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Mar 18, 2012

In this episode we talk with Dr. Scott Weingart about new developments in caring for patients in cardiac arrest including:

  • End tidal CO2 monitoring
  • Therapeutic hypothermia
  • Should all post arrest patients with return of spontaneous circulation go to the cath lab?
  • A logical approach to managing the airway during cardiac...

Mar 3, 2012

An article published Feb 27, 2012 in the British Medical Journal titled Hypnotics' association with mortality or cancer: a matched cohort study is something we should know about for a few reasons. First, many of us take some form of sedative hypnotic before night shifts and second, it’s been in the news. Your patients...