Podcast 145 – Awake Intubation Lecture from SMACC

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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

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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

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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...]