Category Archives: Critical Care

  1. Pediatric Airway Series: Part 3 – Time to Intubate!

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    December 12, 2017 by Agnes Usoro

    Decision has been made to Intubate. What now? There are “7 P’s” for Intubation to help outline a step-wise approach …
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  2. Bicarbonate in cardiac arrest

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    December 5, 2017 by Casey Carr

    By: Casey Carr The Background The routine use of sodium bicarbonate during cardiac arrest and respiratory acidemia has been increasingly …
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  3. Propofol in Alcohol Withdrawal

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    November 8, 2017 by Casey Carr

    By: Casey Carr Pathophysiology of Alcohol Withdrawal: Prolonged and frequent consumption of alcohol (GABA agonist) results in the down regulation …
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  4. Pediatric Airway Series: Part 2 – Preparing for Intubation

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    October 10, 2017 by Agnes Usoro

    Non-Invasive Ventilation (NIV) should be utilized to prevent Intubation NIV in the pediatric population has really only been studied with …
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  5. Pediatric Airway Series: Part 1 – Overview & Equipment

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    September 21, 2017 by Agnes Usoro

    By: Agnes Usoro Introduction Physiologically and anatomically, there are key differences between the adult and pediatric airway. Over a (5) …
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  6. Cricoid Pressure

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    September 5, 2017 by Casey Carr

    Life-saving maneuver or just a pain in the neck? By: Lauren Klinker, MS4 Cricoid pressure, also known as the Sellick …
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  7. Neurological Prognosis After Cardiac Arrest

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    August 29, 2017 by Casey Carr

    By: Casey Carr The Question: What are accurate predictors of neurologic recovery in comatose patients after cardiac arrest who have …
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