Vasopressors and Inotropes in Acute Shock

By Kalle Fjeld, MS4
Larner College of Medicine
University of Vermont

As a fourth year medical student rotating in the MICU I found myself a little lost in the mysterious world of vasopressors and inotropes. Revisiting basic physiology and turning to the primary literature, I created this video summarizing an approach to basic shock management with a focus on fluids, vasopressors, and inotropes targeted at clinical-level medical students.

Age ain’t nothin’ but a number? You are only as young as you feel? When it comes to pediatric abdominal surgical disease is timing really is everything? Hopefully, you enjoy the rule of six (credit to Dr. Dave Nelson for this) as a framework for the common presentation of abdominal surgical disease in the pediatric patient.

Pediatric Abdominal Surgical Disease: The Rule of 6

Check out episode 8 of PEMGEMS recently released by Dr Joe Ravera!