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Episode 47: ICU triage with Eddy Gutierrez

Critical Care Scenarios

Discussing ICU triage, risk stratification, and patient disposition with intensivist Eddy Joe Gutierrez (@eddyjoemd) of the Saving Lives Podcast. Takeaway lessons * When a patient has borderline indications for requiring the ICU, generally, in the real world, they should go to the ICU. When a sending provider (e.g.

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PulmCrit Blogitorial – New IDSA/SCCM guidelines on fever evaluation in ICU

EMCrit Project

Today we'll walk through some interesting bits of the new IDSA/SCCM guideline on evaluation of new fever in the adult ICU patient (available free here). More guidelines! how should temperature be evaluated? This is frankly a mess. Bladder catheter or esophageal probe are best, but usually not used.

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AID-ICU

The Bottom Line

In patients in the ICU with delirium, does haloperidol compared with placebo, increase the number of days alive and out of the hospital at 90 days?

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Lightning rounds #10: Physical examination in the ICU

Critical Care Scenarios

Bryan and Brandon talk about the physical exam: how we apply it in the ICU, its utility and changing role in the setting of modern diagnostic modalities, and its best and most practical use-cases. References McNamara LC, Kanjee Z. Counterpoint: Routine Daily Physical Exams Add Value for the Hospitalist and Patient. J Hosp Med. J Hosp Med.

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SGEM#368: Just A Normal Saline Day in the ICU – The PLUS Study

The Skeptics' Guide to EM

He is board certified […] The post SGEM#368: Just A Normal Saline Day in the ICU – The PLUS Study first appeared on The Skeptics Guide to Emergency Medicine. Exclusions: Patients with specific ICU fluid requirements, those who received disqualifying fluid prior to enrollment (> 500 mL in the ICU),

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Lightning rounds #12: Co-managing patients in a surgical ICU

Critical Care Scenarios

Brandon and Bryan talk about the practicalities of communication, collaboration, and compromise in a surgical ICU, when the surgical and critical care teams are both involved, one is the “primary” team on paper, but everyone needs to be heard.

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IBCC – CAR-T cell therapy recipient in the ICU

EMCrit Project

However, it also causes a variety of unique and severe side-effects, which frequently cause ICU admission. CAR-T cell therapy is rapidly expanding as a miraculous therapy for numerous malignancies.

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