APEX Live Anesthesia
APEX Live Anesthesia
APEX Live
Practical anesthesia knowledge and wisdom for CRNAs by CRNAs.
19. Plan D - Cric It While It's Hot
What's your plan D during an airway crisis? In this episode of the APEX Live Anesthesia Podcast, we’ll discuss all things cricothyrotomy and give you everything you need to know if you ever need to use it in your practice.
Nov 1
26 min
18. Malignant Hyperthermia: It’s Getting Hot In Here
In this episode of the APEX Live Anesthesia Podcast, we’ll discuss one of the anesthetic crises we all learned about in anesthesia school…malignant hyperthermia. We’ll talk about how to recognize MH, and most importantly, how to manage this emergency if it ever happens to you!
Oct 1
33 min
17. Stop Bleeding! Antifibrinolytics.
In this episode of the APEX Live Anesthesia Podcast, we’ll talk about the coagulation cascade and how we can reduce perioperative bleeding with antifibrinolytic medications. Next, we’ll analyze the current evidence, discuss best practices, and drop a few knowledge bombs to ensure your practice is up-to-date.
Sep 1
22 min
16. Ketamine: The Swiss Army Knife of Anesthetic Drugs
In this episode of the APEX Live Anesthesia Podcast, we are going to dive into the world of ketamine. We’ll review the little brother to PCP, and talk about all the situations where it can be useful…it really is the swiss army knife of anesthetic meds!
Aug 1
20 min
15. Are you having trouble breathing? ARDS or COVID.
In the first part of this episode of the APEX Live Anesthesia Podcast we’ll review the pathophysiology of ARDS and discuss the multiple theories about the pathology of COVID-19. The second part is a discussion of the management similarities and differences between ARDS and COVID-19.
Jun 30
29 min
14. Dexmedetomidine
In this episode of the APEX Live Anesthesia Podcast, it’s all about dexmedetomidine. Or, simply… just dex. We’ll discuss its pharmacological properties and share clinically relevant content related to its use in clinical anesthesia.
Jun 1
22 min
13. Ask An Intelligent Question - Get a Mediocre Answer!
In this episode of the APEX Live Anesthesia Podcast, we answer several clinical questions submitted by our listeners. The topics range from using ondansetron to treat hypotension from neuraxial anesthesia to using a cephalosporin in a patient with a penicillin allergy. Buckle up… you’re not going to want to miss the mediocre madness!
May 1
26 min
12. Airway Management in the Era of COVID-19
In this episode of the APEX Live Anesthesia Podcast, we talk about intubating the patient with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 infection. We talk about how to prepare safely using personal protective equipment and discuss the current protocols clinicians are using to conduct airway management.
Apr 3
31 min
11. It's Toxic... It's LAST
In this episode of the APEX Live Anesthesia Podcast, we dive into local anesthetic systemic toxicity (LAST). We discuss what it is, how it happens, special populations that may be at higher risk, and the newest dosing protocols. If you administer any local anesthetic medications in your practice, you don't want to miss this episode!
Apr 1
27 min
10. Got Stress? BVM It!
In this episode of the APEX Live Anesthesia Podcast, we'll take a break from talking about clinical anesthesia and look at acute stress. We'll explain how the brain reacts to acute stress and then dive into why stress is both helpful and hurtful. Finally, we'll discuss simple strategies that you can start using today, which are scientifically proven to help manage acute stress. Show notes available at: https://www.apexlive.com/blog/episode-10
Mar 1
28 min
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