Monthly Archives: April 2012

EMRAP: Post Cardiac Arrest Syndrome- Amal Mattu

By Michael Guthrie MD EMRAP  April 2012 Cardiology Corner-Post Cardiac Arrest Syndrome What to do when you get that arrest patient back?? That is after the high fiving ends..Amal and Mel share their thoughts. Contributors: Amal Mattu, MD Mel Herbert, … Continue reading

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HQMedEd: Bougie Videos

By Seth Treuger MD The Bougie: John Mcgill http://www.hqmeded.com/video/1085978 Most popular bougie is disposable, plastic, with coudé tip Will accommodate 5mm ID tube Peds will take 4mm ID 2 person procedure Max glottis view Assistant hands bougie Operator places Keep … Continue reading

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ICU Rounds – Lactic Acidosis Type B

By Raashee Kedia MD Lactic Acidosis  Part 2– Jeffery S. Guy http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/icu-rounds/id254707344 Type B lactic acidosis = elevation of LA not due to poor oxygen delivery. 3 types: – B1 – due to underlying disease – B2 – due to … Continue reading

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ICU Rounds: Lactic Acidosis Type A

By Raashee Kedia MD Lactic Acidosis – Jeffery S. Guy http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/icu-rounds/id254707344 What is lactate a real measure of? Tool to measure oxygen kinetics or oxygen delivery. Shock is when oxygen demand exceeds oxygen delivery. Glucose goes through glycolysis to become … Continue reading

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SMARTEM: Updates

By William Fleishman MD, edited by David Newman MD                                                               … Continue reading

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