Antidotes are agents that counteract the effects of a toxic agent on the body. They do not primarily affect the systemic absorption or removal of toxic agents from the body (i.e. decontamination and enhanced elimination respectively)
Critical Care Compendium CCC
The LITFL Critical Care Compendium is a comprehensive collection of pages concisely covering the core topics and controversies of critical care.
Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage is an acute, life-threatening event, and repeated episodes can lead to organizing pneumonia, collagen deposition in small airways, and, ultimately, fibrosis
This is the LITFL CCC master page for tracheostomy — follow the links for further discussion of the following:
Mannitol: osmotic diuretic; increases the osmolarity of the glomerular filtrate -> increasing urinary volume; decreases CSF volume and pressure