Blood, Blood Everywhere (Dr. Nathan Nielsen – May 12, 2017)

Pearls When approaching a major hemorrhage scenario, there are several considerations before even contemplating the use of blood products: IV access (including intraosseus lines) Source control (involving interventionists, including surgeons, early) Anti-coagulant antidotes/reversal agents The optimal transfusion “ratio” is not presently known, if there is one.  The 1:1:1 RBC/plasma/platelet ratio …

Compartment Syndromes – Dr. Rebecca Schroll – Tulane University – November, 19, 2015

Continuing our multi-disciplinary critical care lecture series is Dr. Rebecca Schroll, Assistant Professor in the Tulane School of Medicine Department of Surgery. Dr. Schroll is board certified in both General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, and serves as the Medical Director of the Surgical Intensive Care Unit at Tulane University …