Category Archives: Physiology

Episode 45: Postop Delirium with Charlie Brown

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Episode 45: Postop Delirium with Charlie Brown
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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.

CME: https://earnc.me/Ckgf63

Episode 43: Maternal Physiology with Mike Hofkamp

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Episode 43: Maternal Physiology with Mike Hofkamp
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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.

CME: https://earnc.me/8Blmqr

Outline by April Liu: Episode 43

Episode 39: Liver Transplant with Dr. Steve Frank

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Episode 39: Liver Transplant with Dr. Steve Frank
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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.

CME: https://earnc.me/8CONhS

Episode 36: Pediatric respiratory anatomy and physiology with Dr. Schwengel

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Episode 36: Pediatric respiratory anatomy and physiology with Dr. Schwengel
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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.

CME: https://earnc.me/BfBc4g

Outline by April Liu: Outline

Episode 22: Postop Visual Loss with Dr. Joe Hughes

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Episode 22: Postop Visual Loss with Dr. Joe Hughes
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In this episode I interview Dr. Joseph Hughes, one of our neuro anesthesiologists, about the history, etiology, pathophysiology and prevention of postoperative visual loss.

CME: https://cmefy.com/moment?id=kBhJW6F

We refer to a thromboelastogram which looks like this.  It is the fibrinolysis portion that can be prevented with tranexamic acid (TXA):

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High Yield Outline by Brian Park can be found here: Outline

Episode 20: pH Stat and Alpha Stat

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Episode 20: pH Stat and Alpha Stat
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In this episode I review two methods for managing arterial blood gasses in hypothermic patients, usually during cardiac surgery–pH Stat and Alpha Stat.

CME: https://cmefy.com/moment?id=Ckj_tW4

Check out this fantastic episode recap put together by Brian Park from Drexel Medical School: Show recap

Episode 11: Hyperoxia

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Episode 11: Hyperoxia
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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.

CME: https://cmefy.com/moment?id=t4l2-JC

Slides to accompany the episode can be found here: hyperoxia slides

Episode 8: Management of Respiratory Diseases Part 2

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Episode 8: Management of Respiratory Diseases Part 2
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This is the second and final episode dealing with the management of respiratory diseases.  In the first episode I covered the initial evaluation and preop preparation.  In this episode I cover intraoperative management, post-operative management, special issues related to one lung ventilation and special issues related to total pneumonectomy.

CME: https://cmefy.com/moment?id=25jRxL5

Slides to go along with the episode can be downloaded here: Management of Respiratory Diseases part 2 slides

Episode 7: Management of the patient with respiratory disease part 1

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Episode 7: Management of the patient with respiratory disease part 1
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This is the first of a two part series of episodes on the management of patients with respiratory disease.  In this, part 1, I cover the preoperative evaluation, history and physical exam, and the preoperative planning and optimization of the patient.  This includes the key board topics of smoking cessation and cardiac risk assessment.

CME: https://cmefy.com/moment?id=nH8vxYC

Here are the slides that go along with this episode: Management of Respiratory Diseases slides part 1

Episode 5: Restrictive Lung Disease

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Episode 5: Restrictive Lung Disease
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In this episode I review restrictive lung disease.  This is meant to be a companion episode to Episode 4 which covered obstructive lung disease.

CME: https://cmefy.com/moment?id=39_hgzN

I cover the following topics:

-Definition and diagnosis of restrictive lung disease

-Spirometry

-Extra-pulmonary causes (neurologic, musculoskeletal, pleural/mediastinal)

-Parenchymal causes

-Infant RDS

-ARDS

-Pulmonary Fibrosis

The accompanying slides can be downloaded here: Restrictive Lung Disease slides

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