CCP Podcast 095: More mechanical ventilation with Thomas

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSTweet This is the second chat with Thomas Piraino (@respresource) who is a Clinical Specialist in mechanical ventilation at the Centre of Excellence in Mechanical Ventilation, St. Michael’s Hospital. We are moving onto some of the more complex modes of ventilation here with […]

CCP Podcast 047: Advanced Critical Care Practitioners

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSTweet This episode is in conjunction with my friends over at JICScast Segun Olusanya and James Day. We met with Dr Anna Batchelor, Carole Boulanger and Gavin Denton to discuss the role of the Advanced Critical Care Practitioner, its impact on the service […]

CCP Podcast 010: Cricoid Pressure: Do it? Do it right? Or don’t do it at all?

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSTweet Cricoid pressure is the application of backwards pressure on the cricoid cartilage to occlude the oesophagus. Originally described by Sellick in 1961, he described how pressure applied at the level of the 5th cervical vertebrae obstructed the lumen of the oesophagus. This […]

CCP Podcast 029: Mechanical Ventilation…Phases of the Breath

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSTweet The third in the series with Ollie Poole (@RespReview) on mechanical ventilation. Ollie goes into some more detail on the phases of the breath. This requires some visualisation of the waveform involved. Below is the video from YouTube that Ollie originally produced […]

CCP Podcast 011: Social Media…Use it, don’t abuse it!

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSTweet Another busy time in the world of the Critical Care Practitioner! This episode focuses on a discussion I had with Kaye Rolls (@Kaye_rolls) Clinical Nurse Consultant at the Intensive Care Coordination & Monitoring Unit (ICCMU). She and I had a Twitter discussion around […]

CCP Podcast 079: The Two Jonnys November 2017

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSTweet NOT The Two Ronnies…but The Two Jonnys….and Twitter! This is the another episode of an exciting new podcast project with Jonny Wilkinson (@WilkinsonJonny) who is an anaesthetist and Intensive Care Consultant at Northampton hospital He has a website, Critical Care Northampton, from where […]

CCP Podcast 037: How to Make Ultrasound Easier!

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSTweet In this episode I talked to Jennifer Cotton (@sonomojo) who runs the website Sonomojo which is a guide to ultrasound education and she talks about her reasons for setting up the site. The aim of the site is about connecting people to resources […]

CCP Podcast 036: Head of Bed Elevation and Reflux.

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSTweet Lynn Schallom is a research scientist at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She published a paper ‘Head of Bed Elevation and Early Outcomes of Gastric Reflux, Aspiration, and Pressure Ulcers’ in the American Journal of Critical Care in January 2015. Head of Bed […]

CCP Podcast 093: Recent research with Nicole Kupchik

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSTweet Nicol (@nicchik90) is an RN and an author over in the US. She also has a website over at nicolekupchikconsulting.com  where she has many other great resources for others in the profession to use. She recently presented at NTI Boston 2018 and. amongst […]

CCP Podcast 043: Why Won’t My Patient Sleep?

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSTweet Why Won’t My Patient Sleep! The Intensive Care patient will often lie awake at night, eyes wide open, clearly with no intention of sleeping. So why won’t the intensive care patient sleep? Perhaps we need to understand what happens during normal sleep […]

CCP Podcast 084: Audits on some ACCPs skills with Gavin Denton.

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSTweet ACCPs skills are many and varied as those of you who do the job will know. My friend Gavin Denton (@DentonGavin) has conducted 3 different audits along with his colleagues at the Heart of England NHS trust. In this podcast he presents some of the […]

CCP Podcast 006: Chat with David Barton

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSTweet David Barton is Head of Department of Nursing at Swansea University and has been very involved in the development of the Advanced Nurse Practitioner role both locally and nationally. This discussion centres around his history and some of the issues in the […]

CCP Podcast 028: James DuCanto Talks Intubation

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSTweet I love the world of social media. It was through the medium of Twitter that I was able to connect with James DuCanto (@jducanto)who is an anesthesiologist at Aurora Health Care in Wisconsin. Gavin Denton (@DentonGavin) and I picked his brains about […]

CCP Podcast 061: Papers of the Month: March 2017

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSTweet Three more papers of the month for us to peruse. This time Gavin (@DentonGavin) and I are also joined by Sean Munnelly (@seanmunn). The CLASSIC trial. Restricting volumes of resuscitation fluid in adults with septic shock after initial management: the CLASSIC randomised, […]

CCP Podcast 094: Magnesium for the win.

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSTweet “Magnesium For the Win!”- with Bryan Boling. Guest: Habib Srour Dr. Srour is an attending in the Anesthesia Critical Care Division at the University of Kentucky where I practice. The episode is the first in a mini-series on electrolyte imbalances in the […]

CCP Podcast 101: Palliative Care

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSTweet Palliative Care in the ICU All too often, we see critical care and palliative care as opposites, but they really go together nicely. Today on the podcast, we talk with Dr. Jessica McFarlin (@JessMcFarlinMD) about palliative care and how we can integrate […]