The Internet Book of Critical Care Podcast

Adam Thomas & Josh Farkas

  • 36 minutes 10 seconds
    IBCC Episode 128 - ABG, VBG and Pulse Oximetry

    Welcome to the origin story of PULMCRIT! 


    In this episode, we cover how best to practically monitor the balance between oxygenation, oxygen delivery and oxygen consumption. Controversial to say the least.

    Come take a listen, and learn about the pulsatility index, a space we should all be watching for in the future.

    13 May 2023, 8:32 am
  • 30 minutes 59 seconds
    IBCC Episode 127 - Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis (SBP)

    We are back! Come dust off our shows spot in your favourite podcast app, and listen to why its important to hunt for SBP like it's the Red October (forgive the Sean Connery reference, I had too). We cover diagnosis (aka tap-y-tap) and treatment. 


    28 April 2023, 5:09 am
  • 55 minutes 8 seconds
    IBCC Episode 126 - Myocardial Ischemia

    Annnnnnnnd We are back. Sorry, but after Andor has finally finished we have now got time to discuss the old type 1 MI, aka STEMI aka Occlusive Myocardial Infarction. Come listen for all those basics and some nuances around myocardial infarction in critically unwell patients. We talk when to DAPT, who gets full anticoagulation, hemodynamic support, and when to wake our Cardiology friends up in the night. 

    2 December 2022, 6:05 pm
  • 22 minutes 18 seconds
    IBCC Episode 125 - Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction

    Being Dynamic is usally a great thing... but not when youre crushing the only good way out of the left ventrile. 

    In this episode we cover dynamic obstruction of the LVOT (specifically sub-valvular):

    what is it?

    who gets it?

    What to do about it.

    We missed ya'll, so come have alisten and brush up on a rare but important phenomena in our critically ill patients.

    2 August 2022, 7:52 pm
  • 53 minutes 3 seconds
    IBCC Episode 124- Neuroprognostication After Cardiac Death

    In this beast of a 53 minute podcast, we tackle the approach to prognosticating neurologic function of our patients after cardiac arrest. This is hard! As Dick Cheney taught us, there are lots of known and unknown-unknowns. Read through the chapter, then come listen to all things: nuances around confounders, using structural and functional tests. How imaging can lead us astray. Is there a troponin of the brain? Josh even admits to what he'd take to the proverbial desert island. 

    9 April 2022, 7:07 am
  • 14 minutes 19 seconds
    IBCC Episode 123 - Respiratory Alkalosis
    In this episode, we follow up with last week's podcast and explain the drivers of hypocapnia and subsequent respiratoy alkalosis. Come listen to a primer for all things ASA, sepsis, encephalopathy or strait mountain biking - induced panic. 
    7 March 2022, 11:12 pm
  • 16 minutes 22 seconds
    IBCC Episode 122 - Respiratory Acidosis

    In this lean and mean episode, we cover the outrageously broad topic of respiratory acidosis. Come listen to help structure your approach to Won't Breathe, Can't Breathe, and Breathing Won't Work.  If you remeber nothing else, its that hypercapnia does not always mean BIPAP

    1 March 2022, 11:00 am
  • 29 minutes 57 seconds
    IBCC Episode 121 - Pneumocystis Jiroveci Pneumonia

    In this episode we cover the rare but important driver of your patients respiratory failure:  Pneumocystis Jiroveci Pneumonia. Come listen to why you should always delineate HIV status, how to approach patient workup and treatment via an invasive and non invasive manner, and why heatwaves is just a sick song.

    21 February 2022, 11:00 am
  • 48 minutes 38 seconds
    IBCC Episode 120 - Tamponade

    In this episode, we cover that terrible T... Tamponade. Sit back, and get your learn on while we go beyond Beck's triad, discussing all things pulses paradox, ultrasound assessment, pitfalls, stabilization, and Josh will even melt your mind with low pressure tamponade.

    15 December 2021, 10:50 pm
  • 37 minutes 56 seconds
    IBCC Episode 119 - Sympathomimetic Toxicity

    In this episode, we cover all things "Upper(s)." Come listen to all things critical care level cocaine, meth and bath salts. Organ dysfunction, rapid control, immersive cooling and more!

    1 December 2021, 7:29 am
  • 25 minutes 16 seconds
    IBCC Episode 118 - Necrotising Fasciitis

    In this episode, we cover that scary presentation where your patient goes from seemingly well, to skin melting off and in multi organ failure.

    Come take a listen for all things clinical presentation, anti-toxin antibiotics regimes, skin cut downs and surgical debridement.

    28 October 2021, 10:00 am
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