Category Archives: Non-Invasive Ventilation

EMCRIT 3: Intubating the patient with Severe Metabolic Acidosis

EMCRIT 3: Intubating the patient with Severe Metabolic Acidosis Courtesy of Christie Lech -     Should you give sodium bicarb? Won’t help that much, it works by taking hydrogen and metabolizing it to CO2; it can help in that some of … Continue reading

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Non-Invasive Ventilation can be sexy too…

Post by Vishal Demla Listen to the EMCRIT Podcast #19 and read the summaries; could save your life. PEEP= CPAP Type 1 failure: Not oxygenating NEED PEEP/CPAP/EPAP Recruits aveoli, decrease V/Q mismatch, decrease preload/afterload Start at 5 up to 15 APE, … Continue reading

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ETCO2 – EMCRIT#2

EMCRIT #2- ETCO2 – This podcast is from a lecture Dr. Weingart gave regarding end tidal CO2 (ETCO2).  When Dr. Weingart refers to ETCO2, he means the quantitative wave form capnography measurement of CO2, not the qualitative litmus paper test. … Continue reading

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