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The landscape of Intensive care is changing. In the era of evidence based medicine, we try to make best possible decision for our patients based on best available evidence. Every fortnight, Dr Swapnil Pawar & Dr Jose Chacko will bring you one hot topic in Critical care. If you want to stay up to date with recent evidence or learn how to critically evaluate the literature in critical care, this podcast is for you.

eCritCare Podcast Swapnil Pawar

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The landscape of Intensive care is changing. In the era of evidence based medicine, we try to make best possible decision for our patients based on best available evidence. Every fortnight, Dr Swapnil Pawar & Dr Jose Chacko will bring you one hot topic in Critical care. If you want to stay up to date with recent evidence or learn how to critically evaluate the literature in critical care, this podcast is for you.

    #Epi 122 - Diaphragmatic Dysfunction in Critically Ill patients

    #Epi 122 - Diaphragmatic Dysfunction in Critically Ill patients

    In this episode, we discuss the etiology of diaphragmatic dysfunction, its management and strategies for prevention. 

    • 20 min
    # Epi 121 - AMIKINHAL Trial - Inhaled Amikacin to prevent Ventilator associated pneumonia

    # Epi 121 - AMIKINHAL Trial - Inhaled Amikacin to prevent Ventilator associated pneumonia

    In this episode, we discuss the recently published RCT AMIKINHAL, which tested the efficacy of inhaled amikacin in preventing VAP in ICU patients who were ventilated for> 72 hours. Although, this trail demonstrated reduced incidence of VAP in intervention arm, it's premature to adopt these practices widely in intensive care.

    • 27 min
    #Epi 120 - NICO Trial - Intubation in Acute Drug Overdose - Does GCS matter?

    #Epi 120 - NICO Trial - Intubation in Acute Drug Overdose - Does GCS matter?

    In this episode, we discuss recently published RCT in JAMA "NICO trial", which evaluated the role of GCS based intubation vs non-invasive airway management. It is important to understand the nuances before generalising the conclusion of this trial.

    • 22 min
    #Epi 119 - The role of IV Thyroxine in Brain Dead Organ Donor

    #Epi 119 - The role of IV Thyroxine in Brain Dead Organ Donor

    In this episode, we discuss the recently published RCT in NEJM, which challenged the current dogma regarding the role of IV thyroxine in potential organ donor patient population. 

    • 17 min
    #Epi 118 - ECLS Shock Trial - Extra-corporeal support in Cardiogenic shock post-MI

    #Epi 118 - ECLS Shock Trial - Extra-corporeal support in Cardiogenic shock post-MI

    In this episode, we discuss the recently published RCT "ECLS-Shock" trial in NEJM. This trial tested the benefit of instituting early extra-corporeal support in cardiogenic shock and suggested more harm in intervention arm compared to control arm. 

    • 23 min
    #Epi 117 - ELAN Trial - Early Vs Late Anticoagulation in Ischaemic stroke post -AF

    #Epi 117 - ELAN Trial - Early Vs Late Anticoagulation in Ischaemic stroke post -AF

    In this episode, we discuss recently published landmark RCT which compared the timing for initiation of oral anticoagulation in patients who presented with ischaemic stroke with rapid AF. 

    • 25 min

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