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Ventilation management in the PICU
Myron Yaster MD and Justin L. Lockman MD, MSEd FAAP
Egbuta C, Easley RB. Update on ventilation management in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Paediatr Anaesth. 2022 Feb;32(2):354-362. PMID: 34882910
A review of the new ventilation strategies used in the PICU with special attention to non-invasive modes and their implications to practice.
Cefazolin and Penicillin allergy
Myron Yaster MD and Jayant K. Deshpande MD
Isserman RS, Cheung J, Varallo D, Cafone J, Lee J, Chiotos K, Muhly WT, Metjian TA, Swami S, Baldwin K, Tan JM. Increasing Cefazolin Use for Perioperative Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Penicillin-Allergic Children. Pediatrics. 2022 Mar 1;149(3):e2021050694. doi: 10.1542/peds.2021-050694. PMID: 35229120
Can patients with penicillin allergy receive cefazolin safely (YES!)?
Good faith vs criminal activity
Elliot Krane MD and Myron Yaster MD
NY Times article: Were these doctors treating pain or dealing drugs?: https://nyti.ms/360F2gh
NY Times article: What the Opioid Crisis Took From People in Pain
Special lecture in memory of Ron Litman. https://bit.ly/3KuFsKR
The opioid epidemic, the CDC recommendations, and what happens when legitimate patient needs fall to the wayside.