In this episode, episode 59, I welcome international pulmonary hypertension expert Dr. Jochen Steppan to the show to discuss pulmonary hypertension and how to manage the preoperative care of patients with this disease.
In this episode, episode 58, I welcome our two OB Anesthesia fellows to the show, Dr. Dave Berman and Dr. Anh Nguyen. We discuss the medications used for neuraxial anesthesia including local anesthetics, opioids, and adjuncts such as epinephrine, clonidine and more.
References can be found here: Neuraxial references
In this episode, episode 57, I welcome back Rachel Kruer, our amazing SICU pharmacist and we complete our two part series on bugs and drugs in the ICU. We discuss different infections that are commonly seen in ICUs and how to treat them.
In this episode, episode 56, I welcome Rachel Kruer to the show. Rachel is one of our amazing ICU pharmacists and we discuss common bacteria and the drugs we use to treat them. This is part 1 of a 2 part series that I’ll be doing with Rachel on this topic.
In this episode, episode 55, I welcome back frequent guest of the show Dr. Mike Hofkamp to pick up where I left off last time with Dr. Jacqueline Galvan as we discuss problems that can occur with pregnancy at term (part 2) including complications of labor and delivery.
In this episode, episode 54, I welcome back Dr. Jacqueline Galvan and we discuss complications and physiology of term pregnancy. This is part 1 of a 2 part series.
In this episode, episode 53, I welcome back Dr. Mike Hofkamp to discuss analgesia for cesarean delivery. We discuss indications for C-section, urgent and emergent sections, anesthetic techniques and associated complications, how to approach the difficult airway in a pregnant patient, and aspiration prophylaxis.
References to the articles discussed are here: References
In this episode, episode 52, I welcome Dr. Todd Dorman to the show. Dr. Dorman is a professor of anesthesiology here at Johns Hopkins, is the Vice Chair for Critical Care, and is the immediate past president of the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM). Dr. Dorman and I discuss diastolic heart failure or heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFPEF), how it differs from systolic heart failure or heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFREF), how it presents, and how to manage it perioperatively.
In this episode, episode 51, I welcome back Dr. Jacqueline Galvan to discuss labor analgesia. We cover opioids including remifentanil, nitrous oxide, neuraxial anesthesia and other nerve blocks.
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- Varposhti MR et al. Comparison of remifentanil: Entonox with Entonox alone in labor analgesia. Adv Biomed Res. 2013 Nov 30;2:87
In this episode, episode 50, I welcome back Dr. Mike Hofkamp, and, for the first time, I welcome Dr. Jacqueline Galvan to the show. Drs. Hofkamp and Galvan go head to head in a debate over which is a better, more evidence-based technique, the traditional epidural or the CSE (combined spinal epidural).
All of the articles that were referenced can be found here: References