Podcast 141 – Live from the EMCritConf 2015

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...]

Podcast 140 – Top Picks for 2014


Welcome to our annual rehash of the goodness of the past year. Here is just a sampling of the great FOAM that I've discovered throughout the year: Chris Nickson, Cliff Reid, Haney Mallemat, Michaela Cartner and Karel Habig The RAGE Website Subscribe to the RAGE Podcast on Itunes Rob Mac Sweeny Critical Care Reviews Here's a wee Register for … [Read more...]

Podcast 139 – Opioid-Free ED with Sergey Motov


Today I am joined by a good friend Sergey Motov, MD. Sergey is an EM doc with a particular interest in pain management in the ED. Sergey recently, as part of a approved study, ran an entire ED shift without a single administration of an opioid for pain. Can it be done? The Pain-Free ED Sergey has an amazing site, with resources and lectures: The Pain-Free ED The Concept and … [Read more...]

Podcast 138 – Vasopressor Basics


The Basics of Vasopressors There is a ton to speak about regarding vasopressors, but before we get to the edge cases, we need to set-up a foundation. Types of Shock Obstructive Hypovolemic Cardiogenic Distributive It's all about flow! Should we get rid of blood pressure? Critical Perfusion Pressures MAP of 50 in non-vasculopath dogs for the brain? … [Read more...]

EMCrit Podcast 137 – Delayed Sequence Intubation (DSI) Update


The DSI study is finally published! Listen to this podcast for a discussion of the paper and the things we have learned since the original DSI podcast. For all of the notes, links to the article and to be able to comment; click over to: EMCrit.org/DSI For Mike Stone's Free DVT book... Practical Ultrasound: DVT   … [Read more...]