I am an ICU doctor who uses TikTok, Instagram and YouTube to educate the public about what happens in the intensive care unit.
Critical Care physician who speaks about life support, advance directives, end of life and physician burnout.
Megan Gooch, MD explains what to expect when a patient’s family opts for end of life care.
Megan Gooch, MD explains what an ICU family meeting is. Why would the medical team or the family request a meeting? What is discussed? How to prepare if you are asked to come to one?
Megan Gooch, MD explains what advance directives are, as well as what a living will is, what a POLST form is, and what the differences are between them.
Megan Gooch, MD explains who makes your medical decisions if you are not able to & the difference between medical power of attorney and next of kin.
Megan Gooch, MD answers the 5 MOST COMMON questions she’s asked about code status, do not resuscitate, and comfort measures when she speaks to patients and their families.
Megan Gooch, MD explains what it means to be full code, do not resuscitate (DNR), do not intubate (DNI) and/or comfort measures. She briefly explain who decides code status and when it is decided.
Megan Gooch, MD discusses what happens after someone’s pulse comes back after cardiac arrest (because the resuscitation period isn’t over).
Megan Gooch, MD discusses everything CODE BLUE: what it is, who the members of the code team are, what we do during a code to attempt to resuscitate, & more.
Critical care physician Megan Gooch, MD, gives a BRIEF overview about the ventilator.
Megan Gooch, MD, explains that ICU medicine is a multidisciplinary effort & briefly breaks down everyone’s role on the team.
The Intensive Care Doctor is an 11-episode series that discusses major issues that arise in the intensive care setting.
Moral injury is an element of physician burnout that needs more attention, so we can work on a solution.
Read about what the ventilator is, why a patient may need the ventilator and how the medical team decides if a patient can come off of the ventilator.
Each code status tells the medical team what a patients wants and does not want in the event of a medical emergency.
Regina S. Druz, MD, MBA claims that value-based care (VBC) is gaining momentum in primary and specialty care. Healthcare entrepreneurs need to understand the core features of the VBC to create products and business opportunities for scale and sustainability.
Gail Miller, MD admits that reproductive history questions/comments are often triggering. The result can be mistrust and a setup for negative doctor-patient relationships. She delivers tips on how to avoid this.
Catch this 8-part series, hosted by physician & business consultant David Norris, MD, MBA & produced by Dana Corriel, MD. Learn to be a stronger negotiator with these important tactics.
Sean Hashmi, MD, MS, FASN passes on evidence-based benefits of plant-based diets in reducing the progression of kidney disease.
“Why should I become a member of SoMeDocs if I already have my own space online?”