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

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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

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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

Episode 22: Misplaced Chest Tubes, A guide to Troubleshooting

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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 

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

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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

Episode 20: Pediatric Series: Traumatic Brain Injuries and Drowning

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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

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

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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

Episode 18: Pediatric Series : Pediatric Trauma Injury Patterns and Kinematics

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What is the most common missed injury? 

Whats the most common cause of mortality? 

Why are they so hard to intubate? 

 

All of these questions and more.

#trauma #ICU #SURGERY #ER #Resuscitation #PALS #injury #criticalcare #foamed #meded #pediatrics #pediatricsurgery

Episode 17: ECMO in Pregnancy

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Continuing on the theme from the last two episodes we're looking at how ECLS can apply in pregnant patients. 

 

 

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