Episode 34- Adult ACLS: Updated recommendations and clinical pearls
In part 1 of the cardiac arrest series, we review some key recommendations and clinical pearls from the adult 2020 BLS and ACLS guidelines.
Episode 33- Shock through the heart: Is two better than one?
What is dual/double defibrillation? How does it work? Does it improve outcomes? Find out this week!
Episode 31- Antiplatelet agents in ACS: Who rules the roost?
In this episode, we discuss the pros and cons of the main antiplatelet agents used in the setting of ACS. Who comes out on top?
Episode 28- Blink and you miss it: an easily missed cause of bradycardia and hypotension
Bradycardic? Hypotensive? Keep the agent discussed in this week's episode in mind when reviewing your patient's medication list.
Episode 27- “More Squeeze, Please:” Part 2: Clots and COVID
In Part 2 of this "Mini Grand Rounds" series, we discuss important side effects of ATII including thrombosis, especially in the setting of COVID.
Episode 26- “More Squeeze, Please:” Part 1: ATHOS-3 and me
In Part 1 of this "Mini Grand Rounds" series, we discuss Angiotensin II use for vasodilatory shock, reviewing the ATHOS-3 trial and real-world experiences.
Episode 25- Procainamide for atrial fibrillation/flutter conversion
Should we be giving procainamide to patients with atrial fibrillation/ flutter in the ER setting? We discuss two clinical trials that may give us some answers.
Episode 21- Esmolol in refractory VF arrest
This week we review a meta-analysis that looked at the use of esmolol in patients in refractory VF/pVT arrest. Will this change your practice?