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4/22/2020
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Throughout the pandemic, there has been considerable discussion about the possibility of running our of ventilators. One potential solution that was brought forward was putting multiple patients on a single ventilator. This is a lot harder than merel... Details
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4/12/2020
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This week we have a brief conversation about prone mechanical ventilation for ARDS. Does it provide a benefit? When should we use it, and why does it work? I hope this is helpful as prone ventilation has been reported to provide benefit to patients w... Details
19:42
4/05/2020
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Today we discuss the approach to oxygenating and mechanically ventilating a patient suffering from ARDS. We will cover elements relevant and essential in the management of COVID patients and all others with ARDS. Details
33:29
3/29/2020
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I'm back. I plan on providing you with some useful information when caring for patients infected with COVID-19 (Coronavirus). In this episode, I will provide you an overview of the current evidence and best practices with some explanation and comment... Details
48:34
7/09/2012
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This episode provide some basic description of colloids as will as some myths.   Details
18:20
3/12/2012
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A physiological explanation why random cortisol levels are NOT helpful in evaluating adrenal function Details
17:09
2/19/2012
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In this episode we talk about the results of the CRASH-2 trial published in Lancet.  This trial showed that the EARLY use of Tranexamic acid may improve survivial, but delayed use may be associated with an increased mortality.   Details
19:35
2/09/2012
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If you are using ultrasound to evaluate IVC diamter in children, what is considered a normal IVC diameter?   You can determine the IVC/Ao ratio or correct the IVC diamter based on the child's body surface area.   Details
15:52
1/31/2012
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This is a condition that mimics acute coronary syndrome (ACS) that may be caused by acute emotional or physical stress.  Patient's may appear to have profound cardiogenic shock, but these patients have a very high survivial rate with little more than... Details
12:40
12/06/2011
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This episode discusses the pathophysiology, presentation, and treatment of NTSI. Details
26:26
11/25/2011
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This episode will discuss the physiology behind various CO output monitors such as pulmonary artery catheters, PICCO, pulse wave form analysis, and LiDCO.   Details
31:01
11/18/2011
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Now these are the types of lactic acidosis that most people are not familiar.  They can be caused by medications, underlying disease, or inborn errors of metabolism.    Details
16:30
11/12/2011
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This podcast is a description of how lactate is produced and metabolized.  I will discuss the role of lactate in the diagnosis and management of shock.  This podcast will focus on Type A lactic acidosis. Details
22:08
8/02/2011
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A brief description on what to consider when confronted with a patient with an air leak from the ET tube or a patient that self-extubates. Details
24:18
7/27/2011
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A description of the risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment of PE. Details
33:01
7/05/2011
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Smoke Inhalation injuries can be deadly.  This episode explains why smoke can be so deadly, and how to care for those patients with suspected smoke inhalation injuries. Details
30:53
6/05/2011
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Propofol Related Infusion Syndrome is a potentially fatal complication of propofol.  If you use this common ICU drug you need this information. Details
24:06
12/12/2010
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Wedge or PAOP is perhaps the most quoted and poorly understood variable generated by a Swan-Ganz. Details
25:30
12/05/2010
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The most helpful number for me on a Swan is the SvO2.   This is a brief description of how I use this variable in evaluating critically ill and injured patients.   Details
18:46
10/21/2010
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Therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest is part of ACLS and is used by several EMS agencies around the US.  Despite good data and improved patient outcomes, many providers fail to used this modality.  This podcast will focus on a presentation of... Details
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