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A podcast dedicated to the teaching of critical care. The focus audience is physicians, residents, medical students, nurses, therapists, and paramedics. These are topics that arise while on teaching rounds in the Burn ICU at Vanderbilt Medical Center. A broad scope of critical care and prehospital topics are presented as well as recent journal articles and medical news.

A podcast dedicated to the teaching of critical care. The focus audience is physicians, residents, medical students, nurses, therapists, and paramedics. These are topics that arise while on teaching rounds in the Burn ICU at Vanderbilt Medical Center. A broad scope of critical care and prehospital topics are presented as well as recent journal articles and medical news.
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A podcast dedicated to the teaching of critical care. The focus audience is physicians, residents, medical students, nurses, therapists, and paramedics. These are topics that arise while on teaching rounds in the Burn ICU at Vanderbilt Medical Center. A broad scope of critical care and prehospital topics are presented as well as recent journal articles and medical news.

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English


Episodes

Colloids: Details and Myths

7/9/2012
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This episode provide some basic description of colloids as will as some myths.

Duration:00:18:19

Random Serum Cortisol Levels are misleading

3/12/2012
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A physiological explanation why random cortisol levels are NOT helpful in evaluating adrenal function

Duration:00:17:08

EARLY use of Tranexamic Acid may improve survival from bleeding in trauma

2/20/2012
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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.

Duration:00:19:34

Pediatric IVC diameter determination with ultrasound

2/9/2012
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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.

Duration:00:15:51

Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy

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 supportive care.

Duration:00:12:39

Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infection (NTSI)

12/6/2011
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This episode discusses the pathophysiology, presentation, and treatment of NTSI.

Duration:00:26:25

Different Cardiac Output Monitors & Physiology

11/26/2011
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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.

Duration:00:31:00

Lactic Acidosis - Type B

11/19/2011
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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.

Duration:00:16:29

Lactate Acidosis - Type A

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.

Duration:00:22:06

Endotracheal tube cuff leaks and self-extubations

8/3/2011
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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.

Duration:00:24:17

Pulmonary Embolus

7/27/2011
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A description of the risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment of PE.

Duration:00:33:00

Smoke Inhalation Injury

7/5/2011
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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.

Duration:00:30:51

Propofol Related Infusion Syndrome

6/5/2011
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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.

Duration:00:24:05

Wedge: Everyone elses favorite Swan number

12/12/2010
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Wedge or PAOP is perhaps the most quoted and poorly understood variable generated by a Swan-Ganz.

Duration:00:25:29

SVO2 My favorite Swan Number

12/5/2010
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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.

Duration:00:18:45

Therapeutic Hypothermia After Cardiac Arrest

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 the data, methods of cooling, and potential complications.

Duration:00:34:05

Pancreatitis - Surgical Indications and Procedures

7/22/2010
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This is the third in the series on severe pancreatitis and necrotizing pancreatitis. This episode reviews the indications for surgery, morbidity and mortality of surgery, and what are the surgical options.

Duration:00:26:22

Severe Acute Pancreatitis: Part 2 ICU Considerations

6/1/2010
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A brief discussion of the considerations of ICU care of the patient with severe pancreatitis, fluid resuscitation, respiratory, renal, and nutrition.

Duration:00:18:03

Pancreatitis - Part 1

5/25/2010
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This is an initial presentation of the causes and diagnosis of acute pancreatitis.

Duration:00:26:03

That peripheral IV can kill you: Suppurative Thrombophlebitis

2/25/2010
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All the recent emphasis on venous catheter infections has been on central lines. Those peripheral IVs are also dangerous.

Duration:00:13:43