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Episode 16: Trauma in Pregnancy

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Ever wondered what to do with a pregnant GSW? Burn? MVC? 

Risks? 

Fetal Monitoring? 

 

If it sounds overwhelming well tune in 

#foamed #obstetrics #trauma #icu #surgery #orthopedics #ER #emergencymedicine #pregnancy #neontology

Episode 15: COVID-19 PREP Preparing you ICU for a Pandemic (COVID-19)

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How to train people? 

Should split the patient among attendings? 

How make a temporary negative pressure isolation room and ward. 

How to deal with the stress involved? 

Preplanning. 

Also don't forget to check out the emcrit podcast dedicated to covid19 airways 

#cov-19 #COVID19 #corona #isolationrooms #infectioncontrol #FOAMED #MEDED #ICU #criticalcare

Episode 14: ECMO in Trauma - Is it Really That Crazy?

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Just a brief review of the literature. 

Key Questions. 

What populations?

What are the risks?

Heparin ? 

#trauma #ECMO #surgery #CRITICALcare #ICU #MEDED #FOAMED #Emergencymedicine #ECLS

Episode 13: Equilibrium in Chaos II: Training People to Embrace the Chaos (and get a poor mans resus simulator for $140)

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Second part of our review on communication during high stress, time sensitive codes. Focus is on Training the team and team dynamics as well as how to build a resus simulator for 140 dollars!!!!!! 

 

The last time we accepted the fact that every now and then your ability to communicate during a code will be tested and that by definition if you work in an acute care environment ..... chaos is part of the game. 

 

 

#simulation #FOAMED #TRAUMA #ICU #CRITICALCARE #EMERGENCYMEDICINE #codeblue #CPR #communication #EMT #Nursing

Episode 12: Equilibrium in Chaos I :Handling A Noisy Resuscitation Room

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This Episode addresses what you can do to communicate better during noisy and chaotic code blues, resuscitations and trauma codes where things just aren't going right. 

Episode 11: Field Intubation, in a car, on a plane , on the floor

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Ever wondered how to set up for an intubation in low light?

or in a car crash.?

Maybe on an ambulance where you have to be seated ?

This is todays topic.

Intubation on the field.

#Airway #intubation #icu #ems #fieldtransport #medic #criticalcare #emergency airtrainsport #emergencymedicine

Episode 8: Steronotomy 101

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THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS AN ED STERNOTOMY! 

BUT There are emergent sternotomies. 

and they are exteremly fulfilling. 

Just a short commentary on a cool video ! 

Chapter Mentioned. 

Pictures Referenced. 

Dr Tongmeesee

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