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Boot Camp: Phase 2

In our second installment of the Boot Camp Series, Dr. Lederer covers electrolyte emergencies and Dr. Nunly covers assessing a seriously ill patient. This is perfect for a starting intern or upper level resident! 

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Mechanical Circulatory Support: IABP, VADs & ECMO with Dr. Brown

In this lecture, Dr. Lorrel Brown takes time to discuss the indications, mechanics, and physiology of mechanical circulatory support. She provides a great introduction for internists to some of the most advanced ICU therapies. Dr. Lorrel Brown covers evidence and indications for various modalities like IABP (intra-aortic balloon pump), ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation), and percutaneous VAD (ventricular assist device). 

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Sepsis Guidelines and Evidence with Dr. Cavallazzi

This week we have another lecture from Dr. Rodrigo Cavallazzi. Here he discusses the bundles of care that have come out of the Surviving Sepsis guidelines as well as the recent evidence concerning "Early Goal Directed Therapy" pioneered by Dr. Rivers. He also discusses recent updates to the Surviving Sepsis guidelines and some nuances for patients not responding to initial therapies.


RODRIGO CAVALLAZZI, M.D.

Dr. Cavallazzi is an assistant professor of medicine at University of Louisville in the Pulmonary and Critical Care Department. He is a favorite of the residents and is heavily involved in the Community Acquired Pneumonia Organization (CAPO) research. 

 

 


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