Cardiogenic Shock, When the Pump Fails

Today we are fortunate to have Dr. Sammy Zakaria, Assistant Director of the Johns Hopkins Bayview Cardiac Intensive Care Unit and overall cardiac critical care guru. He will discuss his take on the basics of cardiogenic shock and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Over the next 60 minutes you will learn not only …

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Cardiac Arrest & Why ACLS May Be Wrong

Dr. Munish Goyal comes to us all the way from downtown DC, where at the Georgetown University School of Medicine he acts as Director of Emergency Intensive Care and Associate Program Director for the Pulm/Critical Care Fellowship. Using his positions in both the Emergency Department and the Pulmonary and Critical Care department, …

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Acute Right Heart Failure

Dr. Gautam Ramani is an expert in pulmonary hypertension as well as the evaluation and management of patients with acute right heart failure.  In this core content lecture, Dr. Ramani will discuss the evaluation of these critically-ill patients, hemodynamic strategies, and treatment options for patients with acute RHF. Pearls In …

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ICU Management of Acute Pulmonary Embolism

Dr. Feras Khan is an emergency medicine trained intensivist who has recently joined the University of Maryland’s departments of both CCM and EM.  This is a great lecture on the nuts and bolts of managing the patient with an acute PE in the ICU. Do you know the code dose …

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Dysrhythmias in the ICU

This week’s core-content series lecture was given by Dr. Amal Mattu on ICU dysrhythmias.  If you think that ACLS is all you need to know for the patient with a new dysrhythmia you are dead-wrong.  In this lecture Dr. Mattu goes through a number of high-risk cases that show when …