Category Archives: Critical Care

Episode 237: Health Care Provider Burnout with Dr. Bryan Sexton

Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Episode 237: Health Care Provider Burnout with Dr. Bryan Sexton
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In this 237th episode I welcome Dr. Bryan Sexton to the show to discuss his work with characterizing, researching and trying to address healthcare provider burnout. We discuss what burnout is and how it differs from moral injury, how to prevent it, treat it, and what a better system might look like.

CME: Link

Random Recs: Bridgerton

References:

Bryan’s website where you can find all the tools we discussed: https://hsq.dukehealth.org/tools/

The Science of Healthcare Worker Burnout: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34459858/

Well-being essentials series: Oct 10-13 Bit.ly/wellbduke

Episode 236: Gun Violence Prevention with Dr. Katherine Hoops

Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Episode 236: Gun Violence Prevention with Dr. Katherine Hoops
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In this 236th episode I welcome Dr. Katherine Hoops to the show to discuss her work with gun violence prevention. We discuss the horrific statistics around gun violence during the COVID pandemic, what can be done to try to prevent it, and what providers can do to help.

CME: Link

Random Recs:

We The People: Link

Stranger Things: Link

Episode 231: Total Artificial Heart with Mike Essandoh

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Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Episode 231: Total Artificial Heart with Mike Essandoh
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In this 231st episode I welcome Dr. Mike Essandoh back to the show to discuss the Total Artificial Heart. We discuss what it is, how it works, how it is put in, who is a good candidate, and how to manage people with TAHs from an anesthetic perspective when they come in for non-cardiac surgery.

CME: Link

Random Recs:

Top Gun: Maverick: Link

This is Us: Link

References:

  1. Yaung J, Arabia FA, Nurok M. Perioperative care of the patient with the total artificial heart. Anesthesia & Analgesia. 2017;124(5):1412-1422.
  2. Copeland J, Langford S, Giampietro J, Arancio J, Arabia F. Total Artificial Heart Update. Surgical Technology International. 2021;39.
  3. Rangwala Z, Banks DA, Copeland JG. Pro: the total artificial heart: is it an appropriate replacement for existing biventricular assist devices? Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia. 2014;28(3):836-839
  4. Mizuguchi KA, Padera Jr RF, Kowalczyk A, Doran MN, Couper GS, Fox AA. Transesophageal echocardiography imaging of the total artificial heart. Anesthesia & Analgesia. 2013;117(4):780-784

Episode 230: AI in Healthcare with Greg Booth

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Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Episode 230: AI in Healthcare with Greg Booth
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In this 230th episode I welcome Dr. Greg Booth to the show to discuss how artificial intelligence can be used in healthcare, how it works, what the benefits are, and what the potential downsides are that we need to be aware of.

CME: Link

Dr. Booth is on twitter @GregBoothMD

Random Recs:

Netflix The Last Dance: Link

Netflix Maid: Link

References:

Trustworthy AI book: https://trustworthyaibook.com/

– Machine learning to predict fascial dehiscence after exploratory laparotomy https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34455314/

– Natural language processing and it’s use in orthopedic research https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34755276/

– Machine learning to predict likelihood of prolonged opioid use after arthroscopic hip surgery https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34411683/

Episode 228: Liver Transplant Revisited with Nicole Rizkalla

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Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Episode 228: Liver Transplant Revisited with Nicole Rizkalla
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In this 228th episode I welcome Dr. Nicole Rizkalla to the show to discuss the details of liver transplant anesthesiology. We discuss patient selection and preparation, intraop and postop management, the training pathway to be a transplant anesthesiologist and what the future may hold.

CME: Link

Random Recs:

Anthony Bourdain No Reservations: Link

Wordle: Link

Quordle: Link

Nerdle: Link

Episode 227: Hyperoxia and The VIXIE Trial with Christian Meyhoff

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Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Episode 227: Hyperoxia and The VIXIE Trial with Christian Meyhoff
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In this 227th episode I welcome Dr. Christian Meyhoff to the show from Denmark where he is one of the world leaders on hyperoxia research. We discuss his recent VIXIE Trial as well as his A&A article looking at the VISION study data retrospectively. We also discuss why the data on hyperoxia is so mixed and what future studies should examine.

CME: Link

Random Recs:

Danish TV Show Borgen: Link

When We Cease to Understand The World: Link

Episode 223: The Glycocalyx with Marius Fassbinder

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Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Episode 223: The Glycocalyx with Marius Fassbinder
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In this 223rd episode I welcome Dr. Marius Fassbinder back to the show to discuss the glycocalyx. We discuss what it is, what roll it plays in fluid dynamics, and what we need to know about how it influences our fluid management.

CME: Link

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Random Recs:

ASCAR Iphone Ap: Link

A Life From Our Planet: https://attenboroughfilm.com

The Trojan Horse Affair: Link

Episode 220: Every Deep Drawn Breath with Wes Ely

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Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Episode 220: Every Deep Drawn Breath with Wes Ely
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In this 220th episode I welcome Dr. Wes Ely to the show to discuss his new book, Every Deep Drawn Breath and the personal journey as an intensivist that he took to writing it. We discuss PICS and PICS-F, early mobility, and bringing humanity to the ICU.

CME: Link

Dr. Ely is on twitter @WesElyMD

References, patient pictures and stories can all be found at: ICUDelirium.org

Random Recs:

Geripal podcast: https://geripal.org/geripal-podcast/

Walking Home From The ICU podcast: Link

A town like Alice: Link

My Own Country: Link

The New Jim Crow: https://newjimcrow.com/

Slavery By Another Name: Link

Just Mercy: https://justmercy.eji.org/

Cormoran Strike Novels: https://robert-galbraith.com/stories/

Episode 217: Social Media in Anesthesiology Education with David Convissar

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Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Episode 217: Social Media in Anesthesiology Education with David Convissar
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In this 217th episode I welcome Dr. David Convissar to the show to talk about the landscape of social media resources in anesthesiology education and the pros and cons of using those resources.

CME: https://earnc.me/piXu6N

Random Recs:

SNACC Website: Snacc.org

SNACC podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/snacc/id1578906292

The Witcher: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Witcher_(TV_series)

Episode 216: Intralipid for AFE

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Episode 216: Intralipid for AFE
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In this 216th episode I discuss case reports of using Lipid Emulsion Therapy for Amniotic Fluid Embolus. Big thanks to Dr. Adam Olson for bringing this to my attention!

CME: Reflect on how this Podcast applies to your day-to-day and earn AMA PRA Category 1 CMEs here: https://earnc.me/sCY01P

References:

Eldor J and Kotlovker V. Intralipid for Amniotic Fluid Embolism (AFE)? Open Journal of Anesthesiology, 2012, 2, 127-133 

Lynch W et al. Lipid Emulsion Rescue of Amniotic Fluid Embolism-Induced Cardiac Arrest: A Case Report. A&A Case Reports. 2017;8:64–66.

Gruzman I et al. INTRALIPID Rescue of Amniotic Fluid Embolism: from Theory to Existence.  Journal of Health Science and Development. 2019: 2:1 (1-4).