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Rectal Foreign Bodies

<p>Welcome to episode 1! Rectal foreign bodies.</p>  
Rob Orman, MD
over 9 years ago
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Discussion on Fluids: The last Cotton lecture

This is an interview that I did on www.medtalknetwork.com with Dr. Brian Cotton. Dr. Cotton recently left Vanderbilt to take a new position at UT Houston. He is an excellent teacher and his opinions on fluids resuscitation are cutting edge.  
Jeffrey S. Guy, MD, FACS
over 9 years ago
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Radiation Injury / Nuclear MCI

The US government last week released a report that the threat of a nuclear device used in an act of terrorism is high in the next couple of years. In this episode we discuss the some concepts of the medical care required to those exposed to radiation as well as blast injuries. I hope this is information that none of you will ever need.  
Jeffrey S. Guy, MD, FACS
over 9 years ago
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Traumatic Rhabdomyolyisis / Crush Syndrome

Crush syndrome is a common cause of death following earth quakes, mine and building collapses. Traumatic rhabdomyolysis may also be seen following electrical injury or severe trauma. (This is a reposting due to some previous technical problems with the server.)  
Jeffrey S. Guy, MD, FACS
over 9 years ago
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Hypercalcemia

A potentiallylife-threatening electrolyte problem that commonly finds its way into the ICU as well as on exams.  
Jeffrey S. Guy, MD, FACS
over 9 years ago
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Ventilator Update: avoiding shear trauma

<p>In regards to ventilator care, all the focus has been on low tidal volume and level of peak inspiratory pressure.&nbsp; What level of PEEP shoud we be using to avoid shear trauma and ventilatory induced lung injury.</p>  
Jeffrey S. Guy, MD, FACS
over 9 years ago
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Surviving Sepsis Campaign (part 1)

The Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC) is concensus document that attempts to provide the best evidence to assist in the care of the septic patient.&nbsp; All providers who provide care to the septic patient should be aware of the contents of the SSC.&nbsp;  
Jeffrey S. Guy, MD, FACS
over 9 years ago
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Traumatic Shock and Fluid Resuscitation

Fluid resuscitation done poorly can result in significant complications to the patient.&nbsp; This episode will present some of the newer considerations in fluid resuscitation in traumatic shock.&nbsp;  
Jeffrey S. Guy, MD, FACS
over 9 years ago
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Pediatric Burns

Pediatric burns: all burns are serious, both big and small.&nbsp;&nbsp; This episode reviews the objectives of burn care to result in the best functional outcome.&nbsp; Also, burn is a very common method of child abuse and we detail how these children are injured and what to look for to identify possible abuse.  
Jeffrey S. Guy, MD, FACS
over 9 years ago
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Sepsis - Part 2

In this episode we discuss that ICU care of the patient with sepsis.&nbsp; This includes an introduction to various vasopressors.  
Jeffrey S. Guy, MD, FACS
over 9 years ago
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Smoke Inhalation Injury: CO and Cyanide Toxicity

The onset of cold weather will bring with it an increase in structure fires.&nbsp; The leading cause of deaths in fires is complications from the inhalation of smoke-- not burns.&nbsp; Learn why smoke is so deadly as well as what are the appropriate methods to treat smoke related asphyxiation.&nbsp;&nbsp;  
Jeffrey S. Guy, MD, FACS
over 9 years ago
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Crush Syndrome

<p>Earthquakes are horrible natural events causing loss of lives in the thousands.&nbsp;&nbsp; Following earthquakes, building collapses, and cave-ins, large number of victims will suffer from renal failure and death following crush syndrome.&nbsp; </p>  
Jeffrey S. Guy, MD, FACS
over 9 years ago
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Thermal Injuries

<p>An introduction of the biology of thermal injuries and the initial care of the patient with thermal injuries in critical condition.</p>  
Jeffrey S. Guy, MD, FACS
over 9 years ago
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Bomb and Blast Injuries

Bomb and blast injuries:&nbsp; In the past blast injuries were limited to the battlefield of a rare industrial accident.&nbsp; The events of the past week are a reminder that civilian population centers are targets for bombing attacks.&nbsp;&nbsp; Most civilian providers has no to limited knowledge or experience treating patients with such injuries.&nbsp;&nbsp; This episode is dediacated to a discussion of some of the unique properties and injuries associated with blast injuries.&nbsp; In the event of a terrorist attack, like those attempted in London this past week, the injuries will be in the hundreds.&nbsp;  
Jeffrey S. Guy, MD, FACS
over 9 years ago
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Early Surgery Improves Outcomes Following Critical Burns

<p>Early surgical excision is likely to be the most significant individual variable to imporve the outcome of a patient (adult or child) with a critical burn.&nbsp; Nevertheless, many nonburn physicians still want to apply to 1970 treatment paradigms to this population of injured patients.&nbsp;&nbsp; This episode will hopefull replace these falsehoods with fact supported in the literature.&nbsp; </p>  
Jeffrey S. Guy, MD, FACS
over 9 years ago
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Burns: Fluid Creep

<p>Excessive fluid resuscitations lead to horrible complications such as abdominal compartment syndrome. This article takes a critical look and challanges many of our practices in fluid resuscitation of burn patients.&nbsp; </p>  
Jeffrey S. Guy, MD, FACS
over 9 years ago
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Lightning Injuries

<p>Lightning injuries are rare, but when you do treat a patient they can have facinating presentations.&nbsp;&nbsp; This lecture follows a patient we treated at Vanderbilt.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;The patient present to a local ED with stroke like symptoms following the lightning strike.&nbsp;&nbsp; Initially, physicians were confused by the presentation, but in this lecture you will learn that his presentation was near textbook. <a href="http://www.burndoc.com/">www.burndoc.com</a></p <p>&nbsp;</p>  
Jeffrey S. Guy, MD, FACS
over 9 years ago
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Modes of Mechanical Ventilation

A discussion of the various types of ventilators with a focus on the various ventilator modes and types of ventilator cycles.&nbsp; Also presented is the topic of pressure support ventilation (PSV)  
Jeffrey S. Guy, MD, FACS
over 9 years ago
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Trauma and Surgery During Pregnancy

Topics Today, I&#8217;ll discuss Trauma and Surgery during Pregnancy. Trauma during Pregnancy&#8230; OBGYN 10 Trauma and Surgery During Pregnancy Video&#8230; View Free Video Here Free Links: OBGYN-10 OBGYN-101 Gray Haired Note Brookside Associates Medical Education Division  
Mike Hughey, MD
over 9 years ago