Series: Heavy Lies the Helmet

76: Episode 76 – Pressure to Intubate w/Jon Inkrott

How do you decide between non-invasive and invasive ventilation? If you decide on non-invasive ventilation (NIV), how do you choose between heated high flow nasal cannula (HFNC), C-pap, or Bipap? And what critical decision-making tools do you utilize…

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75: Episode 75 – Door to Balloon and in Between w/Dr. Adam Gottula & Dr. Trevor Skrobut

Managing Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) patients is a concept that many of us learn early on in our careers. Because of that, we can potentially underestimate the importance of our interventions. In this podcast episode, we are joined by Dr….

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74: Episode 74 – These Aren’t the Labs You’re Looking For

There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding the meaning of certain lab values and what a positive truly is. Are these numbers as black and white as they are perceived? In this podcast episode, we discuss sensitivity versus specificity, define some…

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73: Episode 73 – Coming in Third w/Dr. Zaf Qasim

Taking care of the High Risk OB patient is outside the comfort zone of many of us. The third trimester, specifically, presents unique challenges both pregnancy-related and otherwise. Why are normal physiologic changes related to pregnancy ABNORMAL in…

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72: Episode 72 – The Business of Medicine w/Chris Smetana

Has administration ever made a decision that you didn’t agree with and/or understand? Of course! As much as we don’t like to admit it, the medical industry is a business. For that reason, finances play a significant factor in decision-making. How do…

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71: Episode 71 – Chicken, Starfish & Cat Scans (Audio Only)

Due to the popularity of we’ve decided to extend our radiology series and focus on computerized tomography (CT) scans. Head CT scans, specifically, are often viewed by emergency and transport clinicians when patients require tertiary neurovascular…

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71: Episode 71 – Chicken, Starfish & Cat Scans

Due to the popularity of we’ve decided to extend our radiology series and focus on computerized tomography (CT) scans. Head CT scans, specifically, are often viewed by emergency and transport clinicians when patients require tertiary neurovascular…

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70: Episode 70 – A Mind Blowing Case Study (Presentation)

Some clinicians may have a tendency to neglect performing a thorough neurological exam in a comatose patient. And when that same patient requires an advanced airway, those same clinicians may not be mindful of cerebral perfusion pressure and how to…

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69: Episode 69 – Resisting Traumatic Arrest w/Dr. Amanda Humphries

Pre-hospital resuscitation of the traumatic arrest patient is controversial, to say the least. Some evidence has shown our efforts to be futile. But are the studies skewed by inappropriate management and our resistance to act? When do we intervene,…

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68: Episode 68 – X-Ray Vision (Audio Only)

Though we are not Radiologists, we constantly find ourselves needing to interpret basic chest x-rays. Whether it’s ETT placement or ARDS identification, it is important to know what you’re looking at. Join us for a visually-assisted podcast episode…

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