Practical anesthesia knowledge and wisdom for CRNAs by CRNAs.
Malignant Hyperthermia: It’s Getting Hot In Here
In this episode of the APEX Live Anesthesia Podcast, we’ll discuss one of the anesthetic crises we all learned about in anesthesia school…malignant hyperthermia. We’ll talk about how to recognize MH, and most importantly, how to manage this emergency if it ever happens to you!
Stop Bleeding! Antifibrinolytics.
In this episode of the APEX Live Anesthesia Podcast, we’ll talk about the coagulation cascade and how we can reduce perioperative bleeding with antifibrinolytic medications. Next, we’ll analyze the current evidence, discuss best practices, and drop a few knowledge bombs to ensure your practice is up-to-date.
Ketamine: The Swiss Army Knife of Anesthetic Drugs
In this episode of the APEX Live Anesthesia Podcast, we are going to dive into the world of ketamine. We’ll review the little brother to PCP, and talk about all the situations where it can be useful…it really is the swiss army knife of anesthetic meds!
Are You Having Trouble Breathing? ARDS or COVID-19?
In the first part of this episode of the APEX Live Anesthesia Podcast we’ll review the pathophysiology of ARDS and discuss the multiple theories about the pathology of COVID-19. The second part is a discussion of the management similarities and differences between ARDS and COVID-19.
In this episode of the APEX Live Anesthesia Podcast, it’s all about dexmedetomidine. Or, simply… just dex. We’ll discuss its pharmacological properties and share clinically relevant content related to its use in clinical anesthesia.
Ask An Intelligent Question - Get a Mediocre Answer!
In this episode of the APEX Live Anesthesia Podcast, we answer several clinical questions submitted by our listeners. The topics range from using ondansetron to treat hypotension from neuraxial anesthesia to using a cephalosporin in a patient with a penicillin allergy. Buckle up… you’re not going to want to miss the mediocre madness!