Asthma and the Vent

 
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 TOP = AUTO PEEP BOTTOM = NORMAL FLOW

TOP = AUTO PEEP BOTTOM = NORMAL FLOW

Set the Vent in SIMV at 7cc/kg and an I:E ratio of 1:4/1:5 and check a blood gas!
— Andrew Sloas, DO, RDMS, FAAEM

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Wow! We've made it to the end of three episodes on asthma. We've covered everything from diagnosis to treatment and everything in between. We now know how to best educate our patients to empower them to treat their disease at home and prevent recitivism!

Tune in this episode for the specifics on how to use a Peak Flow Meter, Bi-Pap, EtCO2 and of course how to set-up the ventilator in a way to maximize support and minimize chances of injury in your asthmatics.

EM Crit - Infamous Awake Sedated Video

EM Crit - Dominating the Vent Part 1

EM Crit - Dominating the Vent Part 2

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