Podcast 148 – Airway Decisions and Online Etiquette


If you haven't already, you must watch the Cricothyrotomy Wee If you want to have any idea what I am talking about... The Cric Wee Here is the comment that sparked this podcast How to Plan Your Airway Take Account of the Whole Situation, both Immediate and Delayed Issues Pick the Plan the Fails Best What is a Bad Option IMrHO? Anything through the nose … [Read more...]

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...]