Daily Archives: August 1, 2014

Episode 4: Happy Birthday

[soundcloud_ultimate track=https://soundcloud.com/adamrodman/bedside-rounds-episode-4-happy-birthday-new-england-journal-of-medicine] In Episode 4, I wish a hearty 202nd birthday to the New England Journal of Medicine, and look at how much things have changed over the centuries by looking at the 1912 and 1812 editions. #spoileralert: the answer is a LOT. 1812 was a big year. Napoleon propelled the […]

Episode 3: Dark Winter

[soundcloud_ultimate track=https://soundcloud.com/adamrodman/bedside-rounds-episode-3-dark-winter] In episode 3 of Bedside Rounds, I talk about the human triumph of small pox vaccination, and discuss the government exercise called Dark Winter which simulated a bioterrorism attack on the United States. One of the greatest victories of public health – and really, our species — has been […]

Episode 2: Full Code

[soundcloud_ultimate track=https://soundcloud.com/adamrodman/episode-2-full-code]   In episode 2 of Bedside Rounds (though still technically untitled), I talk some about the myths and realities of resuscitation in the hospital, and how the media influences how doctors and patients approach these important conversations. If you’re ever admitted to the hospital, it’s almost a certainty that […]