Podcast 155 – Status Epilepticus with Tom Bleck


Today I get to talk Status Epilepticus with Tom Bleck. Tom Bleck is a neurointensivist from Rush Medical College in Chicago, where he is a professor of neurological sciences, neurosurgery, medicine, and anesthesiology. Dr. Bleck is board certified in internal medicine, with subspecialty certification in critical care medicine; neurology, with subspecialty certification in … [Read more...]

Podcast 154 – Preemptive Sepsis Panel SmaccBack


Consider Joining the RLA if you want to commit to Resuscitation Resuscitation Leadership Academy Does SIRS Suck? Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome Criteria in Defining Severe Sepsis (DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1415236) We are Complicit Please read my post, We are Complicit, to understand why this Table 2 from SSC will make life miserable for all ED … [Read more...]

Podcast 153 – In Memory – John Hinds, On How He Ran His Unit


John was one of the most wonderful people I knew in medicine. He was kind. He was an amazing doc; strong and confident in what he believed was right, but the consistent trait noticed by all who met him in the FOAM world was his rare humility. John was just lovely, with an acerbic wit that kept me in tears whenever I was around him. He was trying to better the trauma care of … [Read more...]