Clinical Assessment of Volume Status with Dr. Cavallazzi
Dr. Rodrigo Cavallazzi covers the assessment of volume responsiveness including static as well as dynamic markers to aid with treatment of shock without administration of excessive fluids. He spends some time on shock definition and physiologic compensation before discussing physical exam and laboratory findings consistent with tissue ischemia. Then, he delves into methods of determining pre-load responsiveness.
Rodrigo Cavallazzi, M.D.
Dr. Cavallazzi is an assistant professor of medicine at University of Louisville in the Pulmonary and Critical Care Department. He is a favorite of the residents and is heavily involved in the Community Acquired Pneumonia Organization (CAPO) research.