Category Archives: Critical Care

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Back to Basics: Adrenal Crisis

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    June 15, 2017 by dailybolusoflr

    By: Casey Carr, MD Introduction Adrenal insufficiency occurs when there is a disruption between the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis; adrenal crisis is …
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  6. What’s the Evidence? Corticosteroids in Sepsis?

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    December 1, 2015 by dailybolusoflr

    By: Nick Rademacher, MD Surviving Sepsis Suggestions 1  Do not use steroids unless refractive to BOTH fluids and vasopressor therapy. …
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  7. Ultrasound for Pediatric Shock

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    September 10, 2015 by dailybolusoflr

    By: Debra Ravert, MD Common causes of pediatric shock •        Hypovolemia secondary to gastroenteritis •        Hemorrhage •        Sepsis Benefits of ultrasound …
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