IBCC Episode 128 – ABG, VBG and Pulse Oximetry

Welcome to the origin story of PULMCRIT!    In this episode, we cover how best to practically monitor the balance between oxygenation, oxygen delivery and oxygen consumption. Controversial to say the least. Come take a listen, and learn about the pulsatility index, a space we should all be watching for in the future.

IBCC Episode 127 – Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis (SBP)

We are back! Come dust off our shows spot in your favourite podcast app, and listen to why its important to hunt for SBP like it’s the Red October (forgive the Sean Connery reference, I had too). We cover diagnosis (aka tap-y-tap) and treatment.   

IBCC Episode 126 – Myocardial Ischemia

Annnnnnnnd We are back. Sorry, but after Andor has finally finished we have now got time to discuss the old type 1 MI, aka STEMI aka Occlusive Myocardial Infarction. Come listen for all those basics and some nuances around myocardial infarction in critically unwell patients. We talk when to DAPT, who gets full anticoagulation, hemodynamic

IBCC Episode 125 – Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction

Being Dynamic is usally a great thing… but not when youre crushing the only good way out of the left ventrile.  In this episode we cover dynamic obstruction of the LVOT (specifically sub-valvular): what is it? who gets it? What to do about it. We missed ya’ll, so come have alisten and brush up on

IBCC Episode 124- Neuroprognostication After Cardiac Death

In this beast of a 53 minute podcast, we tackle the approach to prognosticating neurologic function of our patients after cardiac arrest. This is hard! As Dick Cheney taught us, there are lots of known and unknown-unknowns. Read through the chapter, then come listen to all things: nuances around confounders, using structural and functional tests.

IBCC Episode 123 – Respiratory Alkalosis

In this episode, we follow up with last week’s podcast and explain the drivers of hypocapnia and subsequent respiratoy alkalosis. Come listen to a primer for all things ASA, sepsis, encephalopathy or strait mountain biking – induced panic. 

IBCC Episode 122 – Respiratory Acidosis

In this lean and mean episode, we cover the outrageously broad topic of respiratory acidosis. Come listen to help structure your approach to Won’t Breathe, Can’t Breathe, and Breathing Won’t Work.  If you remeber nothing else, its that hypercapnia does not always mean BIPAP

IBCC Episode 121 – Pneumocystis Jiroveci Pneumonia

In this episode we cover the rare but important driver of your patients respiratory failure:  Pneumocystis Jiroveci Pneumonia. Come listen to why you should always delineate HIV status, how to approach patient workup and treatment via an invasive and non invasive manner, and why heatwaves is just a sick song.

IBCC Episode 120 – Tamponade

In this episode, we cover that terrible T… Tamponade. Sit back, and get your learn on while we go beyond Beck’s triad, discussing all things pulses paradox, ultrasound assessment, pitfalls, stabilization, and Josh will even melt your mind with low pressure tamponade.

IBCC Episode 119 – Sympathomimetic Toxicity

In this episode, we cover all things “Upper(s).” Come listen to all things critical care level cocaine, meth and bath salts. Organ dysfunction, rapid control, immersive cooling and more!

IBCC Episode 118 – Necrotising Fasciitis

In this episode, we cover that scary presentation where your patient goes from seemingly well, to skin melting off and in multi organ failure. Come take a listen for all things clinical presentation, anti-toxin antibiotics regimes, skin cut downs and surgical debridement.

IBCC Episode 117- SCAPE

We’re back… maybe by popular demand? In this episode, we cover those two phenotypes of acute pulmonary edema: the hyper-acute sympathetic crashing acute pulmonary edema (SCAPE) patient, versus that fluid overload sub acute pulmonary edema (FOSPE). Come listen to all things NIV, nitro, and soothing calm clinical approach.