Louisville Lectures

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Chronic cough: Is it a symptom or a disease? Dr. Jonathan A. Bernstein

In this Grand Rounds, Dr. Jonathan Bernstein discusses chronic cough by first describing the evaluation and differential diagnosis of a patient presenting with chronic cough. He then determines the pathogenesis of chronic cough and defines the approach to diagnosis and treatment of chronic cough.

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Positive Pressure Ventilation with Dr. Bilal Jalil

Dr. Bilal Jalil presents "Positive Pressure Ventilation" through the following questions:

  1. Why is my patient intubated?

  2. What MV modes do I need to know about?

  3. How do I set the initial ventilator settings?

  4. Am I harming my patient with a ventilator?

  5. The ventilator is alarming!!! What do I do?

  6. Can I extubate my patient?

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Oxygen Delivery and Devices with Dr. Bilal Jalil

Dr. Bilal Jalil presents 'Oxygen Delivery and Devices" by first building and narrowing the differential for hypoxemia. He then discusses the factors that affect oxygen delivery as well as the nasal cannula flow and Fi02 relationship. Finally, he finishes with a talk on oxygen beyond nasal cannula.

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Human Microbiomes and Asthma Phenotype: Next Frontiers with Dr. Yvonne Huang

Dr. Yvonne J. Huang presents Human Microbiomes and Asthma Phenotype: Next Frontiers by first reviewing evidence linking the microbiome in early life to childhood asthma. She then discusses recent evidence linking the airway microbiome to asthma phenotype in adults. After, she discusses the challenges and new directions to understanding how microbiota influence asthma phenotype.

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Ventilation 101 with Dr. Hala Karnib

Dr. Hala Karnib presents Ventilation 101 by defining oxygenation versus ventilation, non-invasive positive pressure ventilation, and mechanical ventilation. With NIPPV, Dr. Karnib discusses indications/ contraindications, equipment, and settings. She then describes indications, modes of mechanical ventilation, and trouble shooting for mechanical ventilation.

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