In this 182nd episode I welcome the president of the ASA medical student component, Stacia Griebahn, and the president-elect, Abigail Schirmer to the show to discuss what medical students applying in anesthesiology are concerned about this year and the responses that PDs have to those concerns.
In this 181st episode I welcome Dr. Dave Berman back to the show to discuss what the evidence tells us about how to effectively teach in the perioperative arena.
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CORRECTION: At 28:58 I state that hyperventilation increases the seizure threshold. This is incorrect, it DECREASES the seizure threshold.
Reference: Barash Clinical Anesthesia 8th edition: Chapter on Local Anesthetics Outline by Brian Park, MD
Local anesthetics block nerve conduction by? a. Closing calcium channels b. Decreasing intracellular sodium concentration c. Decreasing K conductance d. Causing extrusion of intracellular K e. Inhibiting cellular influx of sodium
In this 179th episode I welcome Kali Dayton, an ICU NP, to the show to discuss a major area of interest for her, getting intubated patients up and walking. Kali has a podcast dedicated to the topic called Walking Home from the ICU where she interviews patients about their experiences.
In this 177th episode I discuss a survey of Anesthesiology program directors where I asked them both what makes a great resident great and what red flags make them worry about a resident. I go through the responses and lay out key points about how to earn the reputation of being a star resident.
A listener recommended the book Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willinck and Lief Babbin about what makes Navy Seal teams successful. There are lots of parallels with what I discussed on this episode.
In this 176th episode I welcome Dr. Gillian Isaac back to the show to discuss another 2 ABA key words. This time we discuss Barbiturates and Bier Blocks. I also take a moment up front to share some thoughts on the horrible tragedy of George Floyd’s death at the hands of the police and the importance of acknowledging white privilege and fighting for the fact that Black Lives Matter.
Reference: Clinical Anesthesia. Publication Year: 2017. Edition: 8th Ed. Authors/Editor: Barash, Paul G.; Cullen, Bruce F.; Stoelting, Robert K.; Cahalan, Michael K.; et al. Outline by Brian Park, MD
Awakening after a single dose of thiopental is caused by redistribution from the brain primarily to which of the following sites? (A) Fat (B) Heart (C) Liver (D) Lung
In this 175th episode I welcome Justin Harvey back to the show to discuss the financial implications of COVID-19 for medical students, residents, fellows and attending physicians. Justin is a fee-only financial advisor and CFP (Certified Financial Planner).
In this episode I welcome Sanjay Vakil, Jackie Boehme and Alex Stone to the show. Jackie and Alex are two of the co-founders of MasksOn.org and Sanjay is the Executive Director. We discuss the story of their company that provides free masks to healthcare workers and how people can go about innovating to help others dealing with COVID-19.
Their website to get masks and/or donate: MasksOn.org
A map of where they’ve sent masks so far:
The Sculptor: https://www.amazon.com/Sculptor-Scott-McCloud/dp/1596435739
Avatar the last air bender: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avatar:_The_Last_Airbender