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Coda Change

Nov 29, 2016

Resa Lewiss gives her insights into leadership. Through her experience training and working in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, Resa has collated a series of pearls, pitfalls, and lessons shared by leaders.

For Resa, there are leaders, and there are follows – more often than not, people know good leaders. Resa...

Nov 28, 2016

Medical journals have many possible functions, but the main one for most is publishing science. They are actually better at campaigning and agenda setting, rather like the mass media. Journals are now beset with problems, including failing to include data, publishing lots of poor quality material, being slow to...

Nov 27, 2016

Antibiotic Use for Sepsis in Critical Care: Steve McGloughlin

Steve McGloughlin presents his thoughts on antibiotics and their use in sepsis and critical care.

Steve discusses the ABC of sepsis… the trouble is after A for Antibiotics there is not a whole lot else! In sepsis and severe infection, the goal is to change...

Nov 22, 2016

Per Bredmose discusses the use of inhaled nitric oxide (iNO) in retrieval medicine and critical care. He explains why iNO is useful for retrieval and transport of the critical respiratory failure patient.

iNO is not a magic bullet, but rather a bridge that will help you get to where you need to go when treating a...

Nov 21, 2016

How do you diagnose death? In Critical Care we deal with death on a regular basis and although it seems black and white, that is often far from the truth.

Patricia Gerritsen discusses what it means to be dead and how that knowledge can aid you in stopping a resuscitation effort.

Patricia presents the degrees of death in...