ICU Rounds
also available for free download on iTunes. (http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/icu-rounds/id254707344)
Peak inspiratory pressure (PIP) the center of a great deal of discussion of ventilator management.   Knowing the factors that increase or decrease PIP are important to those managing critically ill patient.  This podcast is steeped in physiology and perhaps more difficult than my typical podcasts.  PIP=  [Tv/ (Compliance Lung & Thorax)] + (Resistance of airway + flow )
Direct download: POD_PIP.mp3
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