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View Critical Care Video Shorts

A new and innovative way to learn or review important critical care topics, this unique training series provides essential content needed for intensive care practice.

Assessment of Oxygenation View videos

Videos include:

  • Overview and Definitions
  • Assessing Oxygenation with Arterial Blood Gases and Oximetry
  • Alveolar Gas Equation and Alveolar-Arterial Oxygen Difference
  • Causes of Hypoxemia

Acid-Base Analysis View videos

Videos include:

  • Overview of Acid-Base Analysis Using Arterial Blood Gases
  • Principles of Acid-Base Interpretation
  • Interpreting Specific Acid-Base Problems
  • Anion Gap Analysis for Metabolic Acidosis
  • "Delta Gap" and "Delta-Delta" Analysis of Mixed Disorders
  • Respiratory Acid-Base Disorders
  • Anion Gap Metabolic Acidosis
  • Non-Anion Gap Metabolic Acidosis
  • Metabolic Alkalosis

Hypercapnic Respiratory Failure View videos

Videos include:

  • Definition and Overview
  • Pathophysiology of Hypercapnia
  • Causes of Hypercapnic Respiratory Failure
  • Evaluation and Management of Hypercapnic Respiratory Failure
  • Hypoxemia in Hypercapnic Respiratory Failure
  • Acute Exacerbations of COPD: Management
  • Asthma Exacerbations: Management

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) View videos

Videos include:

  • ARDS Overview
  • ARDS Pathophysiology
  • Causes of ARDS
  • ARDS: Ventilatory Management
  • ARDS: Non-Ventilatory Management
  • Prognosis in ARDS

Mechanical Ventilation View videos

Videos include:

  • Indications for Mechanical Ventilation
  • Overview of NIPPV
  • Delivering NIPPV: Practical Aspects
  • Mechanical Ventilation Modes
  • Volume Targets vs. Pressure Targets
  • Respiratory Mechanics in the Ventilated Patient
  • Intrinsic PEEP
  • Sedation
  • Treatment of Refractory Hypoxemia
  • Liberation (Weaning)

Sepsis View videos

Videos include:

  • Definitions
  • Sepsis Presentation
  • Septic Shock
  • Volume Management of Sepsis and Septic Shock
  • Other Management of Sepsis and Septic Shock

Vasopressors View videos

Videos include:

  • Vasopressor Indications
  • Physiologic Effects of Vasopressors
  • Vasopressors for Shock States
  • Vasopressor Complications

Prevention in the Critical Care Unit View videos

Videos include:

  • Overview of Stress Ulceration
  • Prevention of Stress Ulceration
  • Overview of Venous Thromboembolism
  • Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism
  • Prevention of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
  • Prevention of Catheter-Related Urinary Tract Infections
  • Hand Hygiene