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Soft Vs. Hard is the Question? W/ Dr. Mike Hudson

12/8/2018
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Join us at AMTC 2018 for a discussion that has been a hot topic around the United States for the past few years. We are joined by Dr. Mike Hudson, medical director for Classic Air Medical in Utah. He is one of just a few medical directors in the United States taking a stance on this hot topic. Are we close to following in the footsteps of our brothers across the pond? Join us to find out more about "Soft Vs. Hard is the Question?" Lastly, we couldn’t make this podcast without you. Please...

Duration:00:16:41

Did Someone Say...Push Dose Pressor? "The New KID On The Block!"

11/10/2018
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Using push dose pressors have become common practice in the pre-hospital and critical care environments. We have seen many companies adopt protocols that guide the use of medications such as Epinephrine and Phenylephrine as the go-to medications in the setting of Rapid Sequence Intubation, with associated hemodynamic compromise. However, are these the best medication? We know that both Epinephrine and Phenylephrine come with many potential side effects. Is there a better option? Join us to...

Duration:00:10:13

The Steps To Becoming A FLIGHT NURSE w/Kelly Miller

11/3/2018
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This is our second in a series of two unique podcasts that takes a look at the road to becoming a Flight Nurse. I'm joined with Kelly Miller, Regional Clinical Manager for the Midwest Region of Air Methods Corporation. We have received numerous podcast requests on the topic of: "What is the best way to achieve the position of "Flight Nurse". Kelly comes with a diverse experience level as a nurse in the ED, ICU and flight nurse in the HEMS industry, with his current role as a Regional...

Duration:00:34:36

The Nightmare Scenario - "Managing The Unimaginable"

10/27/2018
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We have all sat back and thought about the worst scenarios possible. We train on different patient presentations and take great care in understanding our job as a whole. But...Do we take the same time and preparation in our crew resource management skills? How would you respond in different flight related emergencies with your patient, partner, pilot or aircraft? Sit back and get ready for the Nightmare Scenario - Managing The Unimaginable. We couldn’t make this podcast without. Please rate,...

Duration:00:43:26

Big News..The Best Tool In Medicine!

10/16/2018
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What is the best tool we have? It is easy to get excited about intubation, chest tubes or even surgical airways. What saves lives? What tool out of all our procedures and equipment is the best? In the episode, we discuss how to have optimal performance and ways to build on this amazing tool! We couldn’t make this podcast without. Please rate, and review wherever you download the podcast. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:10:08

The Mental Reset - "OODA Loop!"

10/14/2018
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Join us for a special "hijacked episode" of the podcast. This is a much-needed topic of conversation. The "OODA Loop" process has been discussed in-depth in regards to cognitive and performance psychology. However, we often find ourself task saturated, tunnel-visioned, and stuck in a faulty loop of repetitive error. In the episode, we discuss five tips to train and prepare for optimal performance, troubleshooting, and the mental reset. We couldn’t make this podcast without. Please rate, and...

Duration:00:18:17

FOAMfrat "Transfusion Confusion" RESPONSE!

9/27/2018
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If you didn't listen to the recent podcast put out by Tyler Christifulli and FOAMfrat called "Trigger Happy Transfusion Confusion" please download and listen via the FOAMfrat podcast feed. Tyler does a great job and provides out of the box thinking on the hot topic of PRBC administration in the transport environment. This "Response" podcast is based on my commentary, overall thoughts on the topic, additional topic points to consider and an overall review of the data related to PRBCs, FFP,...

Duration:00:17:36

Is Ketamine a Safer RSI Medication in Pre-hospital Transport Environment? Maybe Not!

9/19/2018
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From the authors of David Olvera, FP-C and Daniel Davis M.D. The abstract introduction: Rapid sequence intubation (RSI) is associated with a number of complications that can increase morbidity and mortality. Among RSI agents used to blunt awareness of the procedure and produce amnesia, ketamine is unique in its classification as a dissociative agent rather than a CNS depressant. Thus, ketamine should have a lower risk of peri-RSI hypotension due to the minimal sympatholysis as compared to...

Duration:00:17:15

FAST18 Rewind: "Fit For Duty"? w/ James Boomhower

8/21/2018
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FAST18 was Epic! If you missed FAST18.. Don't worry, FAST19 is right around the corner - May 6-8, 2019 in Murfreesboro, TN. This is the fourth release of many FAST18 Rewinds that will be released throughout the next year, leading up to FAST19. This talk is a ground breaking look into our mental ability to be ready for duty. This was one of my favorite talks and something everyone of must hear! I promise you this will knock you down and pick you back up! Join James Boomhower a Flight...

Duration:00:23:59

FOAMfrat Re..Butt..AL - "Response Required"!

7/27/2018
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In this episode, Eric responds to the latest podcast by FOAMfrat and Tyler Christifulli, titled "Response Required"! This is a must listen and a full Re..butt..AL based on the podcast we published a few weeks back called: "The 5 Hottest Questions In Mechanical Ventilation w/ Mike Herman". Lastly, we couldn’t make this podcast without you. Please rate, and review wherever you download the podcast. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:16:42

Debunking the Continuing Controversy with Ketamine in Traumatic Brain Injury

7/21/2018
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In this episode, Eric discusses the continuing controversy surrounding the use of Ketamine in the TBI patient. Does Ketamine cause an increase in ICP after administration? Join us for a look at the available literature and review this controversial topic. Lastly, we couldn’t make this podcast without you. Please rate, and review wherever you download the podcast. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:14:47

The 5 Hottest Questions In Mechanical Ventilation w/ Mike Herman

7/13/2018
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In this episode, Eric is joined by his buddy Mike Herman for a down and dirty question and answer blitz on mechanical ventilation. We dive into the hottest subjects in mechanical ventilation, where I attempt to answer five questions that are common in pre-hospital critical care. You don't want to miss this episode!! Lastly, we couldn’t make this podcast without you. Please rate, and review wherever you download the podcast. Thanks for listening!

Duration:01:12:36

FAST18 Rewind - Traumatic Arrest | Dissecting Critical Thinking w/Sam Ireland

6/30/2018
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FAST18 was Epic! If you missed FAST18.. Don't worry, FAST19 has been planned and booked for May 6-8, 2019 in Murfreesboro, TN. This is the third of many FAST18 Rewinds that will be released throughout the next year, leading up to FAST19. Don't miss this talk on the critical thinking involved in Traumatic Arrest. Join Sam Ireland from our FOAMfrat brothers and sista! Sam is a phenomenal speaker and will make you think differently about the Traumatic Arrest patient. Lastly, we couldn’t make...

Duration:00:21:21

High Dose Nitro in Hypertensive Left Ventricular Failure

6/8/2018
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High dose nitro has become a hot topic as of late. In the podcast, I'm joined by Chris Meeks, a Flight Paramedic and the host of the Mind Body Medic Podcast. Chris and I sit down and discuss the physiology of left systolic and diastolic ventricular failure and how to approach the patient that is in severe overload due to high systemic vascular resistance. The newest literature is guiding high push dose nitro, with doses of 1-3mg IV push given every couple minutes. Join us for the discussion,...

Duration:00:25:28

The Steps To Becoming A Flight Paramedic w/Evan Claunch

5/23/2018
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This is a unique podcast that takes a look at the road to becoming a Flight Paramedic. I'm joined with the original co-founder of FlightBridgeED-Evan Claunch. We have received numerous podcast requests on the topic of: "What is the best way to achieve the position of Flight Paramedic". What a better way to honor Evan as he moves into a new career and leaves the HEMS industry behind, but to have this discussion with him. Evan and I discuss the best ways to achieve these tough to find...

Duration:00:53:27

Surviving Sepsis 2018 Update - Literature Review

5/14/2018
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Hot Off the Press! In this podcast, we dive into the 2018 Surviving Sepsis Update and look at the new recommendations, evaluate the evidence and take a look at how this does or does not fit with other high-level evidence. We dive into the fluid debate, with a focus on Normal Saline vs. Lactated Ringers, whether 30mL/kg is based on the best evidence, whether fluid should be given based on true body weight or ideal body weight, and lastly, the hot topic of EtCO2 guided fluid resuscitation when...

Duration:00:27:18

The Nightmare Patient - Tylenol Toxicity

5/5/2018
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We are back to the horrors associated with the "The Nightmare Patient". The flight crew is tenuously attempting to rip the patient out of death’s mouth and bring him back from the roaring mouth of oblivion. Will she be saved? How will her care be rendered? In this episode, Bruce Hoffman joins Eric for a look at the complexities associated with tylenol toxicity. We look specifically at the physiology, associated labs, the four phases of toxicity and associated treatment PEARLS. Don't miss...

Duration:00:41:47

FAST18 Rewind - A Paradigm Shift In Pediatrics w/ Dr. Peter Antevy

4/28/2018
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FAST18 was Epic! If you missed FAST18.. Don't worry, FAST19 has been planned and booked for May 6-8, 2019 in Murfreesboro, TN. This is the second of many FAST18 Rewinds that will be released throughout the next year, leading up to FAST19. This talk is a ground breaking look into pediatric resuscitation by a true visionary. Join Dr. Peter Antevy with his talk "A Paradigm Shift In Pediatrics. We couldn’t make this podcast without. Please rate, and review wherever you download the podcast....

Duration:00:30:45

Dissecting "TIME CONSTANT" - Optimizing Alveolar Filling and Emptying

4/22/2018
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This podcast is going to dive into the topic of TIME CONSTANT. Have you ever wondered how we truly determine the exhalation time for our ventilator patients? Time Constant is the concept that guides our care and determines the time needed for proper alveolar filling or emptying. We couple this podcast with a downloadable worksheet for practice that can be found in the show notes on the FlightBridgeED website under this podcast. The worksheet gives calculation examples, practice questions,...

Duration:00:18:50

ARDS vs. Pseudo ARDS Literature Review

4/14/2018
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This podcast is going to dive into the hot topic of ARDS or lack there of. I’ve been so excited to review this article and was blown away by its depth and science based discussion. In this amazing article by Pulmcrit and Josh Farkas, the topic of ARDS is examined with the focus on the Berlin Definition of ARDS, pathophysiology, iatrogenic injury and the new theory called “pseudoARDS”. In this episode, we explore the old thought process in ARDS, with a focus on diagnosis, physiology, theory,...

Duration:00:30:52