This month Mike McCurdy rejoins the podcast to discuss the ATHOS-3 trial. Mike was one of the co-authors on this impressive publication and gives us insight into the study and its results. Very thought provoking!
Rory Spiegel and Ken Butler join the podcast to discuss critical issues in intubating and ventilating the obese patient. What physiologic changes do you NEED to know? What is appropriate dose of RSI meds in the obese patient? What are the initial ventilator settings? These experts answer these questions and so many more!
New guidelines have just been published on the care of family members of critically ill patients! So many family members of critically ill patients have significant problems, including PTSD and depression, in the months following the ICU stay of their loved one. Peter, Rob, Mike, and John review select recommendations of these new guidelines. Incredibly important content this month!
Bryan Hayes is back! In this podcast, we discuss pitfalls in the use of benzodiazpines along with current evidence on adjunctive treatments including propofol, barbiturates, dexmedetomidine, antiepileptics, and ketamine. Bryan brings us all up to date with this discussion!