APRV – not so confusing anymore! #FOAMed

This is a modality of ventilation that seems to utilised more and more frequently in our ARDS patients with refractory hypoxaemia. To be honest, it can be a daunting mode if you don't understand the underlying principles behind it, so here is a guide to attempt to clear this up and make it more palatable,... Continue Reading →

My weaning’s better than yours!!

One of the perennial issues in Critical Care is that of the ‘problem patient’ that doesn’t seem to want to wean off ventilatory support. I am sure you know the situation well. You treat a patient and support them through their critical illness to the point where they show all the signs that they are ready... Continue Reading →

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