Episode 282

COVID-19 Essentials for Surgeons

EP. 282 •

Mar 17, 2020

• 60 MIN

COVID-19 Essentials for Surgeons

OVERVIEW

Critical information on COVID-19 and how it impacts us as surgeons, and how we can help in the fight. 

Dr. Sharmila Dissanaike – Chair of the Texas Tech Department of Surgery 

-Discusses preparing her department of surgery for COVID

Dr. Angela Hewlett – Medical Director of the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit         

-Breaks down the basics of this virus from an ID perspective

Dr. Christian Jones – Director of the Acute Care Surgery Fellowship at Johns Hopkins

-Discusses how we can safe when managing these patients

Dr. Vahagn Nikolian – Fellow At Columbia University in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction

– Discusses how to implement telemedicine into practice

 

Corona Virus Info

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

https://emcrit.org/ibcc/covid19/

Johns Hopkins Corona Virus Map

https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html

How to properly put on and remove PPE (seems silly but is important)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CChf0-enyp0

Resources for learning about Vents

Propofology.com/non-icu.html

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