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Episode 44:Operative Maneuvers in Neck Injury and is there really a role for anatomical zones in 2020?

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My argument against neck zones in 2020 . Are they still relevant? 

Also a review of some operative maneuvers and techniques for tracheal, laryngeal and vascular injuries from cases studies. 

 

 

 

 

Episode 43: Blunt Cerebrovascular Injury

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It's rarely talked about and unfortunately the complications are devastating and the incidence is higher than you think .

 

#BCVI

#TRAUMA

#VASCULAR

#ER

Episode 42: Neck Trauma: The Trauma Airway and Surgical Airway Controveries

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Part of a series of talks coortdinated for @surgq8. 

A review for how to intubate in cases where the Trauma Component leads to challenging anatomy. 

Als controversies in surgical airways in the ER 

 

#foamed #meded #trauma #icu #surgery

Episode 41:The Partial Responder Dilemma: Cross Sectional Imaging

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I was just hoping to introduce some of the concepts that can help you predict which will declare themselves as stable and which will declare themselves unstable when it comes to partial responders. 

Episode 40: Surviving your first year of Residency (or internship)

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As requested by Squashboi89 on Reddit, here is an epsidoe with some clinical pearls, some not so clinical pearls and some do and don'ts. 

 

Bottom line is that its a 5 year investment in a 25 year career. 

 

#education #residency #internship #burnout

Episode 39: Reboa - a primer!

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I received a request on itunes reviews for an episode on REBOA so here it goes! 

 

How to use it, when to use and what the data is like. 

 

#reboa #endovascular #trauma #criticalcare #resuscitation

Episode 38: COVID-19 PREP: Bringing it all together.

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So this is just a cap stone, run through of everything we talked about for the past couple of episodes. 

 

If you have any other topic suggestions please do not hesitate

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Episode 37:COVID-19 PREP : Helping families of COVID-19 Positive Patients in the ICU

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Again, I've been getting emails asking me about my thoughts on the subject. 

I actually asked some of my colleagues about it as well and realised that theres some food for thought here and is extremely challenging. 

 

ALSO AN APOLOGY, IN THE PREVIOUS EPISODE I SHOULD HAVE MADE IT MORE CLEAR THAT MENTAL HEALTH REQUIRES A MULTIDISCIPLINARY SUPPORT TEAM AND IS NOT MY PRIMARY SPECIALTY. 

Also if you have any suggestions for other topics please reach out thesurgepodcast(at)gmail.com

 

Episode 36: COVID-19 PREP: Supporting patients and Survivors Mental Health Through the Pandemic

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So social isolation, the stress of being in a hospital and the things that patietns see as a result of overcrowding are all part and parcel of the journey we are all going through world wide. 

 

Just a short talk with some thoughts on how to start to help your patients stay happy and healthy mentally. 

Episode 35: COVID PREP Frontliner and First Responder Mental Health.

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I've received an email about how people can help without being frontliners or if they cant be. 

 

One of the key things you can do to support front liners is not material; it's to be part of their mental support system.