Category: Clinical Topics

Clinical topics in anesthesia

#32 – Iatrogenic infections related to anesthesia workstation behaviors – Chuck Biddle, PhD, CRNA

In this podcast, I talk with Chuck Biddle, PhD, CRNA about iatrogenic infections related to anesthesia workstation behaviors.  This continues to be a focal point of Dr Biddle’s research on patient safety and is a topic that concerns every anesthesia

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#31 – At-Home Cardiorespiratory Events Following Ambulatory Surgery – Chuck Biddle, PhD, CRNA

In this podcast, I chat with Chuck Biddle, PhD, CRNA about his and other research on at-home cardiorespiratory events following ambulatory surgery.  We discuss risk factors, screening tools and patient education that is designed to enhance patient safety and decrease

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#19 – Trauma Anesthesia – Caleb Rogovin, MSN, CRNA

Jon caught up with Caleb Rogovin, MS, CRNA, CCRN, CEN to talk trauma anesthesia.  Pharmacology, massive transfusion protocols, fluid management, room set up, team communication and personal coping are all covered in this episode.   Caleb Rogovin, MS, CRNA, CCRN,

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#17 – EKG Lead Selection for Perioperative Monitoring – Mark Kossick, DNSc, CRNA, APN

Mark A. Kossick, DNSc, CRNA, APN, professor at Western Carolina University, discusses the cardinal elements and evidence based recommendations for EKG lead selection during anesthesia. Dr. Kossick is a tenured professor at Western Carolina University, the author of a textbook

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#15 – Difficult Airway Case Study – Eric Carlson, MSN, CRNA

Kristin talks with Eric Carlson, MSN, CRNA who shares a gripping personal tale of managing an unexpected difficult airway during an emergency Cesarean section.  Eric found himself in a “cannot intubate/cannot ventilate” situation which evolved into performing a cricothyrotomy followed by

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#11 – Part 3 Combat Trauma Anesthesia – Dustin Degman, MSN, CRNA

Part 3: Combat Trauma Anesthesia with Dustin Degman, MSN, CRNA.  Dustin and Jon wrap up their conversation with an overview of how people can get involved as CRNAs in the military and how we can support our troops. Dustin Degman,

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#10 – Part 2 Combat Trauma Anesthesia – Dustin Degman, MSN, CRNA

Part 2: Combat Trauma Anesthesia with Dustin Degman, MSN, CRNA.  Dustin discusses the specifics of Damage Control Resuscitation that he utilized as the sole anesthesia provider at Forward Operating Base (FOB) Orgun-E in Afghanistan. Dustin Degman, MSN, CRNA is an Associate Professor

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#9 – Part 1 Combat Trauma Anesthesia – Dustin Degman, MSN, CRNA

Part 1: Combat Trauma Anesthesia with Dustin Degman, MSN, CRNA. In this interview, Jon sits down with Dustin Degman to discuss his role as a CRNA working at Forward Operating Base (FOB) Orgun-E in Afghanistan. Dustin Degman, MSN, CRNA is an Associate Professor of Anesthesia

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#6 – Outpatient Anesthesia – David Andrews, MHS, CRNA

In this episode Kristin and David Andrews, MHS, CRNA, President of the Oregon Association of Nurse Anesthetists and Clinical Director of Outpatient Anesthesia Services, sit down to discuss the challenges facing outpatient anesthesia providers. Information about Outpatient Anesthesia Services can be

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#5 – Sickle Cell Disease – Matthew Kuestner, M.D.

Matthew Kuestner, M.D., attending anesthesiologist at Kosair Children’s Hopsital, overviews sickle cell disease and anesthetic implications for pediatric patients.  Dr Kuestner is a board certified pediatric anesthesiologist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology. Sickle Cell Disease – Dr. Kuestner

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#4 – Hematopoiesis, Fetal Hemoglobin & Physiologic Anemia in Pediatrics – Matthew Kuestner, M.D.

Matthew Kuestner, M.D., attending anesthesiologist at Kosair Children’s Hopsital, overviews hematopoiesis, fetal hemoglobin and physiologic anemia in pediatrics.  Dr Kuestner is a board certified pediatric anesthesiologist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology. Hematopoiesis, Fetal Hemoglobin & Physiologic Anemia

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#3 – Single Lung Ventilation In Pediatrics – Andrea Kristofy, M.D.

Adrea Kristofy, M.D., attending anesthesiologist at Kosair Children’s Hospital, discusses single lung ventilation in pediatrics.  Dr Kristofy is an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at the University of Louisville School of Medicine.  She is also a Diplomate of the American Board

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#2 – Myth’s Mistakes and Misconceptions in the Pediatric Population – Steven Auden, M.D.

Steven Auden, M.D., attending anesthesiologist at Kosair Children’s Hospital, discusses myths, mistakes and misconceptions in pediatric anesthesia.  Dr Auden is the Medical Director of Kosair Children’s Hospital Department of Anesthesiology and a Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology for the University of

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#1 – Pediatrics: Are They Just Little Adults? – Walter Rose, D.O.

Dr Walter Rose, D.O., attending anesthesiologist at Kosair Children’s Hospital, discusses the specific attributes that make caring for pediatric patients unique as anesthesia providers.  Dr Rose is the Director of Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia at Kosair Children’s Hospital and also serves

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