E132: Thoracotomy (CarePlan: Sachi & Rhea)
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by Tanner and Cole
2d ago
In this Care Plan episode, the focus is on thoracotomies, both open and video-assisted, commonly performed for thoracic or cardiovascular issues. The discussion goes into preoperative considerations, emphasizing optimizing patients' respiratory health and utilizing double-lumen tubes for one-lung ventilation (OLV). Detailed insights into the challenges posed by patient positioning, the effects of OLV on pulmonary blood flow, and the significance of hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction are covered. Anesthetic considerations, including anesthetic choice and ventilation strategies during OLV, are ..read more
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E131: Robotic Hysterectomy (CarePlan: Sachi & Rhea)
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by Tanner and Cole
1w ago
In this Care Plan episode, the focus turns to robotic hysterectomies, covering the intricacies and considerations involved in this procedure. The discussion covers the various types of hysterectomies performed, indications, and the advantages of using robotic assistance. The episode highlights the challenges posed by patient positioning, physiological changes during surgery, and the meticulous care required in maneuvering the robotic equipment. From vigilance for vagal responses to postoperative concerns like bleeding and pain management, the podcast offers a comprehensive guide to navigating ..read more
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E130: Hypotension & Shock
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by Tanner and Cole
2w ago
In this episode, we're tackling the topic of hypotension and exploring intervention and management strategies. Additionally, we're diving deep into the various types of shock, discussing how treatment approaches differ based on the underlying cause. There's no universal solution; each case requires careful assessment to identify the type of shock and tailor the treatment plan accordingly. Join us as we navigate through the complexities of these conditions and share insights on effective management strategies. Support the show To access all of our content, download the CORE Anesthesia App ava ..read more
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E129: Total Hip Replacement (CarePlan: Sachi & Rhea)
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by Tanner and Cole
2w ago
In this Care Plan episode, the focus is on total hip replacements, exploring the various considerations involved in this common orthopedic surgery. Preoperative considerations are detailed, emphasizing patient age, activity level, pain management, and the impact of comorbidities like cardiovascular issues. The episode also dives into anesthesia choices, such as single-shot spinal or general anesthesia, based on patient suitability for regional anesthesia. Special monitoring, blood loss, positioning, and anesthetic considerations, including potential complications like thromboembolism and bone ..read more
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E128: Radical Cystectomy (CarePlan: Sachi & Rhea)
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by Tanner and Cole
3w ago
In this Care Plan episode, the focus shifts to radical cystectomies, a procedure typically performed for bladder tumors. Delving into the complexities of an open approach, the discussion navigates through preoperative considerations, anesthetic types, and specific considerations for intraoperative care. From assessing patients' health post-chemotherapy to monitoring blood loss and postoperative complications like ileus, the episode emphasizes minimizing opioids and utilizing multimodal anesthesia for optimal patient outcomes. To connect with Rhea and Sachi, check them out on Instagram @crna_ ..read more
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E127: RealTalk: The Emotional Journey Through CRNA School
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by Tanner and Cole
1M ago
In this episode, we are diving into the emotional journey through CRNA School. We're talking about what to expect during the application process, the emotions of interview day, handling rejection, pushing through school amidst anxiety, and everything in between. We hope this episode will encourage you and be a reminder to you that there is light at the end of the tunnel. CRNA School is full of highs and lows, but we are here to tell you that it gets better, and we can honestly say it was worth every moment. Here are some resources to help as you journey through CRNA School: AANA Resident We ..read more
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E126: Craniotomy (CarePlan: Sachi & Rhea)
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by Tanner and Cole
1M ago
In this Care Plan episode, Rhea and Sachi delve into the intricate details of craniotomies for brain tumors. This episode focuses on preoperative considerations, anesthetic types, specialized monitoring, positioning, and postoperative care.  From neurological assessments to anesthesia choices—such as IV anesthesia and considerations for minimizing intracranial pressure—the episode covers it all. They also cover potential complications like seizures and venous air embolisms.  The discussion extends to postoperative care in the ICU, emphasizing the importance of neuro checks, hemodyn ..read more
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E125. Neuro Complications
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by Tanner and Cole
1M ago
How do we manage a patient who is having an acute stroke? seizures? How does our anesthetic management change for a patient who has had a traumatic spinal cord injury? We dive into all of these questions and more on this episode. We also discuss congenital anomalies and how they might affect our choice of anesthetic technique.  Support the show To access all of our content, download the CORE Anesthesia App available here on the App Store and here on Google Play. Want to connect? Check out our instagram or email us at info@coreanesthesia.com ..read more
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E124: RealTalk: Beyond the Head of the Bed - Exploring Aesthetics with Sarah Wild
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by Tanner and Cole
1M ago
Have you ever wondered what other career options are out there for CRNAs? Today, we take a break from our usual content to take time to get to know Sarah Wild, a CRNA who recently opened her own medspa, Wild Aesthetics.  Sarah walks us through her personal journey and gives us helpful insight and steps to take if aesthetics is of interest to you. Check it out today! Find more on Sarah Wild: Find Sarah on Instagram: @swild.crna Find Sarah on Facebook Here! Check out The Wild Fam on YouTube Support the show To access all of our content, download the CORE Anesthesia App available here o ..read more
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E123: Cranial Complications
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by Tanner and Cole
1M ago
Today's episode covers cranial complications such as cerebral aneurysms, vasospasms, AVMs, and traumatic brain injuries. We take a brief look at these various disease processes and then discuss how we can manage them from an anesthesia standpoint. There is much to unpack here, we hope you enjoy following along! Support the show To access all of our content, download the CORE Anesthesia App available here on the App Store and here on Google Play. Want to connect? Check out our instagram or email us at info@coreanesthesia.com ..read more
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