In this episode, episode 76, I welcome Dr. Mark Bicket to the show to discuss pain pathways. We shape this one around some great board style questions that Mark put together.
In this episode, Episode 69, I welcome Dr. Bob Sikorski, director of trauma anesthesiology at Johns Hopkins, to the show to discuss a general overview of trauma anesthesia. We discuss prehospital, ER and OR management and key things to keep in mind when caring for trauma patients.
References: Trauma references list
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.
In this episode, episode 45, I welcome Dr. Charlie Brown to the show. Dr. Brown is one of our cardiac anesthesiologists with a research interest in postop delirium. We discuss risk factors, consequences, prevention and treatment of postop delirium.
In this episode, episode 43, I welcome Dr. Mike Hofkamp to the show. Dr. Hofkamp is Director of OB Anesthesia at Baylor Scott & White Memorial Hospital and Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine. We discuss the changes to women’s physiology when they become pregnant and the implications of those changes for anesthetic management.
In this episode, episode 39, I interview Dr. Steve Frank, Professor of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine at Johns Hopkins, Medical Director of Blood Management for Johns Hopkins Health System and Chief of Adult Anesthesiology about anesthesia for liver transplants.
In this episode, episode 36, I welcome Dr. Deb Schwengel, one of our pediatric anesthesiologists and our residency program director, to the show to discuss the differences in anatomy and physiology in pediatric versus adult patients.
In this episode I interview Dr. Joseph Hughes, one of our neuro anesthesiologists, about the history, etiology, pathophysiology and prevention of postoperative visual loss.
We refer to a thromboelastogram which looks like this. It is the fibrinolysis portion that can be prevented with tranexamic acid (TXA):
High Yield Outline by Brian Park can be found here: Outline
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
In this episode I discuss hyperoxia and review the evidence in regards to the damage it can cause in patients with a wide variety of illnesses.
Slides to accompany the episode can be found here: hyperoxia slides