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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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Sarah Murthi – The Importance of Diastolic Function in the ICU

Review & Summary by Dr. Rabin Shrestha Dr. Sarah Murthi is a surgeon by trade and US enthusiast at heart. She is an expert in bedside echocardiography and is also the Director of the Shock Trauma Critical Care Ultrasonography group. In this talk, Dr. Murthi goes through the evaluation and diagnosis of diastolic dysfunction as…

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Sanjay Desai – What’s the Diagnosis? Ventilator Waveform Analysis

Dr. Sanjay Desai is the Director of the Osler Medical Training Program at Johns Hopkins University as well as an intensivist who has mastered the art of ventilator waveform analysis.  Over the next 45 minutes, Dr. Desai channels his inner Osler into an epic test of wits in this weeks core content lecture.   For this…

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Klaus Gorlinger: TEM-guided POC Coagulopathy Management

Dr. Klaus Gorlinger is one of the leading international experts in the management of coagulopathy and has dedicated his career to perfecting the art & science of hemostatic resuscitation.  One of his major fields of expertise is the use of Point of Care (POC) guided algorithms for goal directed coagulopathy management.  Dr. Gorlinger is now the medical director of TEM international…

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Patel- Viral Infections & the ICU: a deadly combination!

Dr Devang Patel is a member of the Institute of Human Virology (IHV) in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and works currently as the Chief of Service for the MICU ID team. In addition to his vast expertise in the developed world, Dr. Patel has worked with the University of Zambia to…