EMCrit Podcast 34 – 2010 ACLS Guidelines


The brand new ACLS & BCLS guidelines were published last week. Not huge changes, but some good stuff! The free full text is available at the Circulation website. It takes hours to make your way through all of it. I boiled it down to just the facts and posted a summary on the Crashing Patient Site. ACLS 2010 Guidelines Summary In this EMCrit Podcast I discuss some of … [Read more...]

EMCrit Podcast 30 – Hemorrhagic Shock Resuscitation


This week we discuss the resuscitation of the hemorrhagic shock patient with Dr. Richard Dutton, MD. Rick was director of trauma anesthesia at the Shock Trauma Center when I trained there. He is an incredible teacher, clinician, and researcher. Here are the take home points: Induction agent choice does not matter in these patients; what matters is DOSE! Reduce dose to … [Read more...]