Colloids: Details and Myths
This episode provide some basic description of colloids as will as some myths.
By Jeffrey S. Guy, MD, FACS
also available for free download on iTunes. (http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/icu-rounds/id254707344)
EARLY use of Tranexamic Acid may improve survival from bleeding in trauma
In this episode we talk about the results of the CRASH-2 trial published in Lancet. This trial showed that the EARLY use of Tranexamic acid may improve survivial, but delayed use may be associated with an increased mortality.
Therapeutic Hypothermia After Cardiac Arrest
Therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest is part of ACLS and is used by several EMS agencies around the US. Despite good data and improved patient outcomes, many providers fail to used this modality. This podcast will focus on a presentation ...
Peak Inspiratory Pressure: Physiological Determinants
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 ...
Traumatic Rhabdomyolyisis / Crush Syndrome
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.)