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…

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…

Potential Goal Directed Management Algorithm

Nielsen – Extravascular Lung Water and Transpulmonary Thermodilution

Managing complex patients with ARDS can be challenging.  Many believe the Berlin criteria we use to identify ARDS are largely confounded and often identify the disease too late. Additionally, how do you manage the patient who’s intravascularly depleted but is drowning from pulmonary edema? (Classic – they are wet and dry!!)  What if there was a way…

Socrates Bust

Burton Lee – Ethics, Human Nature, & Scientific Evidence

Dr. Burton Lee is BACK!  It’s always an honor to have Dr. Lee return to the US from Kenya and take a break from his critical care clinical and academic duties across the Atlantic Ocean.  This time, Dr. Lee brought with him another thought provoking lecture about ethics in evidence based medicine and how it…