critical care fellowship

How to Become an Intensivist: Critical Care Fellowship

So glad you're interested in becoming an Intensivist and looking into starting a Critical Care Fellowship! Let's get the simple stuff out of the way. You need to go to college and obtain the prerequisites to get you into a medical school. The MCAT needs to be completed. In medical school you need to pass …

Continue reading How to Become an Intensivist: Critical Care Fellowship

A Day in the Life of an Intensivist/Critical Care Physician

To those of you who are not familiar with my work on YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, as well as my website, eddyjoemd.com my name is Eddy Joe. I am an Internal Medicine trained, board certified Critical Care Physician. My passion is taking care of the critically ill patients. This post is going to go through, as …

Continue reading A Day in the Life of an Intensivist/Critical Care Physician

carbon dioxide bicarbonate

Bicarbonate (Carbon Dioxide/CO2) In Serum & Blood Gases

When you obtain a basic metabolic panel (BMP) or complete metabolic panel (CMP), you obtain the usual values reported on it: Na, K, Cl, carbon dioxide (CO2), glucose, BUN, creatinine, etc. The value that seems to cause the most confusion is the "carbon dioxide/CO2". This especially happens while I'm teaching on rounds where my mind …

Continue reading Bicarbonate (Carbon Dioxide/CO2) In Serum & Blood Gases

foamed #foamed

FOAMed: Sharing Free Open Access Meducation Daily! #FOAMed #FOAM

This page contains a long collection fun/interesting articles I have found and posted to my stories on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook but I do not have the time to completely cover. My intention is for you to click on the link and download the article for FREE! In the industry, this is known as FOAMed, …

Continue reading FOAMed: Sharing Free Open Access Meducation Daily! #FOAMed #FOAM

ABIM Critical Care Board Certification Exam: How I passed my Boards

Back in December 2017, I found out that I had passed my ABIM board certification exam for critical care medicine. I created this video on youtube for those who are interested in learning about the methodologies I pursued to be able to pass this challenging exam. Needless to say, it was the most challenging board …

Continue reading ABIM Critical Care Board Certification Exam: How I passed my Boards

ABIM Board Certification Exam: Passing the Internal Medicine Boards

Several years ago, I took and passed my ABIM Board Certification exam for Internal Medicine. I made this video for YouTube when I was a younger whipper snapper and it has proven to have been quite helpful for some. In this video, I go over the different methods which I used to study for and …

Continue reading ABIM Board Certification Exam: Passing the Internal Medicine Boards

Upcoming Lectures

The following are places where I am going to be doing my lectures in the upcoming months:2020April 4: Ponte Vedra Beach, FL: Link to ProgramInnovations in Cerebrovascular Science Conference: Topic "Pulmonary Disorders in Acute Neurological Injury"Cancelled. May 14: West Palm Beach, FL: Link to Program Topics: Fluids and Metabolic Resuscitation, Lactic Acidosis, NIV and HFNCCancelled.May 25-29: Maui, …

Continue reading Upcoming Lectures

npo after midnight

NPO after Midnight: What do the Guidelines Say?

Is your shop still using strict NPO after midnight for its surgical patients? It’s time to talk to the powers that be to have this changed, supported by evidence, of course. The controversy of “Strict NPO After Midnight” has been ongoing for many years now as the data has suggested it’s silly but still performed. …

Continue reading NPO after Midnight: What do the Guidelines Say?