The week started off with a discussion on research and ways to get involved during residency. We then got a primer on early pregnancy ultrasound and ectopic pregnancy from Dr. Stolz. Our yearly directives series covered personal finance/loans as well as the job search and contract negotiation. Dr. Stettler then gave us some pearls on how to manage the agitated patient. This was followed by Dr. Plash who discussed the removal of GI foreign bodies. We then ended with a visiting lecturer, Michigan Program Director Dr. Laura Hopson, who covered bedside teaching tips and tricks.Read More
Air Care Ground Rounds
Dr. Hinckley - Air Medical Resource Management
Familiarity and complacency can lead to mistakes. Stay uncomfortable. A policy for preflight walk-a-rounds will be released shortly.
E-poc blood gas analyzer is now on AirCare. Think about using it for all patients, but particularly those who are intubated or may be in a state of shock.
Dr. Powell - Minnesota Tube is coming to AirCare
Everything you need will be in the Critical Care bag. You can bring all the gear with you into the hospital without having to gather supplies there. No football helmet required.Read More