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High Tidal Volumes in Mechanically Ventilated Patients Increase Organ Dysfunction after Cardiac Surgery
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High Tidal Volumes in Mechanically Ventilated Patients Increase Organ Dysfunction after Cardiac Surgery

Anesthesiology: May 2012 – Volume 116 – Issue 5 – p 1072–1082 Tissue damage in lungs following high tidal volume …Read the Rest

Critical risk factors for immediate complications-Intubation in the I.C.U.
Education/Studies

Critical risk factors for immediate complications-Intubation in the I.C.U.

POWERPOINT Tracheal intubation (TI) is a routine procedure in the intensive care unit (ICU), and is often life saving. However, …Read the Rest

Hyperoxia and Mortality After Cardiac Arrest
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Hyperoxia and Mortality After Cardiac Arrest

Kilgannon JH, Jones AE, Shapiro NI, et al JAMA. 2010;303:2165-2171 Study Summary Cardiac arrest is a devastating clinical situation, and …Read the Rest

Acute severe asthma in the intensive care unit
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Acute severe asthma in the intensive care unit

Interesting article by P Phipps and C S Garrard (Intensive Care Unit, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK) regarding …Read the Rest

Anticipating Mechanical Ventilation in Guillain-Barré Syndrome
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Anticipating Mechanical Ventilation in Guillain-Barré Syndrome

Guillain-Barré Syndrome is the leading cause of nontraumatic acute paralysis in industrialized countries. About 30% of patients have RESPIRATORY failure …Read the Rest

Ventilation considerations of patients with post cardiopulmonary bypass
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Ventilation considerations of patients with post cardiopulmonary bypass

Ventilating patients in the Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Unit is typically straight forward. Moderate tidal volumes with an elevated Fi02, …Read the Rest

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