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Published: March 10, 2020

Show Notes

In the inaugural episode of the End of Shift podcast, Dr. Brian Yang, Head of Urology for the Fraser Health Authority, answers burning questions about managing renal colic in the ED. What cases does he want a call about in the middle of the night? Does the presentation of proximal stones differ from the presentation of distal stones? What’s the recommended imaging and management for renal colic? What does he recommend in cases of urinary retention? What are the best practices for difficult catheterization?


Dr. Brian Yang

Dr. Brian Yang was born in Vancouver and raised in North Delta. BC. He attended UBC for his undergraduate degree and did his residency at McMaster University. He specializes in advanced laparoscopic urological surgery. He is the Head of Urology for the Fraser Health Authority


End of Shift Podcast Hosts

The End of Shift Podcast is hosted by EM Network members Eric Angus and Joe Haegert.

Eric Angus

Eric Angus is an emergency physician and trauma team leader at Lions Gate Hospital. He is married with 15-year-old twins. His nonmedical interests include origami, meditation, mountain biking, skiing, rock climbing, just generally being outside, and drinking wine. He has a diploma in mountain medicine and volunteers for ski patrol and the North Shore Rescue team. He is an ATLS instructor. He dabbles in stoicism and Buddhist philosophies.

Joe Haegert

Joe Haegert practices emergency and trauma medicine at the Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster, British Columbia. He is a talented teacher, engaging speaker, and devoted clinician. He lives in South Surrey with his wife Sandy and managed to raise three children without much incident. Known for his unflagging enthusiasm, Joe enjoys all aspects of the outdoors and recently has taken to turning wooden burls into all manner of bowls and tables.

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the BC Emergency Medicine Network.


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