Hemodynamics

Hemodynamics in the ICU

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Objectives

  1. Basic monitoring routinely performed in the ICU
  2. Advanced hemodynamic monitoring techniques and their utility

Articles

Lectures

Hemodynamics the Introduction


Hemodynamics I


Hemodynamics II


Hemodynamics III

Quiz

Hemodynamics Quiz


Shock Overview

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Objectives

  1. Define the different types of shock and pathophysiology associated with each
  2. Describe methods of shock assessment and differentiation
  3. Understand and describe appropriate management strategies for shock

Articles

Lecture

Quiz

Shock Quiz


Vasoactive Medications

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Objectives

  1. Understand and describe commonly used vasopressors
  2. Understand and describe commonly used vasodilators
  3. Identify and discuss indications and differences among commonly used drugs

Articles

Lecture

Quiz

Vasoactive Medications


Cardiac Arrest & Resuscitation

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Objectives

  1. Describe and define the pathophysiology of a cardiovascular arrest.
  2. Formulate the correct management of patient’s experiencing a cardiovascular arrest.
  3. Determine whether appropriate post-resuscitative measures have occurred in a  resuscitated cardiovascular arrest patient.

Articles

Vasopressin and Epinephrine vs. Epinephrine Alone in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Early administration of epinephrine (adrenaline) in patients with cardiac arrest with initial shockable rhythm in hospital: Propensity score matched Analysis

Lecture

Quiz

Cardiac Arrest


EKGs in the Critically Ill

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Objectives

  1. Identify and describe life threatening rhythms found on EKG
  2. Discuss non-specific but common EKG findings associated with acute cardio-pulmonary conditions

Articles

ECGs for the emergency physician

Life-Threatening Arrhythmias in the Intensive Care Unit

Lecture

Quiz

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EKGs