18 episodes

Practical anesthesia knowledge and wisdom for CRNAs by CRNAs.

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Practical anesthesia knowledge and wisdom for CRNAs by CRNAs.

    Stop Bleeding! Antifibrinolytics.

    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.

    • 22 min
    Ketamine: The Swiss Army Knife of Anesthetic Drugs

    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!

    • 20 min
    Are You Having Trouble Breathing? ARDS or COVID-19?

    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.

    • 29 min
    Dexmedetomidine

    Dexmedetomidine

    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.

    • 22 min
    Ask An Intelligent Question - Get a Mediocre Answer!

    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!

    • 26 min
    Airway Management in the Era of COVID-19

    Airway Management in the Era of COVID-19

    In this episode of the APEX Live Anesthesia Podcast, we talk about intubating the patient with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 infection. We talk about how to prepare safely using personal protective equipment and discuss the current protocols clinicians are using to conduct airway management.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
222 Ratings

222 Ratings

V.HinEsc ,

You Rock!

Thank you for your great practical way to teach complex concepts. I love listening to your podcast on my way to clinical; later on the day I do the post podcast quiz ... Great way to keep practicing for my boards. VHE, SRNA 🤘🏼

CARLAALDRICH ,

Aspiration

Great review. Please consider adding more review on the different PPIs to be administered preop and review of Reglan contraindications along with this talk.

kokoeva2020 ,

Excellent

Thank you for such a concise, organized and informative review! Keep up the stellar work

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