A NEXTGEN LEARNING SPACE DESIGNED TO ELEVATE YOUR AIRWAY PRACTICE
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The consequences of missing a severe metabolic acidosis in the patient your about to intubate can ce devastating. We discuss what to do here.
The first goal should be to identify a severe metabolic acidosis BEFORE you intubate and take away your patient’s ability to compensate. Kaussmal breathing is a classic example of respiratory compensation in metabolic acidosis with rapid deep breaths. A rapid respiratory rate without a clear cardio-pulmonary cause should make you wonder…
reverse underlying causes
Match minute ventilation
In a patient with severe metabolic acidosis you need to match their minute ventilation. What is minute ventilation. Well, I’m glad you asked.
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- Begin your practice
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