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Conversations in Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine by the American Thoracic Society

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Conversations in Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine by the American Thoracic Society

    Critical Perspective: Corticosteroids for Moderate or Severe ARDS due to COVID-19 (the CoDEX Trial)

    Critical Perspective: Corticosteroids for Moderate or Severe ARDS due to COVID-19 (the CoDEX Trial)

    In this “Breathe Easy Critical Perspective” podcast, Dr. Dominique Pepper interviews Dr. Luciano Azevedo. They discuss the CoDEX trial published in JAMA that investigated the effect of dexamethasone in moderate or severe ARDS due to COVID-19. Dr. Azevedo is a professor at the Emergency Medicine Department at the University of São Paulo and the coordinator of the Intensive Care and Anesthesiology Experimental Laboratory at the Instituto Sirio-Libanes de Ensino e Pesquisa in São Paulo.

    • 37 min
    Common Sleep Problems in Adults for the Non-Sleep Provider: RLS & OSA

    Common Sleep Problems in Adults for the Non-Sleep Provider: RLS & OSA

    In this episode, Drs Smith and Ingram discuss two medical sleep problems adults frequently encounter: sleep apnea and restless leg syndrome. The discussion is focused on practical information for non-sleep medicine trained listeners who have colleagues or patients that may be struggling with these challenges.

    • 57 min
    Climate change and chronic respiratory disease

    Climate change and chronic respiratory disease

    In this podcast Dr Nolan and Dr Sarfaty discuss the impact of climate change on people with chronic respiratory disease and what actions clinicians and academics can take to help this vulnerable group.

    • 27 min
    Critical Perspective: ARDS update from ATS 2020 Virtual with Dr. Charlotte Summers

    Critical Perspective: ARDS update from ATS 2020 Virtual with Dr. Charlotte Summers

    In this “Breathe Easy Critical Perspective” podcast, Dr. Dominique Pepper interviews Dr. Charlotte Summers. They discuss COVID-19 outcomes, as well as the roles of dexamethasone, Vitamin C, and open-lung ventilation in ARDS. Dr. Summers is the Director of the Academic Clinical Fellow Programme and the Deputy Director of Clinical Academic Training at the University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine.

    • 24 min
    Ask the Scientist Series - Snapshot into the Career and Lives of Respiratory Scientists from Around the World Ep.1 (2/2)

    Ask the Scientist Series - Snapshot into the Career and Lives of Respiratory Scientists from Around the World Ep.1 (2/2)

    In part 2 of this episode, Chris shares his experience working in rural Uganda, to improve neonatal health and how this service to global health has left a lasting impact on his career and life. Also, Chris reveals all in 'Rapid Fire Question Time'! So stay tuned until the end...

    • 19 min
    Ask the Scientist Series - Snapshot into the Career and Lives of Respiratory Scientists from Around the World Ep.1 (1/2)

    Ask the Scientist Series - Snapshot into the Career and Lives of Respiratory Scientists from Around the World Ep.1 (1/2)

    In part 1 of this episode, learn about Chris's experience as a doctor and a scientist investigating neonatal respiratory conditions, the transition between dry to wet-lab projects and the value of having great mentors.

    • 14 min

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