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Induced Hypothermia

<p>Everything you need to know about the how and why to induce hypothermia in post cardiac arrest patients. We interview Dr. Scott Weingart and take a deep look into his soul to discover the platinum nugget of critical care emergency medicine.&nbsp;</p <p>Also...</p <p>-The ercast hotline is open. Give us a call at&nbsp;503-208-5680 and tell us what you have to say</p <p>-Another reason that c-diff sucks</p <p>-Your emails</p <p>And not much more</p>  
Rob Orman, MD
almost 9 years ago
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Awake Intubation

<p>An interview with ED Critical Care 7th degree</p <p>black belt Scott Weingart, MD.</p>  
Rob Orman, MD
almost 9 years ago
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Meta-analysis of Glucose Control

Tight glucose control has been widely introduced into critical care This meta-analysis, recently published in JAMA, critically evaluate the effects of these trials in reduction of sepsis as well a mortality. The results might surprise you.  
Jeffrey S. Guy, MD, FACS
almost 9 years ago
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Ethical Dilemmas in Intensive Care

A brief overview of the ethical principles and challenges, with two cases to think about.  
Andrew Ferguson
over 8 years ago
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Critical Illness E-learning package

This package will teach you about the recognition and management of the critically ill patient. It is aimed to equip the medical student with the knowledge and skills to allow them, without feeling intimidated, to catch ill patients at an early stage to prevent further deterioration. Covers topics such as ABCDE assessment, SBAR, MEWS and basic initial management options.  
Alexander Carpenter
over 8 years ago
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pulmonary embolism emergency protocol

This is a teaching resource that aids the student in memorisation of how to manage PE as critical care  
Kamal Eldirawi
over 6 years ago
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Emergency Medicine Podcasts

Here’s some of the papers that caught our eye this week here at HEFT EMCAST from the Emergency Medicine and Critical Care world. Many of the papers will form the foundation of our podcasts (subscribe here via iTunes).  All papers are hyperlinked to abstracts where available. →  
heftemcast.co.uk
over 5 years ago
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Capnography in Cardiac Arrest

A concise lecture covering the basics of Capnography in Critical Care.  
YouTube
over 5 years ago
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In brief

London NHS trust tests critical care patients for HIV: Barts Health NHS Trust, which has six hospitals in London, is to test patients in critical care units for HIV in an effort to ensure early diagnosis. The move follows a successful pilot from October 2012 to April 2013 at the Royal London Hospital in which all patients in the adult critical care unit were offered a blood test for HIV. Of the 899 patients, 465 (52%) agreed to the test, three of whom tested positive …  
bmj.com
about 5 years ago
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Dilated vein

UpToDate, electronic clinical resource tool for physicians and patients that provides information on Adult Primary Care and Internal Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Cardiovascular Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Endocrinology and Diabetes, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Hematology, Infectious Diseases, Nephrology and Hypertension, Neurology, Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women's Health, Oncology, Pediatrics, Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Rheumatology, Surgery, and more.  
uptodate.com
over 4 years ago
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Critical Care Study Guide

Critical care medicine is a dynamic and exciting arena where complex pathophysiologic states require extensive knowledge and up-to-date clinical information. An extensive kno- edge of basic pathophysiology, as well as awareness of the appropriate diagnostic tests and treatments that are used to optimize care in the critically ill is essential. Since our frst edition 7 years ago, new information crucial to the care and understanding of the critically ill patient has rapidly accumulated. Because this knowledge base crosses many different disciplines, a comprehensive multidisciplinary approach presenting the information is essential, similar to the multidisciplinary approach that is used to care for the critically ill patient. We have strived to provide this content in an easily digestible format that uses a variety of teaching tools to facilitate understanding of the presented concepts and to enhance information retention. To meet the demand to provide comprehensive and diverse education in order to und- stand the pathogenesis and optimum care of a variety of critical illnesses, we have subst- tially revised the prior topics in the frst edition with updated information. We have also markedly expanded the number of topics covered to include acute lung injury and the acute respiratory distress syndrome, an expanded discussion of the physiology and operation of mechanical ventilation, obstetrical care in the ICU, neurosurgical emergencies, acute co- nary syndromes, cardiac arrhythmias, role of whole body rehabilitation in the ICU, ethical conduct of human research in the ICU, and nursing care of the ICU patient.  
Google Books
over 4 years ago
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Arterial Blood Gas primer- Clinical Respiratory Diseases & Critical Care Medicine, Seattle - Med 610 - University of Washington School of Medicine

Arterial blood gases play an important role in the work-up and management of critically ill patients and patients with a variety of pulmonary complaints and disorders. For example, they are used to guide the adjustment of ventilator parameters on mechanically ventilated patients and are also a standard part of the work-up of patients who present with unexplained hypoxemia or dyspnea. It is, therefore, important that students and physicians be able to interpret the results of arterial blood gas sampling, determine the patient's acid-base status and assess the adequacy of oxygenation.  
courses.washington.edu
over 4 years ago
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Arterial Blood Gas Cases - Clinical Respiratory Diseases & Critical Care Medicine, Seattle - Med 610 - University of Washington School of Medicine

Here are a series of cases that include arterial blood gases. Each case is followed by an explanation of the acid-base status, the oxygenation status and a summary of the patient's clinical picture.  
courses.washington.edu
over 4 years ago
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Cystic Fibrosis with Dr. O'Hagan

Dr. O'Hagan is an Assistant Professor with joint appointments with Pediatrics and Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Dr. O'Hagan has specific interest in ...  
youtube.com
about 4 years ago
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Pulmonary and Critical Care Review (Comprehensive) with Dr. El-Kersh

Dr. Karim El-Kersh is currently a Sleep Medicine fellow at the University of Louisville. He completed his Pulmonary and Critical Care fellowship at Louisvill...  
youtube.com
about 4 years ago
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Mechanical Ventilation Explained Clearly | 3 of 5

Dr. Seheult explains how to recognize changes peak and plateau pressures, and the medical causes of these changes (bronchospasm, mucus secretions, pulmonary ...  
youtube.com
about 4 years ago
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Jugular Venous Pulse (JVP) Explained Clearly | 2 of 2

Further discussion on jugular venous pulse waveforms, interpretation, and specific diseases and pathology with this clear explanation by Dr. Roger Seheult. I...  
youtube.com
about 4 years ago
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New care model enhances psychological, cognitive and physical recovery of ICU survivors

The Critical Care Recovery Center care model -- the nation's first collaborative care concept focusing on the extensive cognitive, physical and psychological recovery needs of intensive care...  
medicalnewstoday.com
about 4 years ago