In this episode, episode 60, I welcome Andrew Jarrell, one of our amazing surgical ICU pharmacists to the show. We discuss antibiotic prophylaxis for surgery including what to use, how to time it, how long to continue it, and what the evidence says about things like indwelling drains.
A fantastically helpful outline of the episode put together by Brian Park is here: Outline
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.
Outline by Brian Park: Outline
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.
Dave’s email is firstname.lastname@example.org and Anh’s is email@example.com.
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.