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Medical Cases Podcast

Welcome to Medical Cases Podcast!

We are a medical variety show hosted by Jordan Kapper, MD. 

"Kapper" is an ER doctor and CEO of Carenade Health.

 

 

Dec 23, 2016

 

 

A special short episode just in time for Christmas. Here we review an article published in The BMJ entitled "Dispelling the nice or naughty myth: retrospective observational study of Santa Claus."

This article, while funny, was also touching.

As healthcare providers we are constantly surrounded by death, negativity...


Dec 7, 2016

 

Guide to the in-hospital fanny pack:

 

The decision to have a fanny pack was a natural progression. It started in 4th year medical school when a resident gave me a bougie and told me "son, you should keep this in your pocket for your entire rotation". From that moment I felt something inside of me change, I felt more...


Oct 28, 2016

 

Each video larnygoscope model has its subtle quirks and troubleshooting techniques. The following techniques are useful when intubating with the Glidescope AVL:

  1. Consider a deliberately restricted laryngeal view to aid in tube placement. Do this by withdrawing the glidescope slightly. Verathon recommends that...


Aug 29, 2016

Show notes at www.medicalcasespodcast.libsyn.com

 

Remember in medical school when you were taught to treat the patient and not the numbers? It sounded so good, right? So why are we so aggressive with treating fever in patients with sepsis? This episode reviews the article "Acetaminophen for Fever in Critically Ill...


Aug 20, 2016

 

The topic of this lecture is how to approach a Rapid Response in the hospital. The website has a PDF version of the RAPID RESPONSE CHECKLIST that you can download/print/laminate. There are three sections:

  1. Information
  2. Actions
  3. Differential Dx

 

While the topic is short, the general theme is one that I will continue to...