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Pancreatitis - Surgical Indications and Procedures
(Vanderbilt University. Medical Center, 2010-07-23)
This is the third in the series on severe pancreatitis and necrotizing pancreatitis. This episode reviews the indications for surgery, morbidity and mortality of surgery, and what are the surgical options.
SVO2 My favorite Swan Number
(Vanderbilt University. Medical Center, 2010-12-05)
The most helpful number for me on a Swan is the SvO2. This is a brief description of how I use this variable in evaluating critically ill and injured patients.
Acute Colonic Pseudoobstruction (Ogilvie's Syndrome)
(Vanderbilt University. Medical Center, 2010-02-15)
Acute Colonic Pseudoobstruction (ACPO) is commonly called Ogilvies Syndrome. ACPO presents massive dilation in critically ill patients, and might result in invasive procedures to avoid ischemia or perforation of the colon.
That peripheral IV can kill you: Suppurative Thrombophlebitis
(Vanderbilt University. Medical Center, 2010-02-25)
All the recent emphasis on venous catheter infections has been on central lines. Those peripheral IVs are also dangerous.
Pancreatitis - Part 1
(Vanderbilt University. Medical Center, 2010-05-25)
This is an initial presentation of the causes and diagnosis of acute pancreatitis.
Hemoglobin Based Oxygen Carriers (a.k.a. Artificial Blood)
(Vanderbilt University. Medical Center, 2010-01-18)
A brief summary of what are hemoglobin based oxygen carriers (HBOC) and where are they in development.
Wedge: Everyone elses favorite Swan number
(Vanderbilt University. Medical Center, 2010-12-12)
Wedge or PAOP is perhaps the most quoted and poorly understood variable generated by a Swan-Ganz.
Severe Acute Pancreatitis: Part 2 ICU Considerations
(Vanderbilt University. Medical Center, 2010-06-02)
A brief discussion of the considerations of ICU care of the patient with severe pancreatitis, fluid resuscitation, respiratory, renal, and nutrition.