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Category: Pulmonary

Mechanical Ventilation in Adult Patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

An Official American Thoracic Society/European Society of Intensive Care Medicine/Society of Critical Care Medicine Clinical Practice Guideline, this document provides evidence-based clinical practice guidelines on the use of mechanical ventilation in adult patients with acute...

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Diagnosis and Management of CIRCI in Critically Ill Patients (Part I)

This guideline, published by the ​Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) and European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM), is an update of the 2008 consensus statements for the diagnosis and management of critical illness-related corticosteroid insufficiency (CIRCI) i...

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Diagnosis and Management of CIRCI in Critically Ill Patients (Part II)

The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) and European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) 2017 publish a joint guideline. This part II of the guidelines for the diagnosis and management of critical illness-related corticosteroid insufficiency (CIRCI) in critically i...

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SCCM Pod-VCCR7 The Basics of Veno-Arterial and Veno-Venous ECMO and the Indications of ECMO Therapy

Sean P. Kane, PharmD, BCPS, speaks with Elliott Cohen, MD about extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). In the episode, the basics of Veno-Arterial (VA) and Veno-Venous (VV) ECMO are outlined and the indications of ECMO therapy are discussed.

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The Concept of Lung Protective Ventilation/Managing Acute Lung Injury and Parenchymal Lung Disease in Adult and Pediatric Patients

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook: Mechanical Ventilation: Essentials for Current Adult and Pediatric Practice (2017) , titled " The Concept of Lung Protective Ventilation/Managing Acute Lung Injury and Parenchymal Lung Disease in Adult and Pediatric Pati...

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Clinical Design Features of Modern Mechanical Ventilators

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook: Mechanical Ventilation: Essentials for Current Adult and Pediatric Practice (2017) , titled " Clinical Design Features of Modern Mechanical Ventilators. "

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