MedFlight Radio is a podcast produced by the leading aeromedical transport company in Ohio. The show covers many topics related to HEMS, critical care, fire/EMS, and aviation.
Infant and Pediatric Airway Management with Dr. Jill Fitch and Jason Pierce
August is back to a pediatric topic as MedFlight Radio finds their way back to Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio and talks on infant/pediatric airway.
Today we sit down with Doctor Jill Fitch (ICU intensivist at Nationwide Children Hospital) and Jason Pierce (Former Nationwide Children Transport Nurse and Current MedFlight Flight Nurse/Education Coordinator). The conversation dives right in on pediatric airway assessment, treatment and current trends of managing infant and pediatric airway.
Which is better for my pediatric patient in respiratory distress—?? regular oxygen, high flow nasal cannula, CPAP, BiPAP.
Come listen in as we get the unique expertise of a pediatric ICU intensivist talking airway in kids.
OB Emergencies with Dr. Janine Curcio and Dr. Brad Raetzke
June is OB emergencies month and the focus on those high risk low volume runs. We sit down with EMS Fellow Dr Janine Curcio and MedFlight/MedCare Medical Director Dr Brad Raetzke with this subject. We start by talking about all of the physiological changes that go with being pregnant and then get into the most common emergencies you will see in field and hospital. As normal we talk about the whys and hows of treatments for all these emergencies.
The hope is to education and decrease some of that anxiety we have with these type of transports. Come listen in and learn..
Cardiac Arrest with Dr. Eric Cortez and Dr. Ashley Larrimore
May is Cardiac Arrest month! Join Dr. Eric Cortez and Dr. Ashley Larrimore as we talk about where we are with medical cardiac arrest patients. What works and what are the priorities in these cases? While often controversial, many EMS agencies are taking different approaches to managing cardiac arrest.
Come and listen. You won't be disappointed.
Trauma with Dr. Michael Sutherland and Dr. Ashley Larrimore
MedFlight Radio takes to the road for this podcast as we find ourselves at Ohio State University Medical Center East Campus with Dr Michael Sutherland (Trauma Medical Director at Ohio State Medical Center-East) talking trauma. Dr Ashley Larrimore, MedFlight’s own medical director joins in as we get into some tough and controversial material.
We waste no time and jump right into talk on handling trauma patients and even traumatic cardiac arrest. How to differentiate a medical cardiac arrest patient from a traumatic one ? Where does salt water fit into fluid resuscitation? Is plasma better than red blood cells? CPR or not in a trauma arrest? Epinephrine for traumatic PEA Arrest—yes/no, Pelvic binder, should I place it or not? These are just some of the tough questions we get into during this podcast.
Not one you want to miss…
Pediatric DKA with Dr. Ashley Larrimore and Dr. Michael Stoner
MedFlight Radio goes the route of pediatric DKA for the month of March 2021. We bring in special guest Dr. Michael Stoner a long time Nationwide Children’s Hospital ER Physician to bring us up to speed on current trends in pediatric treatment.
The conversation starts pretty basic then we quickly move forward into more advanced and on-going pediatric therapy. MedFlight Medical Director Dr Ashley Larrimore also joins in and discuss some of the differences you may see in adult DKA verses pediatric DKA. Come join us and learn more about DKA.
Pulmonary Embolus and COVID
Pulmonary Embolus and COVID. Is there any connection? Join us as we circle back on Pulmonary Embolus from our podcast from a couple of years ago. Pulmonary Embolus cases are on the rise in central Ohio and has treatment changed along with it?
Listen to our expertise’s from OhioHealth Riverside Hospital as we dive into Covid and the link that can lead to Pulmonary Embolus. The conversation progresses to the algorithm for PE treatment and if thrombolytic Medication is indicated, which one is better TPA or TNK?
We finish up with trends in future treatments.
Come join us…