Again, I’ve been getting emails asking me about my thoughts on the subject. I actually asked some of my colleagues about it as well and realised that theres some food for thought here and is extremely challenging. ALSO AN APOLOGY, IN THE PREVIOUS EPISODE I SHOULD HAVE MADE IT MORE CLEAR THAT MENTAL HEALTH […]
So social isolation, the stress of being in a hospital and the things that patietns see as a result of overcrowding are all part and parcel of the journey we are all going through world wide. Just a short talk with some thoughts on how to start to help your patients stay happy and […]
I’ve received an email about how people can help without being frontliners or if they cant be. One of the key things you can do to support front liners is not material; it’s to be part of their mental support system.
So with all of the issues with offsite ventilation of COVID-19 patients around the world, I’ve had requests from my surgical colleagues to do a trouble shooting talk on ventilators. So here it goes…….
So this WILL NOT BE a be and end all. It’s about the basics of what modes are, what to do where and what works where. For now I’m recommending ARDSNET protocol if in doubt but it will or may change as our reality is we’ve never done this before so.
Not a be all , end all summary, more so a run through of relevant parts for a non-gas jockey (I am one so it’s okay) to be comfortable. It literally starts with a drawing of an alveolus and gets to nitrogen content in 40 minutes. #covid-19 #resuscitation #ventilator #ICU #criticalcare
Just a quick review of how to prepare legally and logistically for the realities of a pandemic. How do you safely comeback to work and volunteer? How do you coordinate your team to set up and write a legally binding document that makes sure that you can provide care with limited liability #Corona #Covid-19 […]
Completely (almost) non clinical episode, I feel kind of like we need a COVID-19 break and I received an email asking me why I kept referring to belt rankings. In my mind there is a growing body of literature that myelin leads to speed of action and speed of thought. Also to Mylenate your […]
Just some thoughts and a summary on the ICU and critical care guidelines outthere. #foamed #icu #criticalcare #resuscitation #covid19
Basics of Hemodynamics Shock Sepsis Why Swans can be a problem. Vasopressor review. #FOAMED #MEDED #COVID-19 #Hemodynamics #ICU #criticalcare #ER #resuscitation