Tag Bronchoscopy
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Bronchoscopic Anatomy

Reviewed and revised 21/2/13 OVERVIEW Dave Pilcher’s 4 rules for finding where you are: the trachea is D shaped, the flat wall is posterior the RML bronchus is anterior the apical (aka superior) segmental bronchi of the lower lobes are…

Pulmonary Puzzler 340

Collapse and recruit

A 19 year old male is admitted after a severe traumatic brain injury. Due to refractory intracranial hypertension he is intubated and receiving 20mg an hour of morphine, 20mg an hour of midazolam and 200mg an hour of propofol.