facing Trauma Care Today
Issues Facing Trauma Care Today
Guest(s):Dr. Robert O’Connor
Topic:Trauma Care
Topic Info:Trauma care is critical to everyone, but there is a growing crisis today in the U.S. with access to trauma care. We talk to with expert, Dr. Robert O'Connor to learn about the issues contributing to this crisis and how it may be impacted by health reform ...
Original Air Date:1 / 28 / 2011
Trauma and the Elderly Featured
The Golden Hour of Trauma Care
The Golden Hour of Trauma Care
Guest(s):Eric Berger
Topic:Trauma Care
Topic Info:A recent article in Annals of Emergency Medicine brought into question the well-known dogma of trauma care. We will discuss some of the controversy associated with “the golden hour of trauma” with the author of this recently published article entitl ...
Original Air Date:1 / 28 / 2011
Food Allergies In Children; Life Saving Information Every Parent Needs To Know
Food Allergies In Children; Life Saving Information Every Parent Needs To Know
Guest(s):Todd Mahr, MD, FAAP
Topic:Food Allergies in Children
Topic Info:Food allergy is estimated to affect roughly 1 in 25 school-aged children and is a common trigger of anaphylaxis, a severe, potentially fatal, systemic allergic reaction. Dr. Todd Mahr, MD, FAAP, joins the show to discuss food allergies in children and the ...
Original Air Date:1 / 26 / 2011
Managing Food Allergies At School
Managing Food Allergies At School
Guest(s):Todd Mahr, MD, FAAP
Topic:Food Allergies in Children
Topic Info:Food allergy is estimated to affect roughly 1 in 25 school-aged children and is a common trigger of anaphylaxis, a severe, potentially fatal, systemic allergic reaction. Dr. Todd Mahr, MD, FAAP, joins the show to discuss food allergies in children and the ...
Original Air Date:1 / 26 / 2011
Holiday and Winter Travel Safety Tips Featured
Health Risks Caused by Holiday Stress
Health Risks Caused by Holiday Stress
Guest(s):Dr. Peter Jacoby
Topic:Winter Holiday Safety
Topic Info:Shopping, budgets, decorating, parties, tight deadlines, crowds and that constant on-the-go rush during the holidays can definitely raise stress levels. Dr. Peter Jacoby joins the show to discuss how all this holiday stress can impact your health and wha ...
Original Air Date:12 / 17 / 2010
The Dangers of Excessive Alcohol Use During the Holidays
The Dangers of Excessive Alcohol Use During the Holidays
Guest(s):Dr. Rita Cydulka
Topic:Winter Holiday Safety
Topic Info:The holiday season can lead to excess, with alcohol being one of the main culprits of overindulgence. This abuse and overuse of alcohol is a leading cause of ER visits and even death. About 79,000 people die annually as a direct result of excessive alcoho ...
Original Air Date:12 / 17 / 2010
What To Do If You Get Sick While Traveling Featured
Preparing for Winter Emergencies
Preparing for Winter Emergencies
Guest(s):Dr. Juan Fitz
Topic:Winter Safety Tips From the ER
Topic Info:Dr. Juan Fitz joins Dr. Leigh to discuss how to prepare for those unexpected storms and power outages this winter. Learn what you and your family should prepare for, what things to stock up on and what will you need to keep you and your family safe this ...
Original Air Date:12 / 3 / 2010
Protect Yourself Against Hypothermia This Winter Featured
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Featured
Winter Sports-Related Injuries
Winter Sports-Related Injuries
Guest(s):Dr. Rebecca Parker
Topic:Winter Safety Tips From the ER
Topic Info:Kids and adults like to play in the winter snow. Skiing, sledding, skating, snowmobiling are just a few winter sports we all love. Dr. Rebecca Parker joins Dr. Leigh to discuss what types of injuries can occur while doing these activities and how to bes ...
Original Air Date:12 / 3 / 2010
Elderly Care in the ER
Elderly Care in the ER
Guest(s):Dr. Mary Pat McKay
Topic:Elderly Care in the Emergency Department
Topic Info:Dr. Mary Pat McKay joins the show to talk about elderly care and the growing elderly population in the emergency department, including an Annals article that looks at the forecasted “catastrophic” crowding in the ER's for patients over 65. Also, Medic ...
Original Air Date:11 / 19 / 2010
Top Ten Tips for Taking an Elderly Person to the ER Featured
Make Your Thanksgiving Healthy, Happy and Free of the ER
Make Your Thanksgiving Healthy, Happy and Free of the ER
Guest(s):Dr. Thomas Benzoni
Topic:Elderly Care in the Emergency Department
Topic Info:Thanksgiving is a busy time of year in Emergency Departments across the country. Dr. Thomas Benzoni joins Dr. Leigh to discuss how to best avoid the ER this Thanksgiving. From common illnesses, such as food poisoning and indigestion, to stress related is ...
Original Air Date:11 / 19 / 2010
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