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SMACC 2019 red clinical critical care 340


Critical care controversies: Salim Rezaie (REBELEM) and Ken Milne (SGEM) go toe-to-toe debating some hot topics in critical care.
SMACC 2019 red clinical critical care 340

Cardiac Arrest flow

Cardiac arrest physiology is an emerging field of research that may allow us to better understand why clinical trials of cardiac arrest have been so frustrating
CCC Critical Care compendium 340


Adrenaline (epinephrine); catecholamine; direct acting sympatheomimetic -> alpha & beta agonist; low doses -> beta-effects -> increase HR and Q; higher doses -> alpha-effects; maintains coronary & cerebral blood flow

slowly, slowly…

Case: 76 year old female, presents with lightheadedness and lethargy. She is complaining of mid-scapular pain & is syncopal at triage. She has cold hands & clammy skin. Systolic BP 70 mmHg. Crackles to mid-zones of her chest. Distended JVP.…