On-line Education Discusses Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. On this CME webcast, we’re going to update you on the current treatment of ARDS. Joining our moderator in the studio are two specialists in pulmonary and critical care medicine. Dr. Sonal Pannu is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at the Ohio State University, and Dr. Matthew Exline is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and a vice chairman of the OSU Department of Internal Medicine. Sonal
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What you’ll learn in this webcast
As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: DESCRIBE low tidal
volume ventilation is a basic tenet of lung protective ventilation for patients with ARDS and those admitted to the hospital who are at risk for ARDS; and UNDERSTAND prone positioning in patients with severe ARDS helps to improve mortality.
You’ll also learn about the following:
- Pathogenesis of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)
- Treating ARDS
- Whether it is better to correct the oxygen level or the carbon dioxide level
- Practical strategies for paralyzing the patient
- Nutrition in ARDS
- Long-term consequences of ARDS
- High frequency ventilation
- Pressure control mode of mechanical ventilation
- When to transfer the patient to an ECMO center
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