Jul 2, 2020
In this episode, we cover the rare but life threatening Epiglottitis.
Presentation not as you learned in medical school
Vast majority do not need intubation, but for those that due it can be catastrophic
Nasolaryngoscopy, Steroids, broad spectrum antibiotics and early airway plans are the way to go
Jun 29, 2020
In this episode, we cover ICU level Pneumocystic Jirovicii Pneumonia (previously known as Pneumocystic Carinii Pneumonia).
HIV +(ve) vs HIV -(ve)
Invasive vs Non invasive diagnostic strategy
Treatment w. Septra vs other line therapies
Jun 22, 2020
In this episode, we cover the lesser of evil stridor aetiologies: Vocal cord dysfunction, a.k.a paradoxical vocal cord motion, a.k.a Paradoxical Vocal Fold Movement. Read the post, then listen to review approach, diagnostic modalities (fibre-optic visualization, CT scan to rule out other entities) and treatment.
Jun 15, 2020
Come get acquinted with the two forms: angioinvasive (think neutropenia) vs bronchoinvasive (the not so immunosuppressed). Don't forget to add this to your Ddx for nosocomial post-influenza & COVID-19.
Jun 8, 2020
In this episode we cover the often overlooked entity that is re-feeding syndrome.
High Risk populations
Signs & Symptoms
Insulin mediated edema, and more