Articles tagged with: Ventilation

Extracorporeal CO2 Removal for Acute Hypercarbic Respiratory Failure

January 13, 2021

Extracorporeal CO2 Removal for Acute Hypercarbic Respiratory Failure

John Davies MA, RRT, FAARC, FCCP, discusses extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal and why it is important for you to know.

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Benefits of a Home Ventilator Program

December 30, 2020

Benefits of a Home Ventilator Program

We speak with AARC member, Denise Willis, RRT, RRT-NPS, AE-C, to discuss her tips for running a successful home ventilator program.

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Big Ideas Theater | Diaphragm Protective Ventilation

September 23, 2020

Big Ideas Theater | Diaphragm Protective Ventilation

In this episode of Big Ideas Theater we hear from Thomas Piraino, RRT, FCSRT, FAARC, as he discusses Diaphragm Protective Ventilation.

 

Big Ideas Theater | Practical Bedside Management of Neonates on Non-Invasive Ventilation

July 29, 2020

Big Ideas Theater | Practical Bedside Management of Neonates on Non-Invasive Ventilation

In this episode of Big Ideas Theater we discuss the proper bedside management of non-invasive practices in neonatal care.

 

Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury Protecting the Lung

May 6, 2020

Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury Protecting the Lung

In this Current Topics DVD Neil MacIntyre, MD, FAARC, discusses ventilator-induced lung injury and how RTs can make sure they are protecting the lungs.

 

Mechanical Ventilation Alarm Safety

February 12, 2020

Mechanical Ventilation Alarm Safety

Enable cookies to see embeded content. As part of the Big Ideas Theater 2019, Associate Professor, Director of Clinical Education at Rush University Brady Scott, MSc, RRT, RRT-ACCS, AE-C, FAARC, discusses mechanical ventilation alarm safety and how the sounds you hear in a medical setting could be changing. Watch More Big Ideas Theater Scott explains... Read more »

 

Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury

January 15, 2020

Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury

Enable cookies to see embeded content. As part of Big Ideas Theater 2019, Neil MacIntyre, MD, FAARC, discusses ventilator-induced lung injury. Dr. MacIntyre believes RTs can have a great impact on the ICU and explains how ventilator settings from the operating room to the ICU need to properly translate. He also shares his three commandments... Read more »

 

Preventing VAE

August 14, 2019

Preventing VAE

Enable cookies to see embeded content. Michael Klompas, MPH, MD, from the Harvard Business School, discusses the changes in CDC guidelines regarding tracking ventilator associated events (VAE). He also offers tips and suggestions for RTs looking to prevent VAE. Watch More Big Ideas Theater Big Ideas Theater 2018 was filmed at the AARC Congress 2018... Read more »

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Best Practices: Ventilator Weaning Protocols

July 10, 2019

Best Practices: Ventilator Weaning Protocols

Delivering the best possible care to patients on mechanical ventilation means getting those patients off mechanical ventilation as soon as it is safely possible. According to Carl Haas, MLS, LRT, RRT, RRT-ACCS, FAARC, the best way to make sure that happens is to follow protocols developed specifically for this area of practice. He shares his... Read more »

 

Adult Nasal High Flow Therapy: Informed and Educated

June 26, 2019

Adult Nasal High Flow Therapy: Informed and Educated

by Madison Fratzke, BSRT, RRT, RRT-ACCS, Jason Kirkness, PhD, and Keith Lamb, BS, RRT, RRT-ACCS, FAARC Nasal High Flow Therapy (NHF) has become a first line mode for respiratory support in patients with hypoxemic respiratory failure. 1 – 4 Published nomenclature for NHF therapy often utilize or include one of a dozen permutations of discretionary... Read more »