Profile: Robert Rodriguez

Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine UCSF, Research Director SF General Hospital EM Residency

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Profile: Michael Winters

Asst Professor and Program Director of EM/IM/Critical Care combined residency at University of Maryland.

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The Critical Care Guys analyze recent literature regarding the use of thrombolytic therapy in submassive PE.
Mike Winters, Rob Rodriguez , Peter DeBlieux

Semhar Tewelde joins the podcast this month to gives us the pearls and pitfalls in managing patients with cardiogenic shock. Next, the boys discuss a hot topic in emergency medicine and critical care, extracorporeal CPR. What's the evidence and indications for this novel therapy?
Semhar Tewelde, Mike Winters, Rob Rodriguez , Peter DeBlieux

Feras Khan discusses critical therapies for refractory hypoxemia: what works and what therapies should be put to rest in the critical care graveyard. In addition, we discuss the emergent reversal of new oral anticoagulants for patients presenting with life-threatening hemorrhage. Tons of pearls this month!
Feras Khan, Mike Winters, Rob Rodriguez , Peter DeBlieux

Mark Walsh speaks about thromboelastography (TEG) and why you should be using this test to guide transfusions, especially with the massive transfusion protocol. Vascular Surgeon Dr. Robert Crawford gives his pearls & pitfalls on the management of aortic dissection. Forget about memorizing all those classifications; it's easy with his 4 critical points.
Mark Walsh, Robert Crawford, Mike Winters, Rob Rodriguez , Peter DeBlieux

Neurocritical care guru Wendy Chang joins the Critical Care Guys to discuss the critical care management of patients with acute ischemic stroke. In part 2, we discuss the current management of patients with severe acute pancreatitis. Still using the term "hemorrhagic pancreatitis"? Still aggressively fluid resuscitating your patient and providing prophylactic antibiotics?
Wendy Chang, Mike Winters, Rob Rodriguez , Peter DeBlieux

Got a sick septic patient? Ready to write for vancomycin and piperacillin/tazobatam? You might want to think again. This month Bryan Hayes is back to discuss 7 pearls that should immediately impact your practice. Michael Allison and Michael Scott review the evidence for the use of noninvasive ventilation in patients with an acute asthma exacerbation.
Brian Hayes, Michael Allison, Michael Scott, Mike Winters, Rob Rodriguez , Peter DeBlieux

This month we review and discuss critical literature just published in the NEJM pertaining to the resuscitation of patients with septic shock. Should you change your MAP goal? Is albumin still indicated for fluid resuscitation in the septic patient? Should CVP and central venous oxygen saturation measurements be integral to the management of patients with sepsis?
Mike Winters, Rob Rodriguez , Peter DeBlieux

We start off with a discussion on the patient with acute liver failure. Learn why giving lactulose for encephalopathy in these patients may be harmful. In the second discussion, we officially welcome Haney Mallemat to the CCPEM team and hears his Tips & Tricks Every Resuscitationist Must Know!
Mike Winters, Rob Rodriguez , Peter DeBlieux

This month we discuss key articles from the 2013 literature that pertain to EM and CCM. Lots of great stuff on cardiac arrest, targeted temperature management, sepsis, transfusions, fluid resuscitation, pulmonary embolism, and sedation and analgesia. Don't get left behind before the year even get's started.
Mike Winters, Rob Rodriguez , Peter DeBlieux

This month we get back to pediatric critical illness. Mimi Lu discusses status asthmaticus while Nate Mick imparts the pearls for treating status epilepticus in sick kids. If you take care of kids, you can't afford to miss this episode!
Mimi Lu, Mike Winters, Rob Rodriguez , Peter DeBlieux


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