Critical Care Scenarios

Critical Care Scenarios


Latest Episodes

Episode 24: Rural retrieval medicine with Minh Le Cong
January 24, 2021

Scene management, logistics, and stabilization of a blunt trauma patient in the Australian outback with Dr. Minh Le Cong (@ketaminh), rural GP and retrieval physician for the Royal Flying Doctor Service and host of the PHARM podcast.

Episode 23: COVID-19 pneumonia with Nicole King
January 10, 2021

Best practices in care of the critically ill patient with COVID-19 pneumonia are not known at this time. However, practical lessons from the ground are filtering in from those who have seen many of these patients, and Dr.

Episode 22: Aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage with Thomas Lawson
December 27, 2020

Initial approach, supportive care, risk stratification, and management of the troublesome complications for ruptured subarachnoid aneurysm, with Thomas Lawson (@TomLawsonNP), nurse practitioner in the neurocritical care unit at OSU Wexner Medical Cente...

Episode 21: Trauma resuscitation with Scott Weingart
December 13, 2020

A patient with multiple abdominal gunshot wounds, resuscitated before and after damage control surgery by the legendary Scott Weingart (@emcrit): emergency physician, surgical intensivist by way of Shock Trauma in Baltimore,

Episode 20: Post-CABG emergencies with Kris Ramilo and Brendan Riordan
November 29, 2020

Looking at the workflow of a fresh post-op open heart surgery patient, as well as what to do when it devolves into cardiac tamponade, with (returning) guest Brendan Riordan, cardiothoracic ICU PA (@concernecus) at the University of Washington,

Episode 19: Emergency medicine with Seth Trueger
November 15, 2020

A few rapid-fire cases from the emergency department, with Dr. Seth Trueger (@mdaware), emergency physician at Northwestern University and digital media editor for JAMA Network Open. [Sorry for the shotty audio quality in this one!–eds.

Episode 18: Oncologic emergencies with Leon Chen
November 01, 2020

A look at oncology-related emergencies in the ICU, with Leon Chen (@CCMNP), NYC nurse practitioner specializing in oncology critical care. Takeaway lessons Extremely elevated leukocyte count should always raise suspicion for a “liquid tumor” such as le...

Episode 17: Interventional radiology with Bobby Chiong (part 2)
October 18, 2020

The second part of our overview of interventional radiology with Dr. Bobby Chiong, board-certified interventional radiologist and chair of radiology at SBH Health System, with a focused look at some common IR procedures,

Episode 16: Interventional radiology with Bobby Chiong (part 1)
October 04, 2020

An overview of interventional radiology with Dr. Bobby Chiong, board-certified interventional radiologist and chair of radiology at SBH Health System, with a focused look at what IR’s all about, coordination between care teams, vascular access,

Episode 16: Lightning rounds #1
September 20, 2020

Quick takes on common controversies in the ICU, with Bryan and Brandon: Stress ulcer prophylaxis: drug selection, candidates, and when to discontinue Stress dose steroids: candidates, dosing, lab tests, and weaning Titrating PEEP: considering the disea...