Episode 18: Tips and Tricks for Line Placement

In this episode I go over some tips and tricks for maximizing your success with peripheral IVs, arterial lines, central venous catheters and pulmonary artery catheters (Swan Ganz catheters).

The New England Journal videos that I recommend you take a look at for detailed reviews of each of these are here:

And this is a great article from Ausmed on assessing and caring for peripheral IVs: Click Here

 

Episode 17: Awake intubation

In this episode I discuss awake intubation.  I discuss the indications, techniques, nerve blocks, sedation and different methods of performing awake intubation.

Slides to go along with the podcast are here: awake intubation slides

The youtube video of the MGH anesthesiologist intubating himself is here: self-intubation