Episode 56 – Where There’s Smoke, There’s Injury w/Chris Stevenson & Dr. Michael Feldman

You asked. We answered. In a follow-up to our burn resuscitation podcast episode, we are joined by Chris Stevenson and his burn center Medical Director, Dr. Mike Feldman, to discuss inhalation injuries. Tune in as we discuss the mechanism surrounding inhalation injuries and how to treat them affectively based on anatomical location and poison type.

Mentioned videos:

Demonstration of intubation in a carbonaceous sputum/mucosal injury

Demonstration of sedation-only intubation in a mucosal injury (poor control of gastric contents and airway decontamination)


Michael Feldman, M.D. is the Medical Director of the Evans-Haynes Burn Center. He is dedicated to providing state-of-the art comprehensive care to burn patients. Dr. Feldman is proud to be part of a multi-disciplinary group at the Virginia Commonwealth University. His interests in burn research include reconstruction, optimizing surgery, mental health, and non-accidental pediatric burn injuries. He is also actively involved in burn education and prevention efforts.
Chris Stevenson, AGACNP-BC, RN, EMT-B is Chief Flight Nurse at Virginia State Police Med-Flight and an ACNP at VCU’s Burn Center. Med-Flight operates under part 91. Their primary mission is conducting scenes and inter-facility medevacs, but they are also tasked with SAR and Police missions. Amongst his vast experience, he had the privilege of admitting patients from the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon while working in DC, and he responded to Katrina to support FEMA search operations. He’s done some time in operations as well as management.

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