The Intensive Care Network (ICN) is an online resource for healthcare professionals involved in Critical Care.The site is primarily aimed at Australian and New Zealand intensive care trainees and those specialists who are in the first few years post-fellowship. However, anyone who practices intensive care medicine is welcome to access the site and participate. Registration is FREE. To find out more about the site and its authors, click here.
EXPLAINED: C Mac Video Laryngoscope
Everyone is using them.
You need to know your way around them!
Make 5 minutes to hear Rachel Vassiliadis explain the scope that's changed the game.
"If you don't take a temperature, you can't find a fever...(The House of God)" James Sartain cleverly uses case studies to highlight attitudes, issues and management of acute pain in ICUs. He'll make you think as he uncovers the discrepancies between guidelines and clinical practice. This podcast was recorded at BCC4.
The 6th installment of the NEJM's critical care series asked for your opinion on methods of sedation in a ventilated elderly man. Voting has since closed and the editors have provided their opinion and an accompanying review article on sedation in the ICU. Read more to find out how sedation patterns vary worldwide and for a link to the excellent review article on pain, analgesia, sedation and delirium in the ICU.