Podcast 145 – Awake Intubation Lecture from SMACC


I gave this lecture at SMACC 2014. It combines many former podcasts so they are now directed here (Podcast 4 & 18) Awake Intubation can save your butt! It requires forethought and humility–you must be able to say to yourself, “I am not sure I will be able to successfully intubate this patient.” However, the payoff for this thought process is enormous. You can attempt an … [Read more...]

Podcast 144 – The PROPPR trial with John Holcomb


Today, we discuss the PROPPR Trial with its lead author, John Holcomb, MD. This was an RCT of trauma patients with severe hemorrhage. It pitted 1:1:1 matched product transfusion with a 1:1:2 control group. Dr. Holcomb is a Trauma Surgeon at University of Texas, Houston. He spent decades in the military as a surgeon before continuing his career in Houston. This podcast is … [Read more...]

Podcast 142 – Airway Things I Learned from George Kovacs at the NYC Airway Course


Post Three of Janu-Airway I just finished teaching at one of the best airway courses I have ever participated in (well actually, it's been a few months now). The highlight of the course was meeting Prof. George Kovacs. He has been obsessed with airway for decades. I picked up a number of great tips from him and I'm sharing those tips with you today. Anesthesia for Awake … [Read more...]

Podcast 141 – A Janu-Airway Case Presented Live

by Tor Ercleve

A case of anatomically and physiologically difficult airway presented live at #EMCritConf 2015. This case was imaginary and took place at Janus General. HOp Killers Low SvO2 as a Source of Hypoxemia Use an Intubation Checklist Have a Failed Airway Plan A Better BVM Pressure Gauge One-Way Exhalation Port PEEP Valve ETCO2 Dump Kit Directly … [Read more...]