Both NPPV and CPAP are useful under a number of conditions.
With pulse oximetry, a strong, regular pulse is important to obtaining a good signal and accurate reading. Unfortunately, many critically ill patients do not have good pulses anywhere.
This time, he demands,“ Where's my sleeper?”. All technology has its downfalls.
Our columnist outlines the four approaches to intracranial pressure monitoring.
Our columnist outlines the dangers of intra-abdominal hypertension and its sequela, abdominal compartment syndrome.
media. Our feature story looks at who and how to screen for potential pulmonary problems before surgery, and what to do if you detect someone at risk.“ Technology Traps“ explores when
To interpret the wedge tracing of a pulmonary artery catheter correctly, you need to understand your patient's respiratory physiology.
Also in this issue, we debut a new column by editorial advisory board member Lisa Kirkland, FACP.“ Technology Traps” will appear monthly and will examine the limitations of some of the
Our columnist discusses the pros and cons.
Our columnist outlines 10 possible sources of error.