COVID-19

The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, was declared a pandemic this week by the World Health Organization. Christine breaks down the science behind COVID-19 with Tina from Good Nurse Bad Nurse along with possible therapies, and how we can all help to reduce transmission (hint TP stashing isn’t at the top of the list!). Everything discussed was sourced from the CDC, WHO, and research articles accessed from The Lancet’s COVID-19 Resource Centre

Information is up to date as of Friday morning 3/13/2020. As always consult your local providers and Departments of Health on any treatments or testing. 

 

Sources:

 

Clinical Presentation

WHO Management Guidelines for Severe COVID19 Cases 

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00109-006-0094-9/figures/1

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(20)30566-3/fulltext
https://www.intmedpress.com/servefile.cfm?suid=35d8dc5e-70f4-491f-acad-e35f99be9211

https://academic.oup.com/jac/article/62/3/437/734735#12942592

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3323075/

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(20)30566-3/fulltext

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Disclaimer: This podcast is not meant to provide medical advice. Always consult with your own health care professional. Names, locations, times & any other potentially identifying information about cases discussed have been changed to protect privacy. 

Experiences May Vary

People who are drawn to healthcare tend to be amazingly compassionate, resilient, and hardworking, but the path each of us takes to our goals can vary just as much as the types of careers that exist in medicine. 

Registered Nurse, Robin, candidly shares how her prior jobs as an exotic dancer & stripper taught her valuable skills that translate unbelievably well to MedSurg nursing and the ICU. After all, dealing with drunk men at a strip club is not much different than handling a combative GSW patient and their rowdy family members; only the shoes are a bit more comfortable. 

 

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Disclaimer: This podcast is not meant to provide medical advice. Always consult with your own health care professional. Names, locations, times & any other potentially identifying information about cases discussed have been changed to protect privacy. 

After a bit of a hiatus Antidotes, Stories in Medicine is back featuring Geriatrician & author, Dr. Louise Aronson, MD. Louise shares beautiful stories about aging with Christine from her new book, Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life. The bestselling author- physician discusses how the later part of life can be fullest despite many societal misconceptions and the role of healthcare providers in promoting wellbeing when work may stop, but life certainly continues. 

Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life by Dr. Louise Aronson, MD is available at your local bookstore & major retailers such as Barnes & Noble and Amazon

Find Louise at https://louisearonson.com/ 

 

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Original Music for Antidotes, Stories in Medicine created by Peter Hopkins

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Disclaimer: This podcast is not meant to provide medical advice. Always consult with your own health care professional. Names, locations, times & any other potentially identifying information about cases discussed have been changed to protect privacy. 

FACT*R

We are back to Inova Loudoun to discuss the innovative FACT*R program which brings blood directly to entrapped trauma patients.  Dr. John Morgan, Operational Medical Director for Loudoun County Combined Fire & Rescue System and Stephanie Boese, RN, MSN, CCRN, TCRN, Trauma Program Manager for Inova Loudoun Hospital discuss the call that prompted the creation of the Field Available Component Transfusion Response and how the program is changing the way ground EMS agencies respond to the most critical traumas. 

 

FACT*R:

https://wtop.com/virginia/2019/03/new-fire-and-rescue-program-delivers-blood-trapped-crash-victims/

Inova Loudoun: https://www.inova.org/patient-and-visitor-information/facilities/inova-loudoun-hospital/index.jsp

Inova Donor Services:

https://www.inovablood.org/

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Disclaimer: This podcast is not meant to provide medical advice. Always consult with your own health care professional. Names, locations, times & any other potentially identifying information about cases discussed have been changed to protect privacy. 

This week we return to the topic of the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing with Emergency Medicine physician, Dr. Bryan Canterbury. Dr. Canterbury was one of many medical professionals, but only a few ER docs, who ran to the finish line on that sunny April day to treat the hundreds of victims injured after 2 bombs exploded during Boston’s hallowed race. With his typical candor & humility, Dr. Canterbury remarks on the differences between working traumas in the street versus the natural habitat of the ER physician, a well stocked & staffed hospital.

 

Note:  I would like to correct the name mentioned in the podcast. The man who held the femoral artery of Jeff Bauman is name Carlos Arredondo, a Costa Rican-American and Gold Star Father. Carlos’ son, Marine LCpl Alexander Arredondo, was KIA in Iraq on 25 August 2004. Since then Carlos has worked as a peace activist as well as an advocate for Veteran mental health. He was at the 2013 Boston Marathon finish line to cheer on runners from National Guard Tough Ruck, one of whom was running for his son.  I encourage you to find out more about Carlos Arrendondo

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carlos_Arredondo

 

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Disclaimer: This podcast is not meant to provide medical advice. Always consult with your own health care professional. Names, locations, times & any other potentially identifying information about cases discussed have been changed to protect privacy.

It’s our first on-location recording! This week we venture out to Inova Loudoun Hospital in Leesburg, Virginia to hear what happens when critical care medicine meets classical musicianship. Clinical Nurse Specialist, Amanda, & Music Therapist, Ray, took time out of their busy day to explain their original research into how music therapy helps improve pain, anxiety, and so much more for some of the sickest patients in their hospital.

Many thanks to Renee’ Brohard, Amanda Golino, MSN, RN, CCRN, CCNS, RN-BC, and Raymond Leone, MMT, MT-BC of Inova Loudoun www.inova.org/ilh

 

Original research by Amanda & Ray:

Golino, A. J., Leone, R., Gollenberg, A., Christopher, C., Stanger, D., Davis, T. M., … Friesen, M. A. (2019). Impact of an active music therapy intervention on intensive care patients. American Journal of Critical Care 28 (1), 48-55. http://bit.ly/ICUMusic

 

Links to topics discussed in the episode

-A Place to Be, music therapy in Virginia- www.aplacetobeva.org

-Different Strokes for Different Folks: Choir for people who have suffered strokes http://bit.ly/2w9CCGG

-Sound Health https://www.nih.gov/research-training/medical-research-initiatives/sound-health

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Disclaimer: This podcast is not meant to provide medical advice. Always consult with your own health care professional. Names, locations, times & any other potentially identifying information about cases discussed have been changed to protect privacy.

Needy Meds

Dr. Richard Sagall, founder of the website NeedyMeds.org, joins the show this week to share just some of the incredible services his site offers to help people across the US afford their medication. Dr. Sagall and Christine also discuss skepticism, rising costs in health care, and the ever growing issue of false information in medicine.

 

Visit www.NeedyMeds.org online or on their app to see even more programs than those discussed in the episode.

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Original Music for Antidotes, Stories in Medicine created by Peter Hopkins

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Disclaimer: This podcast is not meant to provide medical advice. Always consult with your own health care professional. Names, locations, times & any other potentially identifying information about cases discussed have been changed to protect privacy.

Six years after the Boston Marathon Bombing Christine speaks with someone who experienced it, her father. George shares what that day was like & what Boston Marathon means for the runners who participate every year, including the spirit & sense of community that was not broken despite the actions of two terrorists on April 15, 2013.

 

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Original Music for Antidotes, Stories in Medicine created by Peter Hopkins

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https://www.petesingsthings.com/

www.instagram.com/pete_sings_things/

www.youtube.com/channel/UCiEniWAPraur5nmlGa2JcVw/videos

www.facebook.com/pete.sings.things/

Disclaimer: This podcast is not meant to provide medical advice. Always consult with your own health care professional. Names, locations, times & any other potentially identifying information about cases discussed have been changed to protect privacy.

This week we stay on the topic of medicine, but the species is a bit different as we delve into veterinary medicine with UK equine vet Naomi Mellor. While some of the terms & concepts may be similar, Naomi proves the old adage, “a whole different animal” really rings true when treating horses compared to humans.

Find Naomi’s podcast, Smashing the Ceiling wherever you listen to Antidotes, Stories in Medicine and on social media at

Instagram @smashingtheceiling

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/smashingtheceiling/

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Original Music for Antidotes, Stories in Medicine created by Peter Hopkins

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https://www.petesingsthings.com/

www.instagram.com/pete_sings_things/

www.youtube.com/channel/UCiEniWAPraur5nmlGa2JcVw/videos

www.facebook.com/pete.sings.things/

 

Disclaimer: This podcast is not meant to provide medical advice. Always consult with your own health care professional. Names, locations, times & any other potentially identifying information about cases discussed have been changed to protect privacy.

The Combat Midwife

Affectionately dubbed ‘The Combat Midwife’ by the over 10,000 US Army combat medics she has taught throughout the years, Jess, a Certified Professional Midwife, Paramedic, & EMS educator, joins the podcast this week to share tales of catching babies & teaching US service members the best in pre-hospital casualty care.

 

Follow Jess on instagram @combatmidwife

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Original Music for Antidotes, Stories in Medicine created by fellow Army Medic Peter Hopkins

Check out more of Pete’s music on social media at

 

https://www.petesingsthings.com/

www.instagram.com/pete_sings_things/

www.youtube.com/channel/UCiEniWAPraur5nmlGa2JcVw/videos

www.facebook.com/pete.sings.things/

Disclaimer: This podcast is not meant to provide medical advice. Always consult with your own health care professional. Names, locations, times & any other potentially identifying information about cases discussed have been changed to protect privacy.

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