Peripheral Vasoactive Drugs

This month’s Podcast of the Month is from paediatricemergencies.com. In a 30 minute podcast aimed at the non-intensivist, Chris Flannigan (Paeds ICU Royal Belfast Hospital) discusses ‘push dose pressors’ and peripheral adrenaline infusions. He presents a simple and quick approach to the crashing kid on the ward who doesn’t have central access and isn’t responding…

Syncope

This month’s Podcast of the Month is from PEM ED Podcast. In a 2 x 45 minute series Andrew Sloas and Buck Kyle discuss paediatric syncope, with a focus on the cardiogenic causes that you don’t want to miss. They also cover common reasons why kids pass out, and throw in a little ECG revision…

FEAST

The Fluid Expansion As Supportive Therapy (FEAST) trial with its finding that fluid boluses were associated with increased mortality in septic children in Africa has prompted many conversations in the worlds of paediatrics and critical care.  Crit-IQ talk to Kath Maitland, the lead author, who shares her thoughts on this landmark trial.   This is a…

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