Keys to the Cart: April 24, 2017

published 2 years ago by Ed Nemergut and Robert Thiele (presented by the IARS)

One-lung ventilation: Indications; Oxygenation during OLV; One lung vent: O2 desat Rx

And we are back welcome to another exciting edition of keys to the car a weekly open anesthesia podcast where we review several IT keywords in just a couple of minutes. My name is doctor alley battle and I'm an anesthesiologist at the university of Virginia. Are you ready to unlock some knowledge. Our first keyword today is one lung ventilation indications. So let's take a deep breath and get started remember you may need to provide one lung ventilation in the following circumstances. Absolute indications include protective isolation in cases of massive hemorrhage and severe infection. As well as in order to provide adequate ventilation in patients with a Bronco Clara fistula or a giant bowl a that may rupture during positive pressure ventilation or in patients with a major bronchial disruption or trauma. Unilateral lung with us and that's procedures also require one lung ventilation. One lung ventilation is also an important component of ...

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