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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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Oct 23, 2020

In this episode, we cover the DVT of the Brain... Cerebral Venous Thrombosis. Lace up your shoes, start washing those dishes, do whatever you need to do while we remind you about presentation, workup and most of all, treatment. As 1% of all strokes and the most common cause of stroke in young patients, you'll want to...


Oct 19, 2020

In this episode we cover the often overlooked topic of glycemic control in the ICU. What blood sugar should we be targeting? Is that hyperglycaemia a stress response? Insulin resistance? Iatrogenic? All of the above. Come listen to our discussion, and Josh's attempt at clearing up a confused evidence base.


Oct 16, 2020

We've reached a milestone, 100 episodes! In this podcast, we cover ICU level thiamine deficiency, not just your white-whale of Wernicke encephalopathy. Come take a listen for dosing, clinical features and complications.


Oct 13, 2020

In this episode, we cover the approach to the   not-so-rare cause of ICU level pancreatitis: hypertriglyceridemia. Come take a listen for nuances around insulin management, and second thoughts around using heparin and plasmapheresis.


Sep 14, 2020

In this episode we simplify the approach to covering your invasive fungal infections in critically unwell patients. 

Yeast vs Mold vs Endemic Mycoses

Azoles vs Echinocandins vs Amphotericin