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Episode 269: New Frontiers in Preop Assessment and Optimization with Dr. Jeanna Blitz

Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Episode 269: New Frontiers in Preop Assessment and Optimization with Dr. Jeanna Blitz
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In this 269th episode I welcome Dr. Jeanna Blitz to the show to discuss the newest, most evidence based approach to preoperative assessment and optimization of patients. We discuss the use of biomarkers, alternatives to RCRI and using METS alone and assessment and optimization of frailty, nutritional status, anemia, psychological status and functional status.

CME: Link

Dr. Blitz is on Twitter (X) @Jeanna_BlitzMD

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Episode 268: The State of Fellowships In Anesthesiology

Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Episode 268: The State of Fellowships In Anesthesiology
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In this 268th episode I welcome Drs. Carullo, Kostibas, Isaac, Banks and Segna to the show. They are our peds, cardiac, OB, critical care and regional fellowship directors and we discuss the state of fellowships in anesthesiology.

CME: Link

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Episode 267: The Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF) with Alli Bechtel

Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Episode 267: The Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF) with Alli Bechtel
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In this 267th episode I welcome Dr. Alli Bechtel to the show to discuss the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation where she works as their podcast host. We discuss the APSF top 10 priorities, what they include and what guidance clinicians can get from them.

CME: Link

Dr. Bechtel is on Twitter @ABechtelMD, her email is podcast@apsf.org

APSF contact info:

Subscribe to our YouTube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/@AnesthesiaPatientSafety 

Be sure to check out the APSF website at https://www.apsf.org/

Make sure that you subscribe to our newsletter at https://www.apsf.org/subscribe/

Follow us on Twitter @APSForg

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Episode 266: Live from ASA 2023! Post-op Delirium and Patient Monitoring with Drs. Culley and Eichorn

Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Episode 266: Live from ASA 2023! Post-op Delirium and Patient Monitoring with Drs. Culley and Eichorn
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This special 266th episode was recorded before a live audience at the Anesthesiology 2023 Annual Meeting in San Francisco. I interviewed Dr. Deb Culley about post-op delirium and Dr. John Eichorn about the history and future of patient monitoring.

CME: Link

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Episode 265: Keywords Part 24: Nitroprusside and Nitroglycerin, hemoglobinopathies part 2

Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Episode 265: Keywords Part 24: Nitroprusside and Nitroglycerin, hemoglobinopathies part 2
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In this 265th episode I welcome Dr. Gillian Isaac back to the show to do another ABA Keyword episode. We follow up on the last one by discussing Nitroprusside, Nitroyglycerin and their effect on hemoglobin.

CME: Link

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References:

www.anesthesiahub.com

Barash, P. Clinical Anesthesia 8th edition. Walters Kluwer.

Episode 264: TAAA Repair with Dr. Mimi Wynn

Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Episode 264: TAAA Repair with Dr. Mimi Wynn
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In this 264th episode I welcome Dr. Mimi Wynn to the show to discuss anesthesia for TAAA repair. We discuss preoperative concerns, intraoperative management, postoperative concerns especially spinal cord ischemia, and how to reduce the risk of that dreaded complication.

CME: Link

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Episode 263: Radiation Safety with Dr. Mahesh

Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Episode 263: Radiation Safety with Dr. Mahesh
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In this 263rd episode I welcome Dr. Mahesh to the show to discuss radiation safety for anesthesia providers in the OR and procedure suites.

CME: Link

Dr. Mahesh is on Twitter @mmahesh1

Dr. Mahesh’s website has some videos on radiation here.

Additional References:

https://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/info/safety-xray

https://pubs.rsna.org/doi/abs/10.1148/radiographics.21.4.g01jl271033 

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Episode 262: Perioperative Methadone with Evan Kharasch

Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Episode 262: Perioperative Methadone with Evan Kharasch
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In this 262nd episode I welcome Dr. Evan Kharash to the show to discuss the use of methadone perioperatively instead of more commonly used opioids such as fentanyl and dilaudid. We discuss the safety of methadone, how it works, and the evidence for superiority in terms of pain control, total opioid use, and patient satisfaction.

CME: Link

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Episode 261: Aviation Safety Applied to Medicine with Matt Renz

Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Episode 261: Aviation Safety Applied to Medicine with Matt Renz
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In this 261st episode I welcome professional commercial pilot and safety expert Matt Renz to the show to discuss aviation safety and how it can apply to medicine.

CME: Link

Matt can be reached via his website: Renzsafetyconsulting.com 

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Episode 260: Malignant Hyperthermia with Dr. Berman

Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Episode 260: Malignant Hyperthermia with Dr. Berman
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In this 260th episode I welcome Dr. Dave Berman back to the show to discuss malignant hyperthermia. Dr. Berman is a volunteer with the MH hotline and he discussed the history, epidemiology, genetics, testing, prevention and management of MH and then we discuss some cases.

CME: Link

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