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ICU Rounds

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A podcast dedicated to the teaching of critical care. The focus audience is physicians, residents, medical students, nurses, therapists, and paramedics. These are topics that arise while on teaching rounds in the Burn ICU at Vanderbilt Medical Center. A broad scope of critical care and prehospital topics are presented as well as recent journal articles and medical news.

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A podcast dedicated to the teaching of critical care. The focus audience is physicians, residents, medical students, nurses, therapists, and paramedics. These are topics that arise while on teaching rounds in the Burn ICU at Vanderbilt Medical Center. A broad scope of critical care and prehospital topics are presented as well as recent journal articles and medical news.

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Amazing!

By Dr. Gerber - Oct 24 2018
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I love these podcasts and learned so much from all of them. What an amazing teacher.

Great podcast

By Christinagofo - Mar 30 2018
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Great lecturer. Interesting. Relevant.

iTunes Ratings

552 Ratings
Average Ratings
502
16
7
10
17

Amazing!

By Dr. Gerber - Oct 24 2018
Read more
I love these podcasts and learned so much from all of them. What an amazing teacher.

Great podcast

By Christinagofo - Mar 30 2018
Read more
Great lecturer. Interesting. Relevant.
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ICU Rounds

Updated 9 days ago

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A podcast dedicated to the teaching of critical care. The focus audience is physicians, residents, medical students, nurses, therapists, and paramedics. These are topics that arise while on teaching rounds in the Burn ICU at Vanderbilt Medical Center. A broad scope of critical care and prehospital topics are presented as well as recent journal articles and medical news.

Rank #1: Modes of Mechanical Ventilation

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A discussion of the various types of ventilators with a focus on the various ventilator modes and types of ventilator cycles.  Also presented is the topic of pressure support ventilation (PSV)
May 13 2007
23 mins
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Rank #2: Arterial Blood Gases

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This episode is a discussion about how to approach an arterial blood gas result.
Apr 26 2009
36 mins
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Rank #3: Metabolic Acidosis in the ICU

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A common problem in the ill or injured patient is a metabolic acidosis.   In this episode we will review the common etiology of a metabolic acidosis as well as some lesser known causes.
Jul 26 2007
36 mins
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Rank #4: Hyperkalemia

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Hyperkalemia is a very common and potentially dangerous electrolyte disorder that commonly occurs in ICU patients.
Jan 12 2009
28 mins
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Rank #5: Atrial Fibrillation

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Atrial fibrillation is a common problem in ICU patients, but it is a problem with many potential causes, and not always a well defined treatment.
Feb 20 2008
38 mins
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Rank #6: Acute RenalFailure

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Acute renal failure is a dreaded complication in the ICU.  This podcast will review the various types of acute renal failure, the etiology, as well as acute management.
May 22 2007
42 mins
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Rank #7: Colloids: Details and Myths

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This episode provide some basic description of colloids as will as some myths.  

Jul 09 2012
18 mins
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Rank #8: IV Fluids (Part 1)

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An introduction to the basic science in fluids used to treat hypovolemia.
May 03 2009
36 mins
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Rank #9: Sepsis - Part 1

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Sepsis is a common cause of death in the intensive care unit.  In this episode I present some of the statistics on septic deaths, introduce the definitions, and present the basic science.  Part 2 will cover fluid and drug therapy for septic shock.
Dec 11 2007
34 mins
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Rank #10: Hyponatremia: common but dangerous

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Hyponatremia or a low serum sodium is a common electrolyte problem that is dangerous if ignored or treated improperly.
Feb 07 2009
23 mins
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Rank #11: Oxygenation & PEEP

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A discussion of ventilation, oxygenation, and the role of PEEP.
May 13 2007
26 mins
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Rank #12: Lactate Acidosis - Type A

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This podcast is a description of how lactate is produced and metabolized.  I will discuss the role of lactate in the diagnosis and management of shock.  This podcast will focus on Type A lactic acidosis.

Nov 12 2011
22 mins
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Rank #13: Pulmonary Physiology and General Anesthesia

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This episode discusses the effects and risks of anesthesia on patients with pulmonary disease as well as the effects of anesthesia on pulmonary physiology.
Jun 21 2009
30 mins
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Rank #14: Pulmonary Embolus

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A description of the risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment of PE.

Jul 28 2011
33 mins
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Rank #15: Surviving Sepsis Campaign (part 1)

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The Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC) is concensus document that attempts to provide the best evidence to assist in the care of the septic patient.  All providers who provide care to the septic patient should be aware of the contents of the SSC.
May 12 2008
31 mins
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Rank #16: Antibiotic Considerations in the ICU

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Why do we choose the antibiotics that we do?   How long do we continue the course of therapy?   Should we use some antibiotics together?  These topics are covered in the episode.
Sep 14 2007
54 mins
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Rank #17: Some Swan Stuff

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A brief discussion regarding some of the commonly used values obtained from a pulmonary artery catheter. 

Dec 29 2008
24 mins
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Rank #18: Sepsis - Part 2

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In this episode we discuss that ICU care of the patient with sepsis.  This includes an introduction to various vasopressors.
Feb 01 2008
33 mins
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Rank #19: Pancreatitis - Part 1

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This is an initial presentation of the causes and diagnosis of acute pancreatitis.
May 25 2010
26 mins
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Rank #20: Peak Inspiratory Pressure: Physiological Determinants

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Peak inspiratory pressure (PIP) the center of a great deal of discussion of ventilator management.   Knowing the factors that increase or decrease PIP are important to those managing critically ill patient.  This podcast is steeped in physiology and perhaps more difficult than my typical podcasts.  PIP=  [Tv/ (Compliance Lung & Thorax)] + (Resistance of airway + flow )
Jan 19 2009
27 mins
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