This week's Grand Rounds opened with Dr. Ludmer giving Morbidity and Mortality conference. Sports Medicine Dr. Betz then took on the common chief complaint of ankle pain, and described the evidence-based management and common ankle sprain mimics. Dr. Shaw discussed basics on tracheostomies and Dr. Renne closed out Grand Rounds with his approach to the judicious use of IV fluids in septic shock.Read More
Troubles with tracheostomy tubes can be some of the most anxiety provoking complaints we see in the Emergency Department. Airway master and Dr. IC Cordes himself, Dr. Steven Carleton, MD PhD joined me on the podcast to help demystify 2 common tracheostomy related complaints - the bleeding trach site and the displaced tracheostomy tube.Read More
Dr. Carleton started things off with a review of oral fiberoptic intubation and a step by step guide to trach recanalization. Next we headed off to EM-Neuro combined conference where Dr. Neel discussed headaches that kill, headaches that maim and headaches that annoy. Dr. Thompson walked us through a case of vertebral artery dissection and Dr. Liebman kicked off our wellness curriculum. Dr. Roche finished things up with a discussion the nuances of toxicology in the community.Read More
Welcome to the Fourth Case in our Air Care and Mobile Care Flight Orientation Curriculum for 2016!
It is a beautiful sunny Memorial Day and you arrive early for your C-pod shift, energized by the knowledge that you will be getting out early with time to enjoy the day. Your patients are an enjoyable mix of pathology and acuity and everyone is quite polite and gracious. The tones drop just before it is time to hand over the radio to the dedicated flight doc and you can’t but marvel at your good fortune. You grab the blood and head up to the helipad for your flight...Read More
morbidity and mortality conference with Dr. Denney
Dealing with tracheostomies and their associated tubes can be daunting. Keeping a few things in mind can make life much easier. Have a basic familiarity with the components of the trach and have a few questions in mind to ask...Read More