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Steve Trzeciak on Sepsis, Perfusion, & Microcirculation

Dr. Stephen Trzeciak is a world renowned research and clinical expert in the management of sepsis and post-cardiac arrest care.  A large amount of his work has been incorporated into the Surviving Sepsis campaign as well as a research network that studies the critical interventions that are made from  the time they hit the emergency department…

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Amal Mattu – Tachydysrhythmias in the ICU You GOTTA Know!

Dr. Amal Mattu is a master of many things, one of them being the EKG.  We were fortunate enough to have him teach about something that are seen all the time, regardless of where you work (ED, ICU, outpatient office). The lecture was jam packed with pearls as usual.  In stead of posting last week’s lecture, we’ve…

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Wendy Chang: Status Epilepticus Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make!

Today we are honored to have Dr. Wan-Tsu (Wendy) Chang, member of both the Neurocritical Care Department and the Emergency Department here at the University of Maryland. Dr. Chang has spent the last several years studying the best way to treat patients suffering from intractible status epilepticus. She has taken time from her busy schedule to…

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Ron Tesoriero – Don’t #!*% with the Pancreas – Management of Severe Pancreatitis in the ICU

Dr. Ron Tesoriero, Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery & Associate Program Director of the Surgical Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery Fellowship at UMMC & Shock Trauma has has a thing or two to say about acute pancreatitis. These patients are by far some of the sickest in our ICU and have the potential…

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Kim Boswell – POD 0: Care After Cardiac Surgery

Dr. Kim Boswell is an Emergency Medicine trained intensivist who not only works in the ED but takes care of some of the sickest patients at the University of Maryland in our Cardiac Surgery ICU.  We were lucky to have Dr. Boswell come to discuss the intricacies of managing patients after cardiac surgery.  Things run…