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Network Five Journal Club Podcast 340

Network Five: Critical Care

Network Five Emergency Medicine Journal Club Episode 21 - Critical Care reviewing papers on cardiogenic shock, intravenous fluids in sepsis and lung protective ventilation strategies.
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Lung Recruitment Manoeuvres in ARDS

Recruitment manoeuvres are transient increases in transpulmonary pressure designed to open up collapsed airless alveoli. Primarily used in severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome – ARDS

OVERVIEW DEFINITION The Berlin Definition (2013) SEVERITY  ARDS Severity   PaO2/FiO2*   Mortality**  Mild 200 – 300 27% Moderate 100 – 200 32% Severe < 100 45% *on PEEP 5+; **observed in cohort RISK FACTORS Direct Indirect PATHOPHYSIOLOGY Classical phases Complex interplay:…

CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Definitions

definitions of acute lung injury (ALI) and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) have varied over time. ARDS was first described by Ashbaugh and Petty in 1967 in a case series of 12 ICU patients who shared the common features of unusually persistent tachypnea and hypoxemia accompanied by opacification on chest radiographs and poor lung compliance, despite different underlying causes