Sam Galvagno- Osmotherapy: Agents to know for your next "Brain Code"

Today we are once again excited to have Dr./LtCol/All-around critical care guru Sam Galvagno. In addition to publishing in multiple major journals, defending the country, maintaining FOUR board certifications, AND maintaining a PhD in Clinical Research; Dr. Galvagno somehow finds time away from his job as Associate Director of the University of …

Shah + Badjatia: Therapeutic Hypothermia 2014

Today we are fortunate to have the combined mental powers of two of the greatest minds in the field of therapeutic hypothermia. First you will hear from Nirav Shah, Assistant Professor of Medicine and current Program Director for the Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship at the University of Maryland. Using …

Wendy Chang: Status Epilepticus Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make!

Today we are honored to have Dr. Wan-Tsu (Wendy) Chang, member of both the Neurocritical Care Department and the Emergency Department here at the University of Maryland. Dr. Chang has spent the last several years studying the best way to treat patients suffering from intractible status epilepticus. She has taken time …

Polyneuromyopathy of critical illness: when to call in the cavalry!

Dr. Neal Porter is an Assistant Professor of Neurology here at the University of Maryland with a special clinical focus on neurophysiology. Over the last twenty years, Dr Porter has mastered the topic of ICU polyneuromyopathy and has used this knowledge to be one of the national experts in the …