EDECMO 25.5 – (Part 2) an EDECMO short with Jim Manning – on location with the SAMU pre-hospital ECMO team in France


In followup to our discussion with Jim Manning MD (@JManning_UNC) and Lionel Lamhaut (@LionelLamhaut) MD of the Service d’Aide Médicale Urgente (SAMU) for EDECMO Episode 25, the guys spent the last few days ‘just hanging out in Paris.”

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EDECMO 25 – ‘Ze ECMO TEAM.’ Manning and Lamhaut: Updates on ECMO, the new 7F REBOA Catheter, and Pre-hospital ECMO in France

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In this episode, Zack interviews Jim Manning MD (University of North Carolina) and Dr. Lionel Lamhaut from the famed French SAMU (Service d’Aide Médicale Urgente). REBOA. SAAP. Pre-Hospital ECMO. Its all here.

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Torsades De Pointes with Rob Orman from ERCAST

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This month Joe was honored to be a guest on Rob Orman’s famed Podcast ERCast. Joe and Rob define Torsades de Pointes, talk about management, and explain why OVERDRIVE pacing isn’t a real thing in the Emergency Department.

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The Birth of a Legend: #HollywoodWeingart

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The Essentials of Emergency Medicine 2015 was AMAZING, in so many ways. One thing, in particular, stood out amongst others… The Birth of a LEGEND. Take a look at how a true legend is born:

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The Rat Pack: Another Year of EDECMO (2014/2015) – Video

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The Rat Pack: The Last Year of EDECMO!

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EDECMO 24 – Weaning VA-ECMO, with Deirdre Murphy


In this episode, Zack and Joe talk with Deirdre Murphy, the Deputy Director of the ICU, director of the cardiothoracic ICU at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. The Alfred has put itself on the map in so many ways over the past decade. Home to Stephen Bernard (of the original Hypothermia after ROSC without RONF fame), Chris Nickson (@precordialthump, @I_C_N, @intensiveblog, #SMACC, lifeinthefastlane.com), and good friends Jason McClue, Steve McGloughlin, Josh Ihle, Paul Nixon, and Deirdre Murphy, The Alfred is becoming a mecca for advanced resuscitation and ECMO/ECPR. In this episode we sat down with Dr. Murphy to discuss the nuances of weaning a patient from ECMO.

As ED Docs, Zack and I find ourselves at the heroic end of the resuscitation spectrum when the dying patient goes on pump…but what happens at the other end? What happens in the hours, days, and weeks that follow? Listen to this episode to find out…

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Mechanical Circulatory Support for the Emergency Physician: a talk by Felipe Teran MD


Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds lecture given at Feinberg School of Medicine Northwestern University on July 29th, 2015. This 30-minute lecture is a general overview of the current available strategies of mechanical circulatory support, technical aspects and clinical indications of these therapies with focus on the aspects that are relevant for emergency physicians. Thanks to Scott Weingart, Joe Bellezzo, Zack Shinar and Marc Stone.
Topics mentioned on this lecture include:
– Pathophysiology of cardiogenic shock
– Intra-aortic balloon pump
– Impellas
– Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
– Left Ventricular Assist Devices
Follow on Twitter @FTeranMD for questions, feedback and impressions.

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SMACCback Chicago: Ho & Bellezzo

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ophie Connolly and Alice Young from the SMACC Chicago team interviewed Dr. Chris Ho (Chief of Emergency Medicine at Sharp Memorial Hospital) and me (Joe) after our infamous cage match – where we debated the utility of ECPR.

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Reanimate 2016: RN spots still available! Bring the whole crew!

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RN spots still available…bring your crew and learn the team approach to ECPR and Endovascular Resuscitation…


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EDECMO 23 – ORNATO LIVES! – How ECMO Saved a Pillar of Resuscitation

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Joe Ornato, a pillar in the world of resuscitation, suffered a massive PE and arrested upon arrival to the Virginia Commonwealth University Emergency Department in April 2015. How it all unfolded is amazing. Listen to this episode to hear the details…

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