Category Archives: Pulmonary

  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. Medical Minute: Massive Hemoptysis

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    July 27, 2017 by dailybolusoflr

    By: Shabana Walia Definition: > 500cc in 24 hours or > 100cc/hour regardless of hemodynamic status Causes of Massive Hemoptysis: …
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  4. Medical Minute: Pediatric Bronchiolitis Updates

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    May 27, 2015 by dailybolusoflr

    By Marrissa Baker, MD Bronchiolitis is the most common lower respiratory tract viral infection in infants The clinical practice guideline …
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  5. Medical Minute: Should All Patients with COPD Exacerbations Be Treated with Antibiotics?

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    September 10, 2014 by dailybolusoflr

    By: Wing Province, MD  Miravitlles M et al. Chest 2013 Nov. In those with mild-to-moderate chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, only purulent sputum …
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  6. Bolus of LR: Apneic Oxygenation

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    December 5, 2012 by dailybolusoflr

    Apneic Oxygenation A “take home” from ACEP by Dr. Susie Peterson In the wisdom of Scott Weingart… ·      Keep the nasal …
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  7. Daily Bolus of LR: ICU Admissions in Pneumonia

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    November 20, 2012 by dailybolusoflr

    ICU Admissions in Pneumonia The 2007 IDSA/ATS guidelines1 created criteria to better categorize severe pneumonia compared to previous scoring systems …
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