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Hong Kim – Alcohol Withdrawal and Cyanide Toxicity

Dr. Hong Kim is an emergency medicine trained toxicologist who also trained in New York city at the famed Bellevue toxicology program.  In this week’s core content lecture, Dr. Kim reviews the causes or alcohol withdrawal as well as come of the current treatment strategies.  The second half of this talk is dedicated to reviewing…

Marc Zubrow – Telemedicine in the ICU

Marc Zubrow is the Vice-President of Telehealth and an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. As Medical Director of eCare at the University of Maryland Medical Center, he has specialized expertise in the burgeoning field of critical care telemedicine. Take a listen as Dr. Zubrow discusses the theory behind remote…

ECMOtastrophies

ECLS gone wrong… i.e. When ECMO attacks!!!

Greetings again from ECMOVember 2014!! Here is another lecture I gave at a recent ECMO training course. Today we have a picturesque look at the times when ECMO doesn’t go as planned…. My goal is that in 20 minutes I can show you that with some planning and prevention most of the ECMO-whoas can be avoided and bypassed.…

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Nathan Nielsen – Blood Component Therapy in the ICU (Not Just Another TRICC Trial Talk)

The use of blood components in the ICU is commonplace, which is why Dr. Nathan Nielsen has dedicated his professional career to making sure young intensivists know what they are doing when deciding amongst the menu of therapies offered by the blood bank.  Originally trained in critical care medicine, Dr. Nielsen went on to receive…

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eCPR: Correcting the failures ACLS leaves behind!

Welcome to ECMOvember 2014!! Apologies for the late start, but I think you will agree the wait was worth it! Today we have a talk that I gave at the San Antonio Military Medical Center (SAMMC) ECMO conference just one week previous. I will argue that the use of Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is superior to ACLS…