Management of Status Asthmaticus

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Fig. 23.1 Incomplete exhalation of delivered tidal volume. Above is a flow volume curve of an asthmatic patient on volume cycled mechanical ventilation. The patient is still exhaling the prior…

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Management of Acute Aortic Syndromes

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Fig. 18.1 Initial chest x-ray with evidence of pulmonary edema and widened mediastinum Fig. 18.2 CTA chest showing the dissection flap (black arrow) at the level of the descending aorta…

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Hyponatremia

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Fig. 45.1 CT scan of cerebrum after hypertonic saline bolus therapy Fig. 45.2 MR imaging, T2-weighted, 14 days after correction of hyponatremia without signs of osmotic demyelination Principles of Management…

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Acute Arterial Ischemia

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Fig. 84.1 Axial CT with arterial phase imaging demonstrates an intact left superficial femoral artery (SFA) without evidence of filling abnormality Fig. 84.2 Axial CT demonstrates occlusion of the left…

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Massive Hemoptysis

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Fig. 26.1 Arrows demonstrate Right lower lobe consolidation (wide arrow) and Left Lower Lobe bronchiectasis (thin arrow) The patient was transferred to intensive care. Flexible bronchoscopy showed no active bleeding…

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Ventricular Arrhythmias

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Fig. 17.1 Monomorphic ventricular tachycardia Question What approach should be taken in management of multiple recurrences of ventricular arrhythmias over a short period of time, i.e. VT storm? Answer Antiarrhythmic…

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