ICU Rounds
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A brief discussion regarding some of the commonly used values obtained from a pulmonary artery catheter. 

Direct download: pa_stuff.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:30am EDT

Therapeutic Hypothermia following cardiac arrest has been demonstrated to improve outcomes.  Starting Jan 1, 2009 Ney York City EMS will dorect patients to those hospitals able to delivery such care. 
Direct download: cooling.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:48pm EDT

The US government last week released a report that the threat of a nuclear device used in an act of terrorism is high in the next couple of years. In this episode we discuss the some concepts of the medical care required to those exposed to radiation as well as blast injuries. I hope this is information that none of you will ever need.
Direct download: nuclear.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:28pm EDT

This episode explores what is needed to make surgery safer for the patient with cardiovascular disease. 
Direct download: cv_risk.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:06pm EDT

Tight glucose control has been widely introduced into critical care. This meta-analysis, recently published in JAMA, critically evaluates the effects of these trials in reduction of sepsis as well as mortality. The results might surprise you.
Direct download: Glucose.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

This is the second installment of this topic. In this episode we talk about the role of angioplasty and role of various medications in the treatment of the patient having an MI.
Direct download: mi2.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:06pm EDT

It is Sunday 8.31.08 and for hurricane Gustav is bearing down on the city of New Orleans.  This podcast will discuss the basic elements of disaster planning and management. (This was reposted due to some technical problems with the server.)
Direct download: MCI.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:56pm EDT

Crush syndrome is a common cause of death following earth quakes, mine and building collapses. Traumatic rhabdomyolysis may also be seen following electrical injury or severe trauma. (This is a reposting due to some previous technical problems with the server.)
Direct download: POD_Crush.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:48pm EDT

Myocardial Infaction (Part 1): This episode will discuss the diagnosis of MI, STEMI, and non-STEMI.  We then discuss the indications and types of thrombolytic agents.
Direct download: MI_prt1.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:21pm EDT

The management of pain is a key element of the care of all patients-- ICU or not.  Often providers have little understanding of the concepts and medications of pain management. This episode serves as an introduction. 
Direct download: pain.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:01pm EDT