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Click here for the podcast We discuss intubation in the critically ill patient with special focus on as aspect that is usually lacking or ignored - the 'physiological airway'. We all know about the anatomic preparation with LEMON mnemonics of the airway assessment but what about the physiologic difficulties when tubing the sick patient? This … Continue reading Intubation in the Critically Ill Patient -Episode 10
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Click here to listen Toxic Alcohol SAQ This is a pearler of a case which will expose you to an aspect of toxic alcohol poisoning specifically for ethylene glycol, taking your understanding to the next level. We start off with the undifferentiated patient and make our way through differentials, ABG analysis and a discussion of … Continue reading Toxic Alcohol – Episode 7
Click here to listen This condition is a staple of fellowship exams in all critical care specialties with Emergency Medicine right at the forefront. We have the awesome opportunity to be there right at the beginning of this patient's journey and make a big difference. Learn the crucial aspects of how to answer the SAQ … Continue reading Asthma – Episode 6
Thoracotomy, Episode 5, Click Here Here we tackle the evolving SAQ type - you start with something that tests your 'basic approach' and then takes an abrupt turn for the worse and challenges you. We take the approach of an undifferentiated scenario that eventually makes it's way to Thoracotomy in the ED. Resources Click here … Continue reading Thoracotomy
Paracetamol OD, Episode 4, Click Here Here we discuss a bread and butter staple for the ED Physician - Paracetamol OD. We discuss the various situations, controversies and management points that are essential in acing the fellowship exam. Other resources Paracetamol - Staggered Ingestion - Guideline Paracetamol Acute Single Ingestion Guideline Paracetamol (Repeated Supratherapeutic Ingestion) … Continue reading Paracetamol Overdose
Access Block, Episode 2 - Click Here Discussion of the definition, ACEM position statement and management of Access Block in your hospital.
Escharotomy - Episode 3 This episode discusses a seldom used but invaluable procedure in the management of the burns patient. We discuss it in the SAQ / OSCE format (download the full SAQ here) Kishan gives his valuable personal experience having performed an escharotomy in a burns patient. Resources Escharotomy Video from Victorian Adult Burns … Continue reading Escharotomy