Aerosol-Generating Procedures: definition, classification, history, controversies, pros and cons, evidence, and suggested precautions.
Clamping the endotracheal tube (ETT) - description, uses, complications, evidence, and other information.
Ultrasound (US) is an accessible, non-invasive portable imaging modality which has utility in upper airway assessment.
Sodium Nitroprusside is a drug used as an infusion to lower blood pressure; used in severe hypertension or perioperatively.
Levetiracetam (keppra) is a drug used as an anticonvulsant as monotherapy, or an adjunct, and as a Tier 2 agent in status epilepticus.
Desmopressin (DDAVP) is a drug used primarily for diabetes insipidus, haemophilia type A, and von Willebrand's disease.
Viral zoonotic infection, monkeypox causes a rash similar to chickenpox. Symptomatic infection involves a febrile illness and evolving rash lasting 2-4 weeks
Can’t Intubate, Can’t Oxygenate (CICO) - An anaesthetic emergency requiring clear communication, a structured approach, preparation for ESA
Clevidipine is a drug used as an infusion for severe hypertension or patients who require narrow blood pressure parameters.
Right Ventricular Failure: Unrecognised high mortality equal to that of LV failure. Right heart is a low-pressure system, good at dealing with volume (preload) to a point, does poorly with increased afterload (i.e. PH).
Alexander Tietze (1864-1927) was a German surgeon who described Tietze syndrome: Idiopathic benign inflammation of one or more of the costal cartilages in 1921
Alexander Tietze (1864 - 1927) was a German surgeon. Tietze syndrome: Idiopathic benign inflammation of one or more of the costal cartilages (1921)