Category Basic Science
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Cardiac Output Measurement

Cardiac output; Adolf Eugen Fick (1829-1901) in 1870, was the first to measure cardiac output; assumes oxygen consumption is a function of rate of blood flow and rate of oxygen pick pick up by RBC’s.
Unusual Urine Clinical Cases

Verdant waste

You manage a young male with a subarachnoid haemorrhage. You are called to review because the patient has started to pass green urine
Unusual Urine Clinical Cases

How Green is my urine

Casual perusal of the output from a patients indwelling catheter revelaed green urine. What are the commonest causes of this unusual urine?