AoW … for fictional storm of the century.

Discussion starter … Preparing for fictional storm phenomenon.

AoW For severe inclement weather.

Conversation Starter – severe inclement weather -prepping for severe hurricane.

Extubating the Newly Recruited Paient

Alveolar Recruitment Therapy (ART) has been completed with great success … now what?

Assessing Successful Alveolar Recruitment

You have successfully recruited your patient’s pulmonary alveoli. Now, will the alveoli STAY patent so that you can extubate your patient with great success? Go to minimal pulmonary support and continue to assess … if your patient’s tidal volume trend stays neutral or increases, you will likely have a successful extinction.

Severe Atelectasis followed by Hypoxic Pulmonary Vasoconstriction (HPV)

Mechanism of Action : Severe Atelectasis followed by Hypoxic Pulmonary Vasoconstricion (HPV).