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Oct 13, 2021

From CodaZero Live, Steve Morgan talks to us about temporary mechanical circulatory support in cardiogenic shock.

Steve gives an example of a patient with refractory cardiogenic shock, who hasn’t responded to pharmacological support. So, how do we go about choosing between temporary circulatory support options?

First,...


Oct 6, 2021

Brain injury outcomes and predictors by Kiran Lele

Being able to prognosticate in the aftermath of a traumatic brain injury (TBI) is important as it assists with counselling patients and families. Moreover, it helps rationally allocate healthcare resources.

However, due to the heterogenous nature of TBI and variable...


Sep 29, 2021

In this podcast, Celia Bradford talks to Bing Brotohusodo about a challenging time in his life.

Early in 2020, Bing contracted COVID-19.

This resulted in a two-month hospital stay and admission to the ICU.

Celia was one of Bing's physicians and together, they reflect on Bing's time in hospital and his recovery.

Bing was...


Sep 22, 2021

In this second episode on vascular access, the team from the Australian Vascular Access Society (AVAS) discuss vessel assessment with RaCeVa and RaPeVa as well as the use of Micropuncture and establishing optimal catheter tip position. 

Before puncturing a vessel for vascular access it is important to:

  1. Trace the...


Sep 15, 2021

The prehospital management of patients with moderate and severe TBI can be complex. 

In this podcast, Marty Nichols talks us through managing patients with TBI in a prehospital environment. This involves avoiding hypoxia and hypotension, ensuring a safe transportation and getting to the right treatment centre the first...