Cover image of The FlightBridgeED Podcast
(296)

Rank #47 in Medicine category

Health & Fitness
Medicine

The FlightBridgeED Podcast

Updated 2 months ago

Rank #47 in Medicine category

Health & Fitness
Medicine
Read more

The FlightBridgeED Podcast provides convenient, easy to understand critical care medicine education, and current topics related to the air medical industry. Each topic builds on another and weaves together a solid foundation of emergency, critical care, and prehospital medicine.

Read more

The FlightBridgeED Podcast provides convenient, easy to understand critical care medicine education, and current topics related to the air medical industry. Each topic builds on another and weaves together a solid foundation of emergency, critical care, and prehospital medicine.

iTunes Ratings

296 Ratings
Average Ratings
270
14
4
5
3

Great!

By Abuskil - May 13 2020
Read more
Great podcast, it has prepared me so much for my dive into healthcare.

Great Education

By Shane5802 - Aug 05 2018
Read more
Can’t listen enough!!! Helps keep my edge sharp for situations I haven’t encountered yet or often.

iTunes Ratings

296 Ratings
Average Ratings
270
14
4
5
3

Great!

By Abuskil - May 13 2020
Read more
Great podcast, it has prepared me so much for my dive into healthcare.

Great Education

By Shane5802 - Aug 05 2018
Read more
Can’t listen enough!!! Helps keep my edge sharp for situations I haven’t encountered yet or often.
Cover image of The FlightBridgeED Podcast

The FlightBridgeED Podcast

Latest release on Jul 21, 2020

Read more

The FlightBridgeED Podcast provides convenient, easy to understand critical care medicine education, and current topics related to the air medical industry. Each topic builds on another and weaves together a solid foundation of emergency, critical care, and prehospital medicine.

Rank #1: Dominating Acid Base Balance - Part 1

Podcast cover
Read more
In part 1 of this 3 episode series, we lay the foundation of Dominating Acid Base Balance. Included will be philosophical and clinical exploration of pH, PaCO2, HCO3, base deficits and how acid-base affects critical systems in the body.

Feb 25 2013

39mins

Play

Rank #2: Ventilator Management In The EMS World - Part 1

Podcast cover
Read more
In this 3 part education series, Eric Bauer discusses ventilator management in the critical care environment. We look closely at cellular respiration and the different terminology as it relates to ventilator management.

Dec 12 2012

48mins

Play

Rank #3: Acidosis Rodeo - Part 1

Podcast cover
Read more
In this first of a two part series, Eric Bauer unpacks a difficult critical care case scenario and begins to explain how we can better identify pH balance disturbances in our patients. Learn how to identify acidosis even without blood gasses, how to protect your patients from further sliding into a worsening state, and much more. Download, rate and review wherever you get your podcasts. Reviews help us stay high on the chart where your friends and co-workers can find us. If you love our free podcast, help us spread the word!

Dec 09 2016

40mins

Play

Rank #4: Manipulating Gas Laws in Critical Care Medicine

Podcast cover
Read more
In this episode of The FlightBridgeED Podcast we discuss 5 gas laws that relate to flight physiology and investigate their effects on patient disease processes and treatment. These concepts are especially important for those interested in pursuing a career in the HEMS industry, or for those preparing for advanced certification courses.

Jul 15 2013

19mins

Play

Rank #5: RSI: Doing It Right! - Part 1

Podcast cover
Read more
In this 2 part series, Eric discusses RSI and all aspects of related drug pharmacology providing insight into implementation in the critical care setting.

Nov 12 2012

27mins

Play

Rank #6: Oxygenation vs Ventilation: How Do We Fix The Problem?

Podcast cover
Read more
In this episode of The FlightBridgeED Podcast we discuss oxygenation and ventilation. These important concepts are cornerstone principles in properly managing patients on the ventilator, and understanding respiratory function.

Jul 29 2013

23mins

Play

Rank #7: The 3 P's of ETCO2

Podcast cover
Read more
We have all been trained to make the numbers “normal” for so many years, that it seems so unnatural to leave a number alone. It’s like a terrible itch that we have to scratch, and we feel satisfaction when we finally optimize our patient’s ETCO2 by shoving it right back to 40 mmHg. We take off our work boots, and strap on our favorite running shoes as we run headlong chasing numbers into oblivion. What if we told you that what you are doing could be considered… murder? Maybe the patient is already dead… Join Eric in this episode of The FlightBridgeED Podcast as we learn how to troubleshoot an out of sorts ETCO2 with the 3 P’s of ETCO2. Download, rate, and review wherever you get your podcasts! Remember that reviews are the key to our future success and the intelligence of your peers by keeping us high on the charts where people can find us more easily. We love making this podcast, and we thank you, our listeners, so much for being the reason we get to come to work!

Oct 16 2017

11mins

Play

Rank #8: The Lethal Trauma Triad

Podcast cover
Read more
In this episode of The FlightBridgeED Podcast, we take some time to look at 3 very cricual elements of trauma management that lead to successful patient outcomes. These critical findings are based on years of research, but some are commonly overlooked at astoundingly high rates. Join in and discover the Lethal Trauma Triad.

Sep 23 2013

20mins

Play

Rank #9: IABP: Therapy Overview & Pearls with Kelly Miller

Podcast cover
Read more
In this episode of The FlightBridgeED Podcast Eric is joined by Kelly Miller, Regional Clinical Manager for Air Methods, Inc., to demystify the technical and physiologic application of the intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP). These devices have come a long way over the course of their lives, and in the wake of their continued development lives have been saved and outcomes have been improved. It’s important that we as providers constantly refresh on the operation and application of the IABP since they are a low volume niche of our transport population. Join us as we unpack the ballon pump, and get the industry professional tips and tricks you need to succeed.

Mar 01 2016

1hr 15mins

Play

Rank #10: The Nightmare Scenario - "Managing The Unimaginable"

Podcast cover
Read more
We have all sat back and thought about the worst scenarios possible. We train on different patient presentations and take great care in understanding our job as a whole. But...Do we take the same time and preparation in our crew resource management skills? How would you respond in different flight related emergencies with your patient, partner, pilot or aircraft? Sit back and get ready for the Nightmare Scenario - Managing The Unimaginable. We couldn’t make this podcast without. Please rate, and review wherever you download the podcast. Thanks for listening!

Oct 27 2018

43mins

Play

Rank #11: Pure Vasopressors

Podcast cover
Read more
In this episode of The FlightBridgeED Podcast, Eric covers neo-synephrine, and vasopressin as they are used in the pre-hospital and critical care clinical environments. He also discusses the research regarding methylene blue as a vasopressor.

Apr 27 2015

23mins

Play

Rank #12: PIP vs pPlat

Podcast cover
Read more
PIP and pPlat are vitally important to effective ventilator management. These 2 values go hand-in-hand, but are often misunderstood and often neglected. In this episode, we will discuss PIP and pPlat in depth and how they relate to your ventilator patients.

Mar 25 2013

20mins

Play

Rank #13: Ventilator Rewind - Application Part 1

Podcast cover
Read more
As we approach the 4 year anniversary of FlightBridgeED, Eric takes some time to reflect on one of the earliest and most popular podcast series we produced - Ventilator Management. It has always been one of our company goals to help clarify the mysteries of ventilator management in pre-hospital medicine. In this retrospective glance mixed with new strategy and science, you will refresh and renew your understanding of cellular respiration and ventilator management. Download, subscribe and rate wherever you get our podcast! Don’t forget to check out the brand new Ventilator Management: A Pre-hospital Perspective (2nd Edition) book available now at FlightBridgeED.com.

Oct 25 2016

40mins

Play

Rank #14: The Nightmare Series Patient - The Decompensating Infant

Podcast cover
Read more
In this episode, we dive into another Nightmare Series Patient Case of the decompensating infant.  Join Eric as he discusses neonatal to full-term infant resuscitation based on current standards by NRP, PALS, STABLE and Pediatric Fundamentals of Critical Care Support (PFCCS).  This is a great case that highlights key factors in neonatal and infant resuscitation.  Remember that reviews are key to help keep us high on the charts where your friends and family can find us. We couldn’t make this podcast without you. Thanks for listening!

Nov 12 2019

23mins

Play

Rank #15: The Traumatic Airway: A Nightmare Series Podcast

Podcast cover
Read more
In this episode of The FlightBridgeED Podcast, a nightmare creeps from the tattered remains of beaten and bruised patient. The wrenching grasp of death casts a long, dark shadow over the flight team as a crucial decision means life, or death. What will happen? Will the patient survive? Join us for the mesmerizing tale of The Traumatic Airway.

Oct 05 2015

40mins

Play

Rank #16: Acidosis Rodeo - Part 2

Podcast cover
Read more
Part 2 of 3 in the Acidosis Rodeo is a continuation of our previous case study. In this episode, Eric dives into DKA and HHNK from differential diagnosis to lab values. This episode will link up with part 3 to give you an incredibly in-depth picture of acidosis and how you can put this information into use in your own practice. Don’t forget to rate and review wherever you get your podcasts from. Rating, and especially reviews help us stay high on the charts so that your friends and co-workers can find us more easily. We believe in our mission to bring high level critical care education to the masses. If you believe in us as much as we believe in you, take a couple of minutes and give us a review! We will be forever grateful!

Mar 20 2017

34mins

Play

Rank #17: TBI: Understanding Current Therapies - part 1

Podcast cover
Read more
In this episode of The FlightBridgeED Podcast, Eric begins part 1 of a series of podcasts regarding traumatic brain injury, with an in-depth examination of anatomy and physiology, the Monro-Kellie Hypothesis, and signs and symptoms of some common neurological injuries. Don’t miss a single episode of this incredible series! Subscribe, or download right now!

Feb 26 2016

36mins

Play

Rank #18: The Ketamine Response

Podcast cover
Read more
When it comes to RSI in the pre-hospital setting, Ketamine is our new best friend. There are many more benefits to using this medication within several subgroups of patients for RSI than our the old standby, etomidate. We have read the accolades and positives in several studies, and trials, but what are the negatives? Are there any negatives? Could Ketamine be the perfect drug? Is it all just hype? Join the podcast as Eric discusses a new study and you will not believe what it says about your new favorite drug. Download, listen, rate, and review! Help FlightBridgeED keep our podcasts at the top of the charts so your friends and colleagues can find us!

Aug 21 2016

39mins

Play

Rank #19: The Silent Killer in RSI

Podcast cover
Read more
In this episode of The FlightBridgeED Podcast, Eric takes a few minutes to delve into an intriguing aspect of the paralytics we carry out on every flight. As the old quote goes, everything is a poison in the right amount, it is perhaps worth applying this, in a manner of speaking, to the pharmacokinetics of the paralytics we give our patients. Are some of these medications actually doing more harm than we realize? What are the potential problems with the tried-and-true medications we are comfortable with, and that have a long history with providers? Learn how you can bring the cutting edge of medicine to your paralytic toolbox in this episode! Download, rate and review wherever you get your podcasts. The FBE family of podcasts is now available on TuneIn! Get the app now and listen to your favorite podcast and more! Remember that reviews are key to help keep us high on the charts where your friends, and family can find us. We couldn’t make this podcast without you. Thanks for listening!

Jan 04 2018

23mins

Play

Rank #20: The Oxyhemoglobin Dissociation Curve: A Resuscitation Paradigm

Podcast cover
Read more
In this episode of The FlightBridgeED Podcast, Eric helps us develop the concept of the oxyhemoglobin dissociation curve, left and right shifts, and other important principles of oxygen delivery at the tissue level. Although this is a difficult subject, it’s incredibly relevant and enlightening with real application for our patients. Join us as we study the Oxyhemoglobin Dissociation Curve - A Resuscitation Paradigm.

Aug 08 2015

40mins

Play

The Asthma Nightmare Case

Podcast cover
Read more
You are called for an 18-year-old male who was intubated at a community hospital. That is probably the best thing they could have done. Listen to Eric as he describes the challenge of this patient and the associated ventilator strategies. Join the conversation! Download, subscribe, listen and share this podcast. Don’t forget to subscribe wherever you get your podcasts!

Jul 21 2020

47mins

Play

Does Glucose Predict Hypotension?

Podcast cover
Read more
Eric discusses a recent paper on the predictive values of POC Glucose and its relationship to hypotension in the adult trauma patient. Join the conversation! Download, subscribe, listen and share this podcast. Don’t forget to subscribe wherever you get your podcasts!

Jul 14 2020

13mins

Play

The FlightBridgeED Podcast - Episode 183 - PEDS with COVID

Podcast cover
Read more
Ashley Bauer continues her COVID conversation, with a focus on the pediatric population. The number of cases involving children and changes in symptoms have sparked a world-wide discussion as to what to do with these cases. Join the conversation! Download, subscribe, listen and share this podcast. We couldn’t make this podcast without you. Please rate, and review wherever you download the podcast. Thanks so much for listening!

May 25 2020

11mins

Play

Special Episode: The Nightmare Patient - COVID-19 Case Study

Podcast cover
Read more
In this special episode, Ashley has kicked Eric out of the podcast studio and has gone solo. Join Ashley Bauer as she hosts the podcast and takes you through a Nightmare case study of a COVID-19 positive patient. She breaks down the initial presentation and moves through diagnostic studies, including labs, chest x-ray findings and much more! This is a can't miss episode! We couldn’t make this podcast without you. Please rate, and review wherever you download the podcast. Thanks so much for listening!

Apr 19 2020

31mins

Play

Advanced Hemodynamics: Tips and Tricks... Looking Past The Numbers

Podcast cover
Read more
Join Mike Verkest, Eric Bauer and Bruce Hoffman as we discuss all things Advanced Hemodynamics. This topic can be complex and is often not used enough to get proficient. Join us as we discuss "tips and tricks" and answer your common questions. We finish with a look at the application and how to make the correct pharmacology decision based on the hemodynamic numbers you are seeing. Download, rate, and review wherever you get your podcasts. Reviews help us stay high on the chart where your friends and co-workers can find us. If you love our free podcast, help us spread the word!

Apr 07 2020

1hr 6mins

Play

The Oxylator w/ Dr. Jim DuCanto

Podcast cover
Read more
As we continue through this COVID-19 pandemic, mechanical ventilation and the available equipment needed to manage these intubated patients are dwindling fast. Join Dr. DuCanto as he introduces the Oxylator as a tool to manage intubated patients that need mechanical ventilation support. The device is simple to use and maybe a great option in this COVID-19 fight. Download, rate, and review wherever you get your podcasts. Reviews help us stay high on the chart where your friends and co-workers can find us. If you love our free podcast, help us spread the word!

Apr 06 2020

23mins

Play

COVID-19 Part 1 - Disease Evolution: Pathophysiology

Podcast cover
Read more
We have not seen anything like this... I would dare to say the COVID-19 pandemic will live in our memories for a lifetime. As the world watches, healthcare providers around the world are dealing with patients that have mild to severe symptom morphology. This podcast goes into the disease escalation and how the sickest patients end up in acute respiratory failure. Join me in part 1 of 2 in the COVID-19 series as we identify the disease evolution and look at the specific pathophysiology associated with the secondary effects seen with COVID-19 patients. Download, rate, and review wherever you get your podcasts. Reviews help us stay high on the chart where your friends and co-workers can find us. If you love our free podcast, help us spread the word!

Mar 22 2020

18mins

Play

Retro Release "Acidosis Rodeo" - Part 1

Podcast cover
Read more
This is a retro release from the highly downloaded series on Acid Base Balance. If you missed these episodes, need to brush up on concepts or just love all things Acid Base Balance listen and sharpen your skills. In this first of a three part series, Eric Bauer unpacks a difficult critical care case scenario and begins to explain how we can better identify pH balance disturbances in our patients. Learn how to identify acidosis even without blood gasses, how to protect your patients from further sliding into a worsening state, and much more. Download, rate and review wherever you get your podcasts. Reviews help us stay high on the chart where your friends and co-workers can find us. If you love our free podcast, help us spread the word!

Mar 16 2020

40mins

Play

Big News!! - VIPER Study Review

Podcast cover
Read more
Push dose pressor administration in the pre-hospital and air medical industry is becoming a more standard guideline. However, there is very little evidence in its application in our environment. The Vasopressor Intravenous Push to Enhance Resuscitation (VIPER) study takes a prospective observational look at Phenylephrine and Vasopressin in non-trauma and trauma patients in the air medical environment. Listen and find out more. Download, rate and review wherever you get our podcast. Remember that reviews help us stay high on the charts where your friends and colleagues can find us. If you love our podcasts, please help us out and spread the word online and in the streets. Thanks for listening!

Feb 18 2020

15mins

Play

Retro Release: The Endocrine Nightmare w/ Guest Ashley Bauer

Podcast cover
Read more
This was one of the most popular and most downloaded podcasts we have ever done. Endocrine is often an unpopular subject and can bring forth many complex topics. Join guest Ashley Bauer in this retro release and dive into this great podcast. In this episode of The FlightBridgeED Podcast, Eric is joined by his lovely wife, Ashley Bauer as they dissect several complicated patient care scenarios. These cases are lab value intense and each value is explained clearly and applied to the patient so that you can easily understand what they mean on your next critically ill patient. Download, rate and review wherever you get our podcast. Remember that reviews help us stay high on the charts where your friends and colleagues can find us. If you love our podcasts, please help us out and spread the word online and in the streets. Thanks for listening!

Feb 11 2020

1hr 1min

Play

The Best of The Best - 2019 Rewind!

Podcast cover
Read more
In this episode of The FlightBridgeED Podcast, Eric is joined by Mike Verkest to review the top 5 most downloaded podcasts from 2019. It was an incredible year, and 2020 is shining just as bright! Download, rate, and review wherever you get your podcasts. The FBE family of podcasts is now available on TuneIn! Get the app now and listen to your favorite podcast and more! Remember that reviews are key to help keep us high on the charts where your friends and family can find us. We couldn’t make this podcast without you. Thanks for listening!

Dec 24 2019

50mins

Play

The Nightmare Series - The Herniating Ischemic Stroke Patient

Podcast cover
Read more
In this episode, we explore another critical Nightmare Series Patient. We explore the complex world of ischemic stroke and the pathophysiology of herniation. Eric is joined by his good friend Flight Nurse Rahkeem Francis in the discussion of all things neuro and how to handle a herniating ischemic stroke patient within the transport realm.  Don't miss this excellent case and overview of the herniating ischemic stroke patient. Remember that reviews are key to help keep us high on the charts where your friends and family can find us. We couldn’t make this podcast without you. Thanks for listening!

Dec 10 2019

25mins

Play

Congenital Heart Defects: Part 3

Podcast cover
Read more
In this episode, we dive into Congenital Heart Defects Part 3 of 3. In this podcast, we will review Tricuspid Atresia and Hypoplastic Left Heart. Despite these patients often being transported by NICU teams, there are cases of congenital heart defects that have been undiagnosed and something you may encounter on scene fights that decompensate once the PDA has closed. This places the care in the pre-hospital provider's hands and brings forth a high-stress case that can be overwhelming for most. Couple this with the high quantity of questions seen on all advanced certification exams and it is a must that we review these congenital heart defects. Remember that reviews are key to help keep us high on the charts where your friends and family can find us. We couldn’t make this podcast without you. Thanks for listening!

Dec 03 2019

11mins

Play

Congenital Heart Defects: Part 2

Podcast cover
Read more
In this episode, we dive into Congenital Heart Defects Part 2 of 3. In this podcast, we will review Truncus Arteriosus and Tetrology of Fallot. Despite these patients often being transported by NICU teams, there are cases of congenital heart defects that have been undiagnosed and something you may encounter on scene fights that decompensate once the PDA has closed. This places the care in the pre-hospital provider's hands and brings forth a high-stress case that can be overwhelming for most. Couple this with the high quantity of questions seen on all advanced certification exams and it is a must that we review these congenital heart defects. Remember that reviews are key to help keep us high on the charts where your friends and family can find us. We couldn’t make this podcast without you. Thanks for listening!

Nov 25 2019

14mins

Play

Congenital Heart Defects: Part 1

Podcast cover
Read more
In this episode, we dive into Congenital Heart Defects Part 1 of 3. In this podcast, we will review Coarctation of the Aorta and Transposition of the Great Vessels. Despite these patients often being transported by NICU teams, there are cases of Coarctation of the Aorta infants that have been undiagnosed that you may encounter on scene fights that decompensate once the PDA has closed. This places the care in the pre-hospital provider's hands and brings forth a high-stress case that can be overwhelming for most. Couple this with the high quantity of questions seen on all advanced certification exams and it is a must that we review these congenital heart defects. Remember that reviews are key to help keep us high on the charts where your friends and family can find us. We couldn’t make this podcast without you. Thanks for listening!

Nov 18 2019

14mins

Play

The Nightmare Series Patient - The Decompensating Infant

Podcast cover
Read more
In this episode, we dive into another Nightmare Series Patient Case of the decompensating infant.  Join Eric as he discusses neonatal to full-term infant resuscitation based on current standards by NRP, PALS, STABLE and Pediatric Fundamentals of Critical Care Support (PFCCS).  This is a great case that highlights key factors in neonatal and infant resuscitation.  Remember that reviews are key to help keep us high on the charts where your friends and family can find us. We couldn’t make this podcast without you. Thanks for listening!

Nov 12 2019

23mins

Play

Statistical Analysis: AVERT Vasopressin Trial

Podcast cover
Read more
Throughout the course of modern medicine, old methods fall as new ones emerge safer, more reliable, better for patient outcomes, and more. Sims et al., Says this: "Resuscitation strategies that decrease the need for transfusions without increasing complications, therefore, would represent a clinically important innovation". Research is deep and results are shared throughout the world. One of the fastest-growing, most industry-related sections of medicine today is that of resuscitation. In this episode of The FlightBridgeED Podcast, the team of Dr. Jeff Jarvis and Mike Verkest from the highly-rated EMS LightHouse Project Podcast dissect the actual study from a statistical analysis standpoint. Is the data as good as it seems? Is it statistically significant? Is there a place for vasopressin administration early in the resuscitation phase within the realm of trauma-induced massive hemorrhage? Join them and find out! Don’t forget to rate and especially review wherever you got your podcasts. These reviews are especially key to keeping us high on the charts where your friends and colleagues can find us. Thank you for listening.

Sep 23 2019

59mins

Play

Vasopressors In Trauma? - "The FOAMfrat Blog Response"!

Podcast cover
Read more
The debate regarding vasopressor use in trauma has been going on for years. FOAMfrat recently released a blog article called. "Levophed Assisted Transfusion". In this article written by Tyler, he lays out his thoughts on this subject and advocates for vasopressor administration in the early resuscitation phase with patients suffering from multi-systems trauma and associated TBI. This podcast is a rebuttal podcast on that article and the current evidence. Are vasopressors in trauma warranted? Is there clinical evidence? I say... Join me in this review and find out my stance! These reviews are especially key to keeping us high on the charts where your friends and colleagues can find us. Thank you for listening.

Sep 16 2019

27mins

Play

Vasopressin - AVERT Trial Results... Wow!

Podcast cover
Read more
Throughout the course of modern medicine, old methods fall as new ones emerge safer, more reliable, better for patient outcomes, and more. Sims et al., Says this: "Resuscitation strategies that decrease the need for transfusions without increasing complications, therefore, would represent a clinically important innovation". Research is deep and results are shared throughout the world. One of the fastest-growing, most industry-related sections of medicine today is that of resuscitation. In this episode of The FlightBridgeED Podcast, Eric presents the newly published research just released on the AVERT Trial. Remember we introduced this abstract in a podcast called "Vasopressin The Master Medication - September 17, 2017. Well... the evidence is out! This is groundbreaking stuff in trauma resuscitation, don't miss it! Don’t forget to rate and especially review wherever you got your podcasts. These reviews are especially key to keeping us high on the charts where your friends and colleagues can find us. Thank you for listening.

Sep 06 2019

23mins

Play

FlightBridgeED-Episode 165 | The Nightmare Series Patient - ASA Overdose

Podcast cover
Read more
In this episode, we explore another critical Nightmare Series Patient. We explore the complex world of ASA overdose and the wide-ranging pathophysiology we have to migrate through. ASA overdose is one of the more complex presentations and will challenge the most experienced providers Remember that reviews are key to help keep us high on the charts where your friends and family can find us. We couldn’t make this podcast without you. Thanks for listening!

Aug 03 2019

49mins

Play

iTunes Ratings

296 Ratings
Average Ratings
270
14
4
5
3

Great!

By Abuskil - May 13 2020
Read more
Great podcast, it has prepared me so much for my dive into healthcare.

Great Education

By Shane5802 - Aug 05 2018
Read more
Can’t listen enough!!! Helps keep my edge sharp for situations I haven’t encountered yet or often.