Blood, Blood Everywhere (Dr. Nathan Nielsen – May 12, 2017)

Pearls When approaching a major hemorrhage scenario, there are several considerations before even contemplating the use of blood products: IV access (including intraosseus lines) Source control (involving interventionists, including surgeons, early) Anti-coagulant antidotes/reversal agents The optimal transfusion “ratio” is not presently known, if there is one.  The 1:1:1 RBC/plasma/platelet ratio …

Top Articles from Critical Care/Pulmonary Journals (April, 2017)

Critical Care Top Articles for April 2017 Compiled by Dr. Chok Limsuwat PG VI Download PDF Here   AJRCM 1. DJ-1/PARK7 Impairs Bacterial Clearance in Sepsis. Amatullah H, Shan Y, Beauchamp BL, Gali PL, Gupta S, Maron-Gutierrez T, Speck ER, Fox-Robichaud AE, Tsang JL, Mei SH, Mak TW, Rocco PR, Semple JW, …

Emboli – Dr. Karin Halvorson – April 7, 2017

Title: Emboli Pearls – Venous Thromboembolism, Pulmonary embolism, and Emboli in Transit: Novel oral anticoagulants are preferred over Vitamin K Antagonists. If there is underlying cancer with embolism, Low Molecular Weight Heparin is preferred. Beware right heart failure hemodynamics The only true indication for an IVC filter is the inability to …

Top Articles from Critical Care/Pulmonary Journals (March, 2017)

Critical Care Top Articles for March 2017 Compiled by Dr. Chok Limsuwat PG VI Download PDF Here   AJRCM 1. Sevoflurane for Sedation in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study. Jabaudon M, Boucher P, Imhoff E, Chabanne R, Faure JS, Roszyk L, Thibault S, Blondonnet R, Clairefond G, Guérin …