Waveform Analysis

Vent Waveform Analysis Quickie – What’s the Dx?

A 50 y/o female with a history of asthma is intubated in the ED for SOB.  The patient is hemodynamically stable and has a SpO2 of 100%.  You just got your cup of Starbucks and don’t want to put it down, so you look at the vent from the door and notice this.  What’s the patient’s problem and what…

IPF CT

Todd – Interstitial Pneumonia for the Non-Pulmonary Physician

Dr. Nevins Todd joined us today to discuss the diagnosis of some of the most devastating pulmonary diseases that exist today.  Many of these can be misdiagnosed as simply, “ARDS” but in order to treat our patients appropriately, distinguishing ARDS from IPF, NSIP, and OP can lead to a drastically different decision tree.  In this…

Herr - Managing an ICU

Herr – How to Pick a Job and Be an Effective Leader

Dr. Daniel Herr is the Chief of Surgical ICU Services and also the Director of our Cardiac Surgery ICU at the University of Maryland.  Dr. Herr is known internationally for his contributions in the management of ICU delirium, but is also an incredible leader.  Adding to our leadership series, Dr. Herr gave this phenomenal talk on how find…

Stein - CRRT & MARS

Stein – Advanced Concepts in CRRT and MARS

Dr. Deborah Stein is the Chief of Trauma at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Medical Director of the Neurotrauma Intensive Care Unit at STC, and an expert in renal replacement therapy – To be honest that barely touches her level of expertise, and we’re not really sure what she can’t do… In this session, Dr.…

Goyal - Breaking Down Walls

Goyal – Intensive Care Outside of the ICU

Dr. Munish Goyal is an Emergency Medicine trained Intensivist who has been a leader in resuscitation science over the past decade.  Dr. Goyal is returning to the University of Maryland where he did his fellowship at the Shock Trauma Center to discuss the importance of early, aggressive resuscitation and why he believes our current system needs…