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FOAMfrat Podcast

Jul 30, 2021

Welcome to round two! We'll be going over fewer laws than last time, but this will round things out nicely! We'll be covering the laws of Fick, Graham, and Dalton/Amagat. Mike Brown joins me again as we look at the clinical application of some lesser-known gas laws.

Jul 23, 2021

In this episode, Tyler interviews Tom Bouthillet and Dr. Stephen Smith on who exactly should get a right-sided ECG.
  • Do not delay transport to PCI to grab a right-sided ECG.
  • If you do decide to perform a right-sided ECG, it should not be for the decision on whether or not to give nitro.
  • If time permits, it may...

Jul 16, 2021

We've been exposed to gas laws our whole life, and we have intuition about what will happen to gas under certain conditions. For example, people notice that the pressure in their tires might become low on a very cold day. Or perhaps you've been at very high altitudes and you've been short of breath. And everyone knows...

Jul 9, 2021

The concept of taking blood out of the body, oxygenating it, removing the CO2, and then putting back in, fascinates me. A few years ago I admittedly knew very little about extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and its indications. I remember going to a class on ECMO at Life Link III and having questions like:

Jul 2, 2021

Before the July 4th weekend hits, I wanted to address two main questions whose answers may come in handy on a call you'll run very soon...

  1. Should EMS use a burn formula?

  2. What's the best way to manage pain for the burn patient?

For a sense of a well-rounded blog on burns, I've included some quick facts about burn...