A-OK for Amniotic Fluid Embolism

An amniotic fluid embolism (AFE) remains one of the most devastating conditions in obstetric practice. In today’s episode, Sass and Jeremy review the pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, and management of this rare, but lethal condition.

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Ep 243: A Crisis of Malignant Proportions

Malignant Hyperthermia (MH) is a rare and dreaded complication specific to anesthesia. It’s a systemic hypermetabolic syndrome that can result in severe disability or even death. In this episode Jeremy and Sass review the pathophysiology, preoperative considerations, signs and symptoms, complications, and management of this uncommon, but significant critical event.

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Ep 221: Name That Shock State

Jeremy and Sass believe in reviewing the principles related to crisis management so that you can make the correct diagnosis for every scenario you find yourself in. On this episode, we’re going to help you identify different shock states by reviewing differential diagnoses, the rationale for the treatment, and the mechanism of action of medications used for the treatment of the crisis. Then we’ll finish it off by providing a few test questions to better prepare you for upcoming exams.

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