Part 4 of "COVID-19: Keeping the baby in the bath" discussing the setting of positive end expiratory pressure (PEEP) in critically ill COVID-19 patients.
Spontaneous breathing can occur without ventilatory support (unassisted spontaneous breathing) or be integrated with mechanical ventilation with assisted ventilation modes (assisted spontaneous breathing).
5-step COVID - a cognitive aid for the pandemic airway emphasising key consideration in the intubation of COVID19 patients.
Today I had the opportunity to review a very nicely created Peri-intubation Action Card that was put together in short order by two anesthesiologists from Scope Anesthesia - Dr. Janish Patel and Dr. Kimberly Blasius.
Pragmatic Recommendations for Intubating Critically Ill Patients with Suspected COVID-19. Journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians Open.
Transverse views of the lower anterior neck. The aim is to visualise the trachea and oesophagus, so that during tracheal intubation, inadvertent oesophageal intubation may be identified and immediately corrected.
Why direct laryngoscopy is scheduled for termination.
This is the LITFL CCC master page for tracheostomy — follow the links for further discussion of the following:
A nebulizer (aerosol generator, atomizer, nebulizing humidifier) emits water in the form of an aerosol mist (water vapor plus particulate water); include small or large volume delivery systems
Reviewed and revised 7 February 2017 OVERVIEW Nasopharyngeal airway (NPA) or nasal trumpet USE Can provide an airway in patients with an intact gag reflex, trismus or oral trauma Facilitate suctioning in patients with a weak cough DESCRIPTION Soft, flexible…
Nasogastric and Orogastric Tubes