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FOAMfrat Podcast

Jun 25, 2021

Invasive arterial blood pressure (IABP) monitoring techniques have enjoyed a rich history of use throughout the mid-to-late 20th century in the peri-operative setting and are now a standard of care intensive care units. While there are a variety of IABP monitoring options, one of the most common techniques...

Jun 19, 2021

Ok, here's the thing.. there really is no anion gap. We pretend there is because the things we routinely measure leave something to be desired on the anion side. Sam put out a killer blog and this is a follow-up conversation. Enjoy!

Jun 12, 2021

Traditionally transcutaneous pacing involves a paramedic placing pads anterior/posterior (preferred), and turning up the milliamps until electrical capture is obtained. Electrical capture is obtained when a pacing spike is followed by a wide complex. The clinician will then try to palpate a pulse to confirm mechanical...

Jun 5, 2021

A few months ago Sam published a blog on the oxyhemoglobin dissociation curve. If you haven't checked it out I highly recommend reading that before listening to us discuss what this curve teaches us about airway...