Lightning rounds #22: Our drugs of choice

Bryan and Brandon go through their default, go-to drugs for common clinical indications in the ICU: stress ulcer prophylaxis, empiric antibiotics, hypertension, and more.

Lightning rounds #21: CME, merch, Patreon, and other podcast updates

Updates on the podcast, including how to claim credit for continuing education, how to support us by becoming a patron or buying merchandise, and our general perspective on making money through free medical education.

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Lightning rounds #20: Being efficient

Brandon and Bryan chat about tricks and methods of increasing efficiency and getting things done at work.

Lightning rounds #19: How to write a journal article

Continuing the discussion from last Lightning Rounds about presenting at conferences, Brandon and Bryan chat about writing for peer-reviewed journals: why, how, and the process from choosing co-authors to choosing journals to navigating the submission.

Lightning rounds #18: How to give a conference presentation

Brandon and Bryan chat about academic presentations… how to prepare and submit them, selecting the right venue, giving a good talk, and the elephant in the room: why to do it at all.

Lightning rounds #17: Reading chest x-rays

Brandon and Bryan share their approaches to the chest x-ray in the ICU. Plus: Bryan’s an FCCM!

Here’s the Radiology Masterclass.

Lightning rounds #16: How we do case-based teaching

Brandon and Bryan talk about how they assemble, implement, and leverage case-based learning, from this podcast to simulation to oral scenarios to internal visualization.

Lightning rounds #15: Night shifts

Bryan and Brand talk about night shifts, how to handle them, managing the disruption of your circadian rhythm, and more.

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Lightning rounds #14: Abdominal compartment syndrome

Brandon and Bryan discuss a practical approach to abdominal compartment syndrome: when to suspect it, confirming the diagnosis with bladder pressure or other monitoring, management, and prognosis.

Sorry for the audio on this one!

Lightning rounds #13: What’s the deal with nurses?

Brandon and Bryan reflect on the qualities that define good and bad ICU nurses, the challenges they face, and how APPs and physicians can enable them to be their best.