Books I Recommend – May 2015


From time to time, I recommend books on the site. These are books I have read and can share with all of you: John Arbo's Decision Making in Emergency Critical Care from the lead editor: The inspiration for this project was the understanding that emergency physicians are being asked to care for a growing number of critically ill patients - this, coupled with prolonged … [Read more...]

Stuff Update


2 Opportunities for Residents: Essentials of Emergency Medicine Fellowship for US Residents Get all of the info on the EEM fellowship page Knowledge to Action Fellowship (KTAF) An amazing opportunity for EM Residents. Here is the info on the KTAF. 4 Conferences to Check Out: 1. Reanimate San Diego - Learn ECMO for ECPR in Two Days February 2016 Click here to see all … [Read more...]

A Comment on the Toughness Episode


This comment was left on the Mike Lauria Toughness podcast by a gentleman named Francisco Norman: Dr. Weingart and Michael Lauria, Thank you for the podcast and for your insight into this topic, as I don’t think I have ever heard it discussed in this context. I would first like to comment that I don’t believe the stress applied to these operators/candidates can be … [Read more...]

ICU Physiology


If you have listened to the podcast for any length of time, you know I love the physiology behind our interventions. If you too love physio, then I have someone you need to know. His name is Jon-Emile Kenny. He is a pulmonary critical care doc and he has a passion for physiology in the ICU. You can check out his work at his site He also writes on ICU … [Read more...]

Help out Niklas Nielsen of the TTM Trial


Niklas is trying to get an idea of the current practice across the world when it comes to post-arrest cooling. If you have a moment (and it pretty much takes a minute), please take this survey: TTM Survey Knowing Niklas, the results will be put to good use and we'll see the answers helping our post-arrest patients. … [Read more...]