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The Physician Grind @ EMN with Zahir Basrai, MD

Emergency physicians share the beautiful and the ugly, the touching and the frustrating parts of emergency medicine in this storytelling podcast from Zahir Basrai, MD, and emergency physicians around the country. Visit Dr. Basrai’s website at http://www.blog.numose.com/pghome, connect with him on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/numosemed/, and follow him on Twittter @nuMosemed.

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Creator: Zahir Basrai, MD
Duration: 3:26
Emergency Medicine News 
Dr. Anderson shares a story of a patient who presents with the claim of a retained foreign body. Sometimes all it takes a second look in order to find something.
Creator: Zahir Basrai, MD
Duration: 4:27
Emergency Medicine News 
Dr. Seleno remembers a shift that quickly goes from being calm to complete chaos. Her evaluation of a chest pain patient is interrupted when a psychiatric patient starts running around the department, and her attention is only brought back to the patient with chest pain when his wife came out of the room screaming.
Creator: Zahir Basrai, MD
Duration: 4:50
Emergency Medicine News 
Dr. Ekanayake tells the story of how a seemingly benign encounter turned into an unforgettable experience.
Creator: Zahir Basrai, MD
Duration: 7:52
Emergency Medicine News 
Dr. Patel shares what it is like to work in rural emergency medicine, describes the racism he has faced, and discusses how emergency medicine has allowed him to form bridges with the most unlikely of patients.
Creator: Zahir Basrai, MD
Duration: 3:29
Emergency Medicine News 
Dr. Luu shares a story from a first date that started off great, but then she realized something was wrong with her companion. Listen to what it’s like to date as a physician.
Creator: Zahir Basrai, MD
Duration: 4:42
Emergency Medicine News 
Dr. Vega was assigned a patient struggling to prove that his bowels were no longer obstructed. It turns out that a problem with the plumbing is the cause for the impasse.
Creator: Zahir Basrai, MD
Duration: 5:11
Emergency Medicine News 
Scott Jacobs, MD, tells the story how a situation in the ED initially under control rapidly deteriorated when a patient on methamphetamines flipped a gurney. Weapons used in this battle include an IV pole and pepper spray. The ending will surprise you.
Creator: Zahir Basrai, MD
Duration: 7:12
Emergency Medicine News 
Concierge physicians commonly treat guests at Disneyland hotels, and Scott Jacobs, MD, tells the story of how one critical patient landed in his ED. Maybe the happiest place on Earth isn’t always happy.
Creator: Zahir Basrai, MD
Duration: 4:14
Emergency Medicine News 
Michael Smolens, MD, shares an incredible story about a pregnant patient in labor in the ED in this episode of the Physician Grind podcast.
Creator: Zahir Basrai, MD
Duration: 6:50
Emergency Medicine News 
The ED is a place of magical scents. Some are pleasant while others are, let’s just say, memorable. Dr. Jacobs recalls a patient who used a home remedy to treat a burn in this episode of the Physician Grind podcast.
Creator: Zahir Basrai, MD
Duration: 7:39
Emergency Medicine News 
Silas Chiu, MD, shares a story from residency about a patient who presented with a rectal foreign body that proved to be challenging. Listen in as he explains what happened.
Creator: Zahir Basrai, MD
Duration: 9:23
Emergency Medicine News 
Scott Jacobs MD, relates how a routine pelvic exam on a pregnant woman turned into a cascade of events that will stay with him and his staff forever.
Creator: Zahir Basrai, MD
Duration: 8:15
Emergency Medicine News 
Dr. Tina Nguyen shares a story from residency on which her patient’s chief complaint was rectal pain. The result? Her coronation as the queen of emergency medicine
Creator: Zahir Basrai, MD
Duration: 3:43
Emergency Medicine News 
Violence is ubiquitous in the ED, and Dr. Jas Singh shares an experience from his intern year that ended in a chokehold.
Creator: Zahir Basrai, MD
Duration: 3:54
Emergency Medicine News 
Andy Grock, MD, shares a memory from his medical school pediatric rotation. After staying late to finish an admission, his senior resident gave him permission to wear scrubs to work the next day. But that didn’t turn out too well.
Creator: Zahir Basrai, MD
Duration: 2:55
Emergency Medicine News 
This story of treating a burn victim is all too familiar to emergency physicians. The patient’s injury is severe, and Dr. Basrai recounts a haunting moment just as she is sedated for intubation.
Creator: Zahir Basrai, MD
Duration: 3:49
Emergency Medicine News 
Violence in the ED is something emergency physicians face on a regular basis. This happens so often that a new norm is set. This episode of the Physician Grind @ EMN podcast talks about what happens when a seemingly benign drunk turns violent without warning.
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