ICU Rounds
also available for free download on iTunes. (
Following the recent crash of the US Airways in the Hudson River, it is an appropriate time to discuss the clinical manifestations and treatment of hypothermia.
Direct download: cold.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:48pm EDT

Peak inspiratory pressure (PIP) the center of a great deal of discussion of ventilator management.   Knowing the factors that increase or decrease PIP are important to those managing critically ill patient.  This podcast is steeped in physiology and perhaps more difficult than my typical podcasts.  PIP=  [Tv/ (Compliance Lung & Thorax)] + (Resistance of airway + flow )
Direct download: POD_PIP.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Hyperkalemia is a very common and potentially dangerous electrolyte disorder that commonly occurs in ICU patients.
Direct download: hyperK.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:30pm EDT