Approach to +
Approach to the Alarming Vent
Diagnosing an alarming ventilator and dealing with ventilator problems using the DOTTS mnemonic.
Simplifying Mechanical Ventilation
A simplified review of mechanical ventilation – including the types of breaths, delivery methods, and ventilator modes.
Beyond the Basics +
Dominating the Ventilator
These lecture series discuss the indications of mechanical ventilation and ventilator management, specifically going over the ARDSnet strategy.
Part 1: Dominating the Ventilator
Part 2: Dominating the Ventilator
ARDSnet Landmark Trial
The ARDSnet trial discusses how a lung protective strategy using lower tidal volumes compared to traditional ventilation protocols decreases mortality and ventilator-free days.
ARDSnet landmark trial is published here.