Category CCC

The LITFL Critical Care Compendium is a comprehensive collection of pages concisely covering the core topics and controversies of critical care.

CCC Critical Care compendium 340

ARDSnet Ventilation Strategy

ARDSnet Ventilation Strategy: Note that the definitions below have recently been revised - however they are included here as they were used in the ARDSNet trial.
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Alcohol Toxidrome

AGENTS ethanol methanol ethylene glycol isopropyl alcohol others! CLINICAL FEATURES euphoria disinhibition stupour respiratory depression cardiovascular depression coma ocular toxicity = methanol hypocalcemia + renal failure = ethylene glycol haemorrhagic gastriyis = isopropyl alcohol INVESTIGATIONS ethanol level (> 400mg/dL ->…

Ultrasound LIBRARY 340 1

Airway ultrasound the oesophagus

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.

ECG Case 096

29 yr old male presents complaining of vomiting, dizziness and felling 'vague'. Describe and interpret this ECG. LITFL Top 100 ECG