Episode 69: Intro to Trauma with Bob Sikorski

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

TEG diagram: 

 

Episode 67: High Value Care with Pam Johnson

In this episode, episode 67, I welcome Dr. Pam Johnson to the show.  Dr. Johnson is a radiologist here at Hopkins who has taken an interest in high value care initiatives.  She and I discuss what this means and how people can get involved in reducing unnecessary testing and improving the quality of the care we deliver to patients.

Outline by Brian Park: Outline

References:

High value care in the SICU: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022480416000627?via%3Dihub

Reducing unnecessary blood transfusions: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/fullarticle/2663855

Choosing Wisely website: http://www.choosingwisely.org/

High Value Care Conference call for abstracts: Call for abstracts

Episode 66: Neuromuscular Blockers

In this episode, episode 66, I go through an overview of neuromuscular blockers including how they work, how to use them, and what their adverse effects are.  Happy New Year!

Outline by Brian Park: NMB Outline

References:

Miller’s Anesthesia 7th edition: Chapter 29: Pharmacology of Muscle Relaxants and Their Antagonists. Naguib M and Lien C.

Rocuronium vs succinylcholine for rapid sequence induction intubation. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26512948

Neuromuscular blockade: what was, is and will be: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25622380

Reversal of neuromuscular block: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19468024

 

Episode 65: Time Management

In this episode, episode 65 and the last of 2017, I give my tips and tricks for being as efficient as possible with your time management so that you can maximize your success with your work and your life in general.  Have a wonderful holiday and start to the new year!

Outline by Brian Park: Outline

Episode 64: Problems during pregnancy with Jacqueline Galvan part 2

In this episode, episode 64, I welcome back Dr. Jacqueline Galvan to finish our discussion of programs during pregnancy and delivery.  We discuss hematologic, neurologic, respiratory, renal and infectious disease issues and how they affect pregnancy, delivery, and anesthetic management.

Slides with references and notes: Problems during pregnancy part 2

Episode 62: Problems during pregnancy with Jacqueline Galvan part 1

In this episode, episode 62, I discuss problems that can occur during pregnancy with Dr. Jacqueline Galvan.  We discuss a wide range of high yield topics from gestational diabetes to molar pregnancies to maternal heart disease.

References are here: References

Episode 61: The Opioid Crisis with Shravani Durbhakula

In this episode, episode 61, I welcome Dr. Shravani Durbhakula, one of our chronic pain doctors, to the show.  We discuss the opioid crisis in American from the perspective of a chronic pain physician including what it is, how it came about, how it impacts our patients, and what we can do about it.

References are here: References

Outline by Brian Park: Episode Outline

Episode 60: Surgical Antibiotic Prophylaxis with Andrew Jarrell

In this episode, episode 60, I welcome Andrew Jarrell, one of our amazing surgical ICU pharmacists to the show.  We discuss antibiotic prophylaxis for surgery including what to use, how to time it, how long to continue it, and what the evidence says about things like indwelling drains.

A fantastically helpful outline of the episode put together by Brian Park is here: Outline