Episode 95: Anesthesiology News with James Prudden

In this episode, episode 95, I interview James Prudden, editorial director at Anesthesiology News, on the floor of the ASA conference in San Francisco.  We discuss the coverage of the field of anesthesiology, how providers can contribute, and how to get your work considered for coverage.

James can be reached at Jprudden@mcmahonmed.com

Episode 94: Organ Donation with Clint Burns

In this episode, episode 94, I welcome Clint Burns to the show.  Clint received a liver transplant in 1994, then went on to go to nursing school, have 4 children, be an ICU nurse, and he now runs the organ and tissue donation program here at Johns Hopkins.  We discuss his story, the process of organ donation, and how providers can help make this process a gift for both donor and recipient.

Episode 93: CABG with Tom Metkus

In the episode, episode 93, I welcome Dr. Tom Metkus back to the show to discuss perioperative considerations for CABG surgery.

References:

Syntax Trial: https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa0804626

STICH Trial: https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1100356

ROOBY Trial: https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa0902905

CORONARY Trial: https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1200388

PREVENT IV Trial: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16287955

ART Trial: https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1610021

Episode 92: Early Mobility in the PICU with Sapna Kudchadkar

In this episode, episode 92, I welcome Dr. Sapna Kudchadkar to the show to discuss her PICU Up program for early mobility in the PICU.  We discuss the benefits of early mobility in general and specifically with pediatric patients, how she started her program, and what has led it to be so successful.

Dr. Kudchadkar can be reached on Twitter at @SapnaKMD and the PICU Up program is at @PICU_Up.

References: Early Mobility References

Episode 91: Perioperative evaluation for non-cardiac surgery with Tom Metkus

In this episode, episode 91, I welcome Dr. Tom Metkus back to the show to discuss how we risk-stratify patients for non-cardiac surgery.

References:

https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/CIR.0000000000000104

http://www.onlinejacc.org/content/64/22/e77

https://www.escardio.org/Guidelines/Clinical-Practice-Guidelines/ESC-ESA-Guidelines-on-non-cardiac-surgery-cardiovascular-assessment-and-managemhttp://

www.onlinejacc.org/content/accj/69/14/1861.full.pdf

Episode 90: OSA

In this episode, episode 90, I discuss best practices for preoperative management of adults with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA).

References:

Gross JB et al. Practice Guidelines for the Perioperative Managementof Patients with OSA. Aneshtesiology 2014: 120(2): 1-19

Chung F, et al. STOP-Bang Questionnaire: A practical Approach to Screen for Obstructive Sleep Apnea. 2016: Chest; 149(3):631-638.

Corso R, et al. Perioperative management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea: a systematic review. Minerva Anestesiologica 2018;84(1):81-93.

Episode 89: Veterinary Anesthesia with Bonnie Gatson

In this episode, episode 89, I welcome Dr. Bonnie Gatson to the show.  She is a veterinary anesthesiologist and we discuss her training, the differences and similarities between human and animal anesthesia, and the benefits of working together.

Episode 88: ERAS for Cardiac Surgery with Mike Grant

In this episode, episode 88, I welcome Dr. Mike Grant to the show to discuss Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocols for cardiac surgery.

References:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Enhanced+recovery+after+surgery+pathway+for+patients+undergoing+cardiac+surgery%3A+a+randomized+clinical+trial

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Enhanced+Recovery+for+Cardiac+Surgery+Noss

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27321791

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=27832832

Episode 87: Aortic Dissection with Tom Metkus

In this episode, episode 87, I welcome Dr. Tom Metkus to the show.  Dr. Metkus is a cardiologist and intensivist and we discuss the etiology, presentation, management and outcomes of acute aortic dissections.

Outline by Brian Park: Aortic Dissection Outline