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Welcome to the Internet Book of Critical Care's podcast. Josh Farkas and Adam Thomas provide a summary of each chapter for your listening.

 

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May 10, 2021

In this episode we cover the obvious, and subtleties around Valproic Acid toxicities. We talk everything from cerebral edema, giving that L-Carnitine and when to spin that IHD machine. 


Mar 11, 2021

In this episode we summarize the new COVID Chapter (well not so new, but spot on predictions from Jan 26th).

Steroids = Yes. Dose... 6mg and keep going up?

Toci / Bari = maybe

Cocktails / Plasma = Nope

Come take a listen for all things anticoagulation, immune modulation and organ support.


Feb 19, 2021

In this episode we continue on the path of DIC: the scary sub-phenotype that is Purpura Fulminans. When your patient is necrosing everything, you need to act quickly before they start losing organs and digits. Come listen for identification, anticoagulation, protein C and all its goodness, when to give Vitamin K, and...


Jan 18, 2021

In this episode, we cover disseminated intravascular coagulation. It sounds bad, because it is. Come listen and refresh your skills around supporting the bleed-bleedy versus the cloth-clotty, how to differentiate DIC and chronic liver failure and a few more juicy clinical pearls.


Jan 14, 2021

In this episode, we cover the spectrum of lithium toxicity, from the acute ingestion, to the patient with saturated brain tissue. Come take a listen to explore the nuances around volume repletion, when or should you reach for dialysis, what SILENT is or does it exist.