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Profile: Peter DeBlieux

Clinical Professor in EM and MICU of LSUHSC Charity Hospital, Director of EMS at LSUHSC Interim Hospital

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Profile: Michael Winters

Asst Professor and Program Director of EM/IM/Critical Care combined residency at University of Maryland.

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Jun2014
Mark Walsh speaks about thromboelastography (TEG) and why you should be using this test to guide transfusions, especially with the massive transfusion protocol. Vascular Surgeon Dr. Robert Crawford gives his pearls & pitfalls on the management of aortic dissection. Forget about memorizing all those classifications; it's easy with his 4 critical points.
Mark Walsh, Robert Crawford, Mike Winters, Rob Rodriguez , Peter DeBlieux
63:13

May2014
Neurocritical care guru Wendy Chang joins the Critical Care Guys to discuss the critical care management of patients with acute ischemic stroke. In part 2, we discuss the current management of patients with severe acute pancreatitis. Still using the term "hemorrhagic pancreatitis"? Still aggressively fluid resuscitating your patient and providing prophylactic antibiotics?
Wendy Chang, Mike Winters, Rob Rodriguez , Peter DeBlieux
51:38

Apr2014
Got a sick septic patient? Ready to write for vancomycin and piperacillin/tazobatam? You might want to think again. This month Bryan Hayes is back to discuss 7 pearls that should immediately impact your practice. Michael Allison and Michael Scott review the evidence for the use of noninvasive ventilation in patients with an acute asthma exacerbation.
Brian Hayes, Michael Allison, Michael Scott, Mike Winters, Rob Rodriguez , Peter DeBlieux
58:17

Mar2014
This month we review and discuss critical literature just published in the NEJM pertaining to the resuscitation of patients with septic shock. Should you change your MAP goal? Is albumin still indicated for fluid resuscitation in the septic patient? Should CVP and central venous oxygen saturation measurements be integral to the management of patients with sepsis?
Mike Winters, Rob Rodriguez , Peter DeBlieux
56:31

Feb2014
We start off with a discussion on the patient with acute liver failure. Learn why giving lactulose for encephalopathy in these patients may be harmful. In the second discussion, we officially welcome Haney Mallemat to the CCPEM team and hears his Tips & Tricks Every Resuscitationist Must Know!
Mike Winters, Rob Rodriguez , Peter DeBlieux
50:47

Jan2014
This month we discuss key articles from the 2013 literature that pertain to EM and CCM. Lots of great stuff on cardiac arrest, targeted temperature management, sepsis, transfusions, fluid resuscitation, pulmonary embolism, and sedation and analgesia. Don't get left behind before the year even get's started.
Mike Winters, Rob Rodriguez , Peter DeBlieux
48:53

Dec2013
This month we get back to pediatric critical illness. Mimi Lu discusses status asthmaticus while Nate Mick imparts the pearls for treating status epilepticus in sick kids. If you take care of kids, you can't afford to miss this episode!
Mimi Lu, Mike Winters, Rob Rodriguez , Peter DeBlieux
54:07

Nov2013
Bryan Hayes is back to discuss pearls and pitfalls regarding alcohol withdrawal. We discuss the latest NEJM article that casts doubt on the benefit of cooling patients with ROSC from OHCA to 33C. Finally, we highlight 2 abdominal catastrophes that can easily be missed in the critically ill ICU patient.
Bryan Hayes, Mike Winters, Rob Rodriguez , Peter DeBlieux
58:51

Oct2013
This month we discuss pearls and pitfalls in the management of critically ill transplant patients. Though we focus on the cardiac transplant patient, much of the discussion on rejection, medications, and infection is applicable to any transplant patient. Do you know how to recognize rejection? What organisms do you need to consider in the transplant patient with sepsis?
Mike Winters, Rob Rodriguez , Peter DeBlieux
66:06

Sep2013
Often felt to be one of the "most mismanaged conditions in all of medicine", the management of hypertensive emergencies is challenging and can be fraught with disaster. What is the target reduction in blood pressure during the first hour? What agents should you use for select patients and why does hydralazine have no role in the management of hypertensive emergencies?
Mike Winters, Rob Rodriguez , Peter DeBlieux
54:37

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