Tag Archives: podcast

Adventures in ABGs

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If you like this post, please share it! Share it with your friends, share it on social media, share it on a bathroom wall…we’ll take anything. Getting the word out about any new project is tough. And DitchMedics.com is still in it’s infancy, so we need your help. Thanks! Intro: Welcome back to DitchMedics.com. Today’s […]

Episode 3 – The Lethal Triad

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Welcome back! This week we talk about one of my favorite topics…shock. Specifically we’re going to discuss the lethal triad of shock. Sounds like a Chinese organized crime syndicate, right? Well, it might be but today we’re applying the terminology to the condition that develops after major trauma. Understanding this process will position you to […]

Episode 2 – M.A.R.C.H2 – Rapid Trauma Assessment

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This week we introduce you to the M.A.R.C.H2 trauma assessment technique. This acronym will help you identify and prioritize the immediate life-threats you might encounter during the first minutes of trauma assessment. This is a useful tool. Take-a-listen and consider how you might incorporate this into your trauma assessment. As always, please comment and leave […]

Episode 1 – Basics of the Vent #1

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Welcome back! Today we’re going to talk, literally talk, about some basic concepts of mechanical ventilation. This is the first of many vent discussions we’ll have. A very complex topic indeed. First ever podcast on DitchMedics.com. Hope you enjoy it and maybe learn something. What we discuss: While vents may not be an everyday thing […]