Critical Care Scenarios

Critical Care Scenarios

Latest Episodes

Lightning rounds #27: Burnout and career satisfaction
June 07, 2023

We chat about why people get burned out in medicine, how to weigh the pros and cons of our work, and the right perspective on job satisfaction.

TIRBO #36: Liberty or death
May 31, 2023

A brief overview and call to arms around the key concepts of ICU liberation.

Episode 61: ECPR with Scott Weingart
May 24, 2023

We chat with Scott Weingart of Emcrit about the use of crash VA ECMO for the cardiac arrest patient. Check out the REANIMATE course here! Listen to the ED ECMO podcast on ECPR here Find us on Patreon

TIRBO #35: Vent double-triggering
May 17, 2023

Understanding the causes of doubled vent breaths, including premature/short cycling and reverse triggering, plus a basic approach to managing them.

Lightning rounds #27: Our favorite FOAM
May 10, 2023

Bryan and Brandon share their favorite podcasts, blogs, social media, and other online channels for medical education. Podcasts Blogs/websites Twitter accounts So, with Twitter, we could post all day

TIRBO #34: What makes it a central line?
May 03, 2023

Reflections on the definition of a central line, whether its arbitrary, and the clinical implications of making the distinction.

Episode 59: Takotsubo cardiomyopathy with Vincent Sorrell
April 26, 2023

We look at stress (Takotsubo) cardiomyopathy in the setting of critical illness, with Dr. Vincent Sorrell. Dr. Sorrell is a cardiologist at the University of Kentucky, where he helped develop the Adva

TIRBO #33: Positioning patients in bed
April 19, 2023

When scooching a patient in the bed can make a difference.

TIRBO #32: Approaching bacteremia
April 05, 2023

What does bacteremia mean to you? A brief overview of how this affects the picture of an infected patient.

Episode 58: Toxic alcohols with Jerry Snow
March 29, 2023

We look at evaluating the patient with encephalopathy and unexplained anion gap, including the workup and treatment of toxic alcohol poisoning, with guest Dr. Jerry Snow (@ToxicSnowEM), medical toxico