This second lecture discusses a quantitative approach to acid base management. I lay out the formula I use to approach an acid-base problem.
This lecture discusses a quantitative approach to acid base management. This is also known as the Fencl-Stewart approach, the strong-ion approach or the physicochemical approach. It provides explanations for why acid base disorders occur in human pathophysiology.
Electrocardiograms can be subtle; but you can’t miss them or patients die. Today, I interview, Dr. Stephen Smith of the incredible blog: Dr. Smith’s EKG Blog.
I was lucky to cajole Cliff Reid of the amazing blog, resus.me on to the EMCrit program. Cliff is truly a doc after my own heart as you will hear from the cast.
Delayed Sequence Intubation (DSI) is a procedural sedation, the procedure in this case being effective preoxygenation. Give ketamine, put them on the mask, and in 3 minutes paralyze and intubate.