Sepsis Journal Club Roundup

Sepsis Journal Club Roundup

The management of patients with sepsis can be exceptionally complex. As with many patient’s with complex critical illnesses, often times attention to seemingly minor aspects of the patient’s management can have significant impacts on the patient’s course of illness. In this recap of our most recent journal club, we review 3 such aspects of the care of patients with sepsis. Does the type of IV fluids really make a difference? Are steroids a friend or foe in the care of these patients? And can the simple bedside assessment of capillary refill replace serial measurements of lactate?

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Grand Rounds Recap 12.5.2018

Grand Rounds Recap 12.5.2018

We had another excellent Grand Rounds this week! Dr. Carleton started us off with some thrilling airway cases in his continuing Airway Grand Rounds series. Next, we were transported to Africa for a case based discussion on Global Health with Drs Owens, Sabedra, Ventura, and Murphy-Crews. Dr. Skrobut and Chris Shaw then took us through a deep dive of the current literature on the management of upper GI bleeds. Dr. Ham then taught us about ACE-I induced angioedema through the lens of an amazing case of a patient who required a cricothyrotomy to save her life! Next up, we had Dr. Gleimer go up against Dr. Faryar in our Clincal Pathological Case series where we a classic presentation of Addison’s disease in a pediatric patient. Dr. Hunt then led us through small group discussions on the application of the HEART Score in patients presenting to the ED with chest pain. We wrapped up the day with Dr. Isaac Shaw who presented a the management of SVT in a complicated patient.

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Grand Rounds Recap 12.20.17

Grand Rounds Recap 12.20.17

The final Grand Rounds of 2017 opened with Morbidity and Mortality led by Dr. Kari Gorder. Drs. Liebman, Banning, and Owens then shared exciting Global Health cases from their travels to Tanzania and Guatemala. Dr. Grace Lagasse gave her soapbox lecture on firearm violence and the Emergency Department. Finally, our dentistry colleagues Drs. McMahon and Dagher refreshed our techniques and skills in the management of dental trauma.

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