Browsing: Ventilator Management

A look at this option for delivering supplemental oxygen in patients experiencing hypoxemic respiratory failure in emergency care.
Ventilator alarms can be the first sign of an acute process and should be addressed immediately. It’s important to understand basic troubleshooting and move beyond DOPES when managing vent alarms.
The treatment of choice for a pneumothorax is a chest tube, and when the small pig-tail catheter doesn’t do the job, the answer is to replace it with a larger bore – right? Not so fast.
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Critical Care Alert: Mechanical Ventilator Protocol A Quasi-Experimental, Before-After Trial Examining the Impact of an Emergency Department Mechanical Ventilator Protocol on Clinical Outcomes and Lu