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Christopher R. Tainter, MD

Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Critical Care Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Diego.
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Why I love to teach

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I’m a faculty member in the Department of Anesthesiology, University of California San Diego (USCD). I served as the Assistant Residency Director and Medical Student Clerkship Director at the University of Oklahoma, then completed a fellowship in Anesthesia Critical Care Medicine at  Massachusetts General Hospital and I am currently the Anesthesiology Multidisciplinary Critical Care Fellowship Program Director at UCSD. I love teaching resuscitation, ultrasound, and critical thinking.

Latest articles with Christopher

Coping with toxic overdose

Learn about the agents used to revive patients who have overdosed on beta-blockers and calcium channel blockers.
20th Oct 2019 • 2m read

Managing cardiogenic shock

Learn about the reversible and irreversible causes of low cardiac output and how to be selective when choosing agents to manage these effectively.
20th Oct 2019 • 2m read

Using methylene blue and hydroxocobalamin for shock

In this video, you'll learn about the use of methylene blue and hydroxocobalamin as vasopressors.
20th Oct 2019 • 2m read

Leading a team through a resuscitation attempt

Master the foolproof strategies required for managing any resuscitation attempt effectively.
13th Aug 2018 • 2m read

Resuscitating a patient with toxic overdose

In this video, you'll learn all about antidotes and how to use them to effectively resuscitate patients with opioid, calcium channer blocker, beta-blocker, or digoxin toxicity.
13th Aug 2018 • 3m read

Using end-tidal capnometry

Learn about the physiological benefits and harms of artificial respiration during a resuscitation attempt.
13th Aug 2018 • 2m read

Managing mixed-shock states

Learn how to manage shock when it manifests as a mixed-types case.
12th Aug 2018 • 2m read

Determining when to perform cardiac catheterization

Know when you need to consider performing cardiac catheterization for your patient.
12th Aug 2018 • 2m read

Using mechanical circulatory support

Gain an understanding of extracorporeal circulatory support and when to use it.
10th Aug 2018 • 2m read

Administering antidysrhythmics

Discover the different medication options available to treat dysrhythmias and when to use them.
1st Aug 2018 • 2m read

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