Welcome to the origin story of PULMCRIT! In this episode, we cover how best to practically monitor the balance between oxygenation, oxygen delivery and oxygen consumption. Controversial to say the least. Come take a listen, and learn about the pulsatility index, a space we should all be watching for in the future.
May 13, 2023
We are back! Come dust off our shows spot in your favourite podcast app, and listen to why its important to hunt for SBP like it's the Red October (forgive the Sean Connery reference, I had too). We cover diagnosis (aka tap-y-tap) and treatment.
Apr 27, 2023
Annnnnnnnd We are back. Sorry, but after Andor has finally finished we have now got time to discuss the old type 1 MI, aka STEMI aka Occlusive Myocardial Infarction. Come listen for all those basics and some nuances around myocardial infarction in critically unwell patients. We talk when to DAPT, who gets full anticoagulation, hemodynamic support, and when to wake our Cardiology friends up in the night.
Dec 2, 2022
Being Dynamic is usally a great thing... but not when youre crushing the only good way out of the left ventrile. In this episode we cover dynamic obstruction of the LVOT (specifically sub-valvular): what is it? who gets it? What to do about it. We missed ya'll, so come have alisten and brush up on a rare but important phenomena in our critically ill patients.
Aug 2, 2022
In this beast of a 53 minute podcast, we tackle the approach to prognosticating neurologic function of our patients after cardiac arrest. This is hard! As Dick Cheney taught us, there are lots of known and unknown-unknowns. Read through the chapter, then come listen to all things: nuances around confounders, using structural and functional tests. How imaging can lead us astray. Is there a troponin of the brain? Josh even admits to what he'd take to the proverbial desert island.
Apr 9, 2022
In this episode, we follow up with last week's podcast and explain the drivers of hypocapnia and subsequent respiratoy alkalosis. Come listen to a primer for all things ASA, sepsis, encephalopathy or strait mountain biking - induced panic.
Mar 7, 2022
In this lean and mean episode, we cover the outrageously broad topic of respiratory acidosis. Come listen to help structure your approach to Won't Breathe, Can't Breathe, and Breathing Won't Work. If you remeber nothing else, its that hypercapnia does not always mean BIPAP
Mar 1, 2022
In this episode we cover the rare but important driver of your patients respiratory failure: Pneumocystis Jiroveci Pneumonia. Come listen to why you should always delineate HIV status, how to approach patient workup and treatment via an invasive and non invasive manner, and why heatwaves is just a sick song.
Feb 21, 2022
In this episode, we cover that terrible T... Tamponade. Sit back, and get your learn on while we go beyond Beck's triad, discussing all things pulses paradox, ultrasound assessment, pitfalls, stabilization, and Josh will even melt your mind with low pressure tamponade.
Dec 15, 2021
In this episode, we cover all things "Upper(s)." Come listen to all things critical care level cocaine, meth and bath salts. Organ dysfunction, rapid control, immersive cooling and more!
Nov 30, 2021