In this 170th episode I welcome Dr. Brian Garibaldi to the show to discuss his experience taking care of 40 critically ill COVID patients and what we’ve learned. We got through by system, head to toe, and discuss strategies and approaches.
In this episode I introduce Dr. Christina Miller’s video, linked below, that goes through PPE considerations including how to safely don and doff, and suggestions for how to handle a difficult airway in COVID patients.
In this 167th episode I review the most recent changes that we’ve made to our protocols for caring for COVID patients and share a fantastic one page summary sheet that 3 of our ICU fellows put together. Huge thanks to Drs. Navarette, Herekar and Baronos for their work on this. It is available for download below. References are on the second page of the attachment.
In this 166th episode I welcome Dr. Aliaksei Pustavoitau to the show to discuss management of the hypoxemia COVID-19 patient including initial triage, escalating support, endotracheal intubation, and ventilator management.
In this 133rd episode we bring you the first episode from a new, fantastic anesthesia podcast called “Depth of Anesthesia” hosted by David Hao at MGH. in this episode they explore the evidence behind verifying mask ventilation before administering paralytic.
In this 123rd episode I welcome Andrew Merelman to the show. Andrew is a paramedic and medical student with an interest in emergent surgical airway management. We discuss the human factors involved in the procedure, when it is indicated, how to do it and how to practice.
In this 121st episode I welcome Dr. Lynette Mark to the show. Dr. Mark is the founder of our Difficulty Airway Response Team (DART) here at Hopkins and a founding director for the Society of Airway Management. We discuss the origins of the DART program and how to approach a difficult airway.
In this 115th episode I welcome Dr. Steven Freiberg back to the show to discuss management of the contaminated airway.
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In this 111th episode I welcome Dr. Zandy Hillel to the show. Dr. Hillel is an otolaryngologist here at Johns Hopkins and we discuss tracheostomies, Cricothyrotomies, laryngeal surgery and difficult airways.
In this episode, episode 96, I welcome Dr. Nick Dalesio to the show. Dr. Dalesio is the director of the pediatric difficult airway program here at Johns Hopkins. We discuss the pediatric difficult airway response team, consult service, and how to anticipate and manage difficult airways in kids, both anticipated and unanticipated.