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Episode 28: COVID 19 PREP Intubation:White Belt Level to Blue Belt Level

So this is just a quick look at indications, strategies and considerations when needing to intubate. 

This isn't how to manage oxygenation or ventilation. Just the basics of intubating for a white belt to become a blue belt. 

 

#COVID-19 #FOAMED #MEDED #ICU #AIRWAY #ER #EMERGENCYMEDICINE #INTUBATION #RESUSCITATION

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Episode 27: Setting up your Ward for Total Isolation while Keeping Workers Safe (COVID-19)

With everything going on in the world we will be handling patients on the ward that COVID-19 positive. 

 

How do we do it? 

How do we set up "safe" strategies to prevent cross infection and healthcare worker infection? 

#FOAMED #COVID-19 #pandemic

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Episode 26: Setting up your OR for COVID-19 Patients

So as of today there is as of yet no consensus guideline for handling operating rooms with COVID patients. 

What follows is a smorgasbord of review articles, letters to the editor and practical points, to help prepare for that first COVID-19 case. 

 

#FOAMED #COVID #TRAUMA #CRITICALCARE #ICU #EM #ER #COVID-19 #SURGERY #surgeon

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Episode 25: A guide to preparing M and M’s and Journal Clubs

So is there any evidence for doing journal clubs or m and ms? 

Do you feel stressed out by them? 

Stay tuned for this episode on how to set your self up to win and learn. 

 

#foamed

#grandrounds

#communication

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Episode 24: Strategies for the Correct Application of Personal Protective Equipment in COVID-19 Patients.

How to wear it? 

When to Wear it? 

What to Wear? 

How to make people DO IT!!!!!! 

 (Requested on Reddit)

#COVID-19 #Corona #ICU #PPE #FOAMED #MedED

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Episode 23 Logistics and Liabilities in Pandemics (COVID-19)

Just a quick review of how to prepare legally and logistically for the realities of a pandemic.

How do you safely comeback to work and volunteer?

How do you coordinate your team to set up and write a legally binding document that makes sure that you can provide care with limited liability

 

#Corona #Covid-19 #ICU #Criticalcare #admin #administration #foamed #MEDED #emergencymedicine 

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Episode 22: Misplaced Chest Tubes, A guide to Troubleshooting

Chest tube in the lung? 

Chest tube in the liver? 

I though it was a pneumothorax but now its draining blood! 

How to deal with a diagnose misplaced chesttubes

 

#thoracics #trauma #chesttubes #emergencymedicine #surgery #anesthesia #thoracics #criticalcare #pneumothorax #hemothorax 

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Episode 21: Pediatric Series: Non-Acciddental Injury in Kids

Or Child Abuse and Neglect. 

How to spot it ?

What causes it? 

What you can do the ER? 

What's next? 

#pediatrics #trauma #pediatricsurgery #ICU #criticalcare #Scan #childabuse #childprotection 
#emergencymedicine

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Episode 20: Pediatric Series: Traumatic Brain Injuries and Drowning

When to do a CT brain? 

Screening for Drowning and when they can be cleared for discharge? 

Antibiotics? 

#drowning #neardrowning #TBI #concussion #pediatrics #pediatricsurgery #ER #trauma #surgery #pedsemerg #emergencymedicine #criticalcare #concussion

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Episode 19: From Cave painting to AI. A short review of the Medical Chart

So this was inspired by a tough day at work where a resident just genuinely didn't feel the need for documentation. 

Short Journey from Hippocrates (who probably didn't write that oath) to modern drivers of documentation and AI. 

You can blame him if it's too boring. 

#Medicalhistory #history #documentation #hippocrates #foamed #meded

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