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Hi, thank you for your great effort,I have a question regarding APRV MODE, how the patient can exhale during the positive pressure being delivered? As in this mode spontaneous breathing is helping in ventilation

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Alexei Ortiz Milan
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3 days ago

Hello. The same way patients exhale during CPAP. APRV is CPAP with brief releases

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42-year-old man with progressive cough, fever, and shortness of breath for three weeks. He recently placed mulch in his backyard.

Patient History:

  • Medical Conditions: Hyperlipidemia and hypertension.

  • Medications: Atorvastatin 20 mg daily, lisinopril 10 mg daily.

  • Lifestyle: Non-smoker.

  • Recent Activity: Recently placed mulch in his yard.

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Manar Ismail
7 days ago

Pneumonitis

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Dynamic Air Bronchogram on Lung Ultrasound


Definition:

A dynamic air bronchogram refers to the movement of air within the bronchi that is visible on ultrasound. It typically appears as hyperechoic (bright) lines or dots that move within a hypoechoic (dark) background representing consolidated lung tissue.


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A 34-year-old woman with a history of three weeks of swelling and tenderness over the dorsum of the left hand, pain, redness, and swelling in her right ankle, intermittent pain in shoulder and knee joints, and a rash on her lower extremities. Here are the key points and findings:

Patient History:

  • Unhoused: Staying in shelters and homes of acquaintances in downtown Los Angeles.

  • Substance Use: Smokes one pack of cigarettes daily, consumes four to six alcoholic beverages daily, occasionally smokes marijuana, and occasionally smokes methamphetamine. No injection drug use.

  • Sexual History: Several intimate partners in the past year.

Physical Examination:

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Key Points:

  • Clinical Presentation: Swelling and tenderness in multiple joints, rash on lower extremities, and elevated inflammatory markers.

  • Risk Factors: Multiple sexual partners and substance use.

  • Laboratory Findings: Elevated leukocyte count, neutrophilia, elevated ESR, and CRP.

Neisseria gonorrhoeae is known to cause disseminated infections, presenting with symptoms such as tenosynovitis, dermatitis, and polyarthralgia, which matches the patient's symptoms.

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Prevalence and Survival of Prolonged Venovenous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: An Analysis of the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization Registry


Population

Adult patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) requiring venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VV ECMO) support. The study analyzed data from the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization registry, encompassing 13,681 patients between January 2012 and December 2022.


Intervention

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Mazen Kherallah
16 days ago · changed the group description.

Welcome to the group! We're thrilled to have you join us on this journey of learning and collaboration. Here, you'll find a vibrant community dedicated to staying informed, fostering connections, delving into intriguing cases, and exchanging valuable educational resources.


As a member, you'll have the opportunity to remain up-to-date with the latest developments in our field, whether it's through insightful discussions, timely updates, or shared knowledge from fellow members. Engage with peers, explore diverse perspectives, and enrich your understanding of the subject matter.


Feel free to initiate discussions on compelling cases you encounter, seek advice, or share your own experiences for collective learning. Together, we can delve into the nuances of our profession, broaden our horizons, and deepen our expertise.

Additionally, don't hesitate to contribute educational materials that you believe will benefit the group. Whether it's articles, research papers, videos, or other resources, your input will enrich our collective knowledge and empower us to excel in our endeavors.


Once again, welcome aboard! Let's embark on this collaborative journey, supporting each other's growth and making meaningful contributions to our field.

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Mazen Kherallah
16 days ago · added a group cover image.
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