Episode 53: Analgesia for C-section with Mike Hofkamp

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

Episode 52: Diastolic Heart Failure with Todd Dorman

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.

References for peripheral vasopressors:

  1. Medlej K et al. Complications from Administration of Vasopressors Through Peripheral Venous Catheters: An Observational Study. JEM 2018. PMID: 29110979
  2. http://rebelem.com/peripheral-vasopressors-safe-dangerous/