Critical Care Scenarios

Critical Care Scenarios


Latest Episodes

TIRBO #9: Some quotes about why
May 15, 2022

A selection of lesser-known quotes relevant to the practice of medicine.

Lightning rounds #15: Night shifts
May 08, 2022

Bryan and Brand talk about night shifts, how to handle them, managing the disruption of your circadian rhythm, and more. For 20% off the upcoming Resuscitative TEE courses (through July 23, 2022), lis

TIRBO #8: What does skin really tell you about hemodynamics?
May 01, 2022

The relationship between skin warmth and color, cardiac output, and systemic vascular resistance. For 20% off the upcoming Resuscitative TEE courses (through July 23, 2022), listen to the show for a p

Episode 46: Neurologic catastrophe and brain death with Casey Albin
April 24, 2022

We review a case of massive intraparenchymal hemorrhage progressing to brain death, including the process of brain death testing and declaration, with Dr. Casey Albin (@CaseyAlbin), neurologist and ne

TIRBO #7: Selecting vasopressors
April 17, 2022

A practical approach to choosing and escalating vasopressors for patients in shock.

Lightning rounds #14: Abdominal compartment syndrome
April 10, 2022

Brandon and Bryan discuss a practical approach to abdominal compartment syndrome: when to suspect it, confirming the diagnosis with bladder pressure or other monitoring, management, and prognosis. Sor

TIRBO #6: The many varieties of subclavian line
April 03, 2022

Reviewing the different approaches to placing central venous catheters in the subclavian vein.

Episode 45: Amniotic fluid embolism with Stephanie Martin
March 27, 2022

We discuss the clinical presentation and management of AFE with guests Dr. Stephanie Martin (Twitter: @OBCriticalCare, Instagram: @criticalcareob), medical director for Clinical Concepts in Obstetrics

Episode 44: Physical therapy with Heidi Engel
March 20, 2022

A look at rehabilitation and mobility in the critically ill, from the perspective of our skilled therapists—with Heidi Engel, PT, DPT of UC San Francisco, long-term provider of acute care therapy, res

TIRBO #5: Tracheoinnominate fistulas
March 13, 2022

A quick review of tracheoinnominate fistulas: how they happen, what they look like, and most importantly, what you’ll need to do.