Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation or ECMO is one of those treatments we sometimes need to think about with our very sick patients. I recently had to make a referral to my local centre and doing so made me wonder what it is that the ECMO centres want from us to make the path smoother. So I [...]
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The psychology of our patients, their relatives and the staff we work with is under discussion in this podcast. I managed to get Megan Hosey (@DrMeganHoseyPhD), a psychologist from Johns Hopkins, Dr Julie Highfield (@DrJulie_H), a psychologist from Cardiff and Dorothy Wade (@dwadepsych) a psychologist from London together to discuss these important issues. We talk about [...]
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Gavin Denton and I get together again to review a couple of recent papers that have some bearing on our practice. Welcome to the Papers of the month. This month we cover Check Up- Position- “A Multicenter, Randomized Trial of Ramped Position vs Sniffing Position During Endotracheal Intubation of Critically Ill Adults” and the APRV trial –BILEVEL-APRV [...]
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