CONTENTS Rapid Reference 🚀 Definition Diagnosis Causes of shock Evaluating the cause of shock Stabilization Podcast Questions & discussion Pitfalls Supplemental media overall approach physiological categorization Shock is a state of systemic hypoperfusion, with inadequate blood supply to the tissues. Unfortunately, this may occur in different ways. The most simple physiology of shock is cardiogenic […]
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CONTENTS Rapid Reference 🚀 Why bradycardia is dangerous: physiology review Causes Evaluation Resuscitation overview Medical resuscitation arm Atropine Epinephrine Calcium Other medications Electrical resuscitation arm Transcutaneous pacing Transvenous pacing Dual pacing as a backup strategy Podcast Questions & discussion Pitfalls Supplemental media bradycardic peri-arrest: pacemaker cheat sheet: the effect of tachycardia on cardiac output is […]
EEGs are tougher than EKGs–but you can master the basics
CONTENTS Rapid Reference 🚀 Initial tests to guide management Organ support Cardiovascular Respiratory Noninvasive respiratory support Invasive mechanical ventilation Infectious disease – antibiotics Renal Hematology Neurology Immunomodulation Steroid Tocilizumab Baricitinib Tofacitinib Things that don’t work Remdesivir Convalescent plasma Questions & Discussion References checklist for COVID admission to ICU/stepdown ✅ Review medication list & orders (more) […]
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Minh’s New Airway Lecture
In this 3rd post for JanuAirway, I am joined by airway educator extraordinaire: George Kovacs.
Preamble: Movember 0 Movember is an annual event involving growing a mustache during November to raise awareness and funds to support men’s health issues including prostate cancer. To support Movember, this post is about mustaches… and critical care, of course. 0 Introduction with a Case 0 Once upon a time at Genius General Hospital, there was […]
Are we creating a blockage of blood flow to the brain with EGAs in cardiac arrest?
0 Introduction 0 Last week Scott Weingart discussed a case of a profoundly hypoxemic patient with a failed airway which was salvaged by surgical cricothyrotomy (listen to it here). Despite successfully resuscitating the patient there was some criticism later that perhaps a cricothyrotomy wasn’t absolutely required. This reminds me of a case I’ve been planning […]
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Sux and DASH-1A
0 Introduction 0 Last week I attended Dr. Levitan’s airway course in Baltimore. It was a teriffic course, which I would recommend to anyone looking to improve their airway management skills. For those of you unable to attend the course, here are some points which were particularly interesting to me. 0 Pearl #10. Respect the […]
More on the recent cric case from the perspective of airway decision making
If you are not measuring your success, it probably is not that great