ICU Rounds (podcasts)
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This episode provide some basic description of colloids as will as some myths.  

Direct download: POD_ICR_Colloid.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:14pm EDT

Random Serum Cortisol Levels are misleading

A physiological explanation why random cortisol levels are NOT helpful in evaluating adrenal function

Direct download: POD_ICR_FreeCortisol.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:15pm EDT

This episode discusses the pathophysiology, presentation, and treatment of NTSI.

Direct download: POD_ICR_NSTI.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:56pm EDT

Now these are the types of lactic acidosis that most people are not familiar.  They can be caused by medications, underlying disease, or inborn errors of metabolism.   

Direct download: POD_ICR_LactB.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Lactate Acidosis - Type A

This podcast is a description of how lactate is produced and metabolized.  I will discuss the role of lactate in the diagnosis and management of shock.  This podcast will focus on Type A lactic acidosis.

Direct download: POD_ICR_lactate.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:09pm EDT

A brief description on what to consider when confronted with a patient with an air leak from the ET tube or a patient that self-extubates.

Direct download: POD_ICR_ETTube.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

A description of the risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment of PE.

Direct download: POD_ICR_PE.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:38pm EDT

Smoke Inhalation injuries can be deadly.  This episode explains why smoke can be so deadly, and how to care for those patients with suspected smoke inhalation injuries.

Direct download: POD_ICR_Smoke11.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:49pm EDT

Propofol Related Infusion Syndrome is a potentially fatal complication of propofol.  If you use this common ICU drug you need this information.

Direct download: POD_ICR_PropInfusionSynd.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:37pm EDT

Severe Acute Pancreatitis: Part 2 ICU Considerations

A brief discussion of the considerations of ICU care of the patient with severe pancreatitis, fluid resuscitation, respiratory, renal, and nutrition.

Direct download: POD_ICR_Panc2.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:00pm EDT