Episode 10: Optimal ICU rounding

How good are you at rounding? How could you making it better? Whats in your ICU rounding checklist? My own checklist. Selected References: The JAMA paper. The Attitudes at Rounds paper. The exploirative discriptive paper. The two Cochrane Reviews: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10796485 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19588316 The Diffusion of Evidence Based Practice statewide paper.  The checklist paper.  The computer bsed […]

Episode 6: Your guide to TEG, ROTEM and the Medical Betamax Vs VHS Battle

What are vasoelastic assays? How do I read them? What do I do? Is it ready for primetime? TEG VS ROTEM – the format wars.  Whats the future like?  Selected references:  Effect of thromboelastography (TEG®) and rotational thromboelastometry (ROTEM®) on diagnosis of coagulopathy, transfusion guidance and mortality in trauma: descriptive systematic review An assessment of […]