Shortness of breath is a chief complaint that we encounter each day in the ED. This chief complaint encompasses a huge differential and this is a long podcast. As always, I’ll break this chief complaint down into the diagnoses that we can’t miss and how to treat the underlying causes of shortness of breath for both kids and adults.
Two more podcast recommendations
PEM ED- Pediatric emergency podcast by Andy Sloas- a PEM fellow at Texas Children’s Hospital who provides great information on pediatric emergency medicine topics including febrile infants, clearing the pediatric c-spine, pediatric airway, and more
Dirt Medicine- A podcast by Pete Anderson, MD made for military medics but with great information for any prehospital or ED provider. He covers relevant topics on RSI, burn resuscitation, and how to use ketamine, to name a few.