Toxicology in the ICU with Dr. Sally Suliman
Dr. Suliman looks at toxicology from an intensivist perspective. The lecture begins by looking at the more common intoxications like alcohols, opiates, and prescription drugs. Among these intoxications, time was spent explicitly on benzodiazepines, beta-blockers, calcium channel blockers, tricyclic antidepressants and acetylsalicylic acid.
Sally Suliman, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Interstitial Lung Disease Program
Director, Quality and Metrics, Pulmonary ICU
El-Kersh K, Suliman S, Smith JS. Selexipag in Congenital Heart Disease-Associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension and Eisenmenger Syndrome: First Report. Am J Ther. 2018 Jan 23. doi: 10.1097/MJT.0000000000000727. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29521655.
Suliman S, Al Harash A, Roberts WN, Perez RL, Roman J. Scleroderma-related interstitial lung disease. Respir Med Case Rep. 2017 Jul 15;22:109-112. doi: 10.1016/j.rmcr.2017.07.007. eCollection 2017. PubMed PMID: 28761806; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5524221.
We hope you've enjoyed our first set of lectures from the 2018 -2019 academic year. We will be taking a short break from posting this summer in order to keep our lectures fresh and relevant. We will be back in the fall with new content. See you soon!
- PulmCrit Louisville Lectures
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In this lecture, Dr. Gualdoni helps us to understand the history of targeted temperature management as well as new developments. She discusses the theory behind hypothermia. We then look at how to cool and how long to cool. Lastly, we look at how rhythms can make a difference.
In this week’s mechanical ventilation lecture Dr. Cavallazzi look explains how to revise the main parameters to monitor respiratory mechanics in patients on mechanical ventilation. Then he talks about how to identify and correct asynchrony.
In the second lecture of our series on mechanical ventilation Dr. Cavallazzi, walk us through important concepts in mechanical ventilation ARDS, Ventilator induced lung injury (VILI), Ventilation strategy in ARDS, Individualize apprach to PEEP, Prone position and ECMO.
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