Kim Boswell – POD 0: Care After Cardiac Surgery

Dr. Kim Boswell is an Emergency Medicine trained intensivist who not only works in the ED but takes care of some of the sickest patients at the University of Maryland in our Cardiac Surgery ICU.  We were lucky to have Dr. Boswell come to discuss the intricacies of managing patients …

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General Principles of Post-operative Care: When Physiology Goes Awry

Today we are pleased to welcome a very prestigious guest: Dr. Mary Njoku, owner of the M. Jane Matjasko Professorship for Education in Anesthesiology, the current director of the University of Maryland Anesthesiology Residency Program, and currently acting as the Vice Chair of Education at the University of Maryland School of …

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Surgically-Altered Airways: What you NEED to Know to Avoid Disasters!!

Today we have the pleasure of welcoming Dr. Megan Graybill Anders, a new addition to the Maryland Anesthesiology-Critical Care department and all-around airway guru! Over the last year, she has started an initiative to tag all surgical airways with a simple “How-to guide” in regards to handling any and all disasters. …

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Managing the Burn Patient in the ICU

Dr. Brandon Bruns is an Assistant Professor of Surgery here at the University of Maryland and did a large amount of his training at University of Texas Southwestern, home of Parkland Memorial Hospital and the Parkland formula.  Who better to ask to come talk to us about Burn Management in …

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Principles of Resuscitation

We were incredibly lucky to have the eminent Dr. Thomas Scalea – Francis X. Kelly Professor of Trauma Surgery & Physician-in-Chief at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center – come to the University of Maryland’s Multidisciplinary Critical Care Conference.  Dr. Scalea is a world renowned expert in Trauma Critical Care …