Grand Rounds Recap 6.19.19

Grand Rounds Recap 6.19.19

This week we had our annual Disaster Day. We started with the legendary Dr. Otten giving us a rundown on disaster preparation and planning. Dr. Calhoun then led us through our disaster activation protocols at UCMC. We then used these principles in a complex mass casualty even simulation. The day ended with an analysis of how these protocols worked in real life during the Fifth Third Shooting.

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Air Care Series: Not Just Little Adults, Neonatal Resus

Air Care Series: Not Just Little Adults, Neonatal Resus

While often alarming, neonatal resuscitation is critical in the care of a neonate. In the critical care transport environment preparations is crucial in optimizing resuscitation success. In this edition of Air Care Series, Dr. Irankunda walks us through neonatal resuscitation in the transport environment.

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Grand Rounds Recap 6.12.2019

Grand Rounds Recap 6.12.2019

This week we had a wide array of topics covered in Grand Rounds. Dr. Continenza started our morning off discussing coping strategies for difficult pediatric patient encounters. Next, Dr. Gauger took us through the toxicology and treatment of calcium channel blocker overdose. Dr. Bernardoni had a fantastic capstone combing a number of high yield visual diagnosis. Lastly, Dr. Wilen took us through a pediatric simulation of undifferentiated pediatric jaundice. Enjoy!

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Grand Rounds Recap 6.05.19

Grand Rounds Recap 6.05.19

We hope you enjoy this week’s Grand Rounds Recap from 6.05.2019. We started the day with a talk on how to master the extraglottic device during Airway Grand Rounds with Dr. Carleton. Next, Dr. Liebman talked about error reduction in Airway Management with the use of checklists. Dr. Shaw then presented a fascinating case of Guillain-Barre Syndrome. Dr. Walsh shared some pearls as to how to utilize the Sgarbossa Criteria. Lastly, we were honored to have Dr. Dunlop talk to us about trauma in the developing world during Global Health Grand Rounds.

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Show Love to Strangers

Show Love to Strangers

To provide a fuller education, our curriculum should occasionally bend from the scientific and technical and include matters of the heart.  This is a case from the early 1990s, a time in this fair land when ultrasound was not part of emergency practice, when RSI was still a relatively fresh concept, when the treatment of shock was non-systematic, and when consultation was a matter of pleading on the telephone. 

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Grand Rounds Recap 5.22.19

Grand Rounds Recap 5.22.19

This week we welcomed Dr. Thurman, a UC alumnus, back to Cincinnati for a fantastic quick hit visual diagnosis lecture. This was followed by a review of the literature on pneumonia by Drs. Modi and Mand. Dr. Wolochatiuk reviewed chemical and electrical burns, and Dr. Lane and Lang reviewed the diagnosis and management of proctitis in their CPC. Dr. Humphries presented some fantastic cases of zebra diagnoses in the ED. Lastly, Dr. Soria concluded with her inquisitive thoughts from over the years.

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Air Care Series: Man Meets Machine

Air Care Series: Man Meets Machine

In this edition of the Air Care series we take a look at the LVAD via post and podcast, introducing you to the meeting of man and machine. Adam Gottula, MD interviews Liz Powell, MD and Paige Barger, NP covering the spectrum of LVAD basics from common functions to life threatening complications.

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Surrounded by Mysteries We Cannot Hope to Understand

Surrounded by Mysteries We Cannot Hope to Understand

I.C. Cordes submissions arise spontaneously whenever I have something on my mind.  Usually they are concrete lessons in airway management, but recently I have done a lot of airway training and that tank is a little dry.  Hence, this is another foray into metaphysics as I stumble toward the twilight and navigate Erikson’s 8th stage of psychosocial development.

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Ultrasound Case of the Month: An Unexpected Mole

Ultrasound Case of the Month: An Unexpected Mole

Part of the power of bedside ultrasound is the ability to make a diagnosis within seconds of image acquisition. Join Dr. Golden as he takes us through a fascinating case of early pregnancy guided by POCUS in the emergency department and the unexpected finding that, while rare, can dramatically alter the patient’s ED course.

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