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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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Jun 29, 2020

In this episode, we cover ICU level Pneumocystic Jirovicii Pneumonia (previously known as Pneumocystic Carinii Pneumonia).

Suggested approach:

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

In this episode we cover that not so friendly-Fingi: Aspergillus

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

Jun 1, 2020

In this episode, we cover the presentation, clinical signs / symptoms and workup of takotsubo cardiomyopathy. Come take a listen so you'll never miss that octopus-trap of a clinical confounder, with juicy pearls around LVOT obstruction.