The expression I make when getting a report on an especially critical patient on an otherwise not busy unit:
Secrets of the Oscillator Revealed!
The high frequency oscillatory ventilator (HFOV) has been around for quite some time now. It has been used on adults to treat ARDS, but its main implementation is on the neonate RDS (respiratory distress syndrome) population.
Youâve just started your evening ED shift at Canadian Janus General Hospital when you are called STAT to resuscitation room #1. The nurse says there is a child with an oxygen saturation of 50%! You rush to the room to find a 20 month old boy, crying inconsolably. He appears dusky and greyish around the &
If you’re super lucky you can hear a monophonic wheeze at the right lung. This is a pretty bog-standard foreign body aspiration case. Check out the other Scareway cases on this site!