The Free Open Access Medical Education (FOAM): Jane Brody wrote an article, "What Comes After the Heimlich Maneuver" that ran in the NY Times and stirred up a ruckus on Twitter. This is a reasonable article on choking and details the limitations of the Heimlich maneuver.  Unfortunately, the article ends  instructing the layperson cric…
In this 30 minute talk, Dr. Felipe Teran reviews the basics of mechanical circulatory devices in cardiac arrest and cariogenic shock.
A nice review of the basics of post-intubation hemodynamic collapse. A good resource for med students and interns.

High Flow Nasal Cannulae

Critical Care   Blog Post + Podcast Learning Time: 45mins
HFNC--the new hot thing or just blowin' hot air?
A summary of a review paper on administering vasopressors through Peripheral IVs (PIV). Can it be done safely?
An overview of the basic causes and management of cardiogenic shock.
Post-Arrest: It is up to you to determine why the patient died and determine which crucial steps need to be initiated to increase your patient’s chance of survival.
Dr. Sarah Reid & Dr. Gina Neto discuss the pearls and pitfalls in recognition & management of pediatric sepsis & septic shock, fluid management, IO tips, induction agent of choice, ionotropes of choice & cold vs warm shock
Dr. Joel Yaphe & Dr. Clare Atzema discuss controversies in management of hypertensive emergencies - aortic dissection, hypertensive encephalopathy, eclampsia & more
Walter Himmel and Scott Weingart discuss the controversial and evolving topic of fluids in sepsis and septic shock & post-intubation sedation and analgesia
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