In this episode, episode 30, I discuss the new American College of Cardiology Guidelines for the periprocedural management of anticoagulation for patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation. This includes whether to stop, when to stop, whether to bridge, how to bridge, and how and when to restart.
In this episode, episode 29, I welcome to the show Dr. Glenn Whitman. Dr. Whitman is a cardiac surgeon and intensivist and runs the cardiac surgical ICU here at Johns Hopkins. I interview Dr. Whitman about PA catheters. We discuss when to place them, when not to place them, how to use them and when to take them out.
In this episode I review two methods for managing arterial blood gasses in hypothermic patients, usually during cardiac surgery–pH Stat and Alpha Stat.
Check out this fantastic episode recap put together by Brian Park from Drexel Medical School: Show recap