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turned_inCommunication and Team work in COVID

This chapter describes the principles of communication in patients with serious illness like COVID-19.

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turned_inManagement of shock in COVID-19

Covid-19 patients often develop shock in the late stage. It is important to identify the type of shock and treat early. Appropriate fluid therapy followed by noradrenaline in non responsive patients i...

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turned_inInvasive Ventilation

This chapter covers the strategies for invasive mechanical ventilation for severe covid-19 patients. The embedded videos cover the basics regarding parts of a ventilator, initiation, monitoring and tr...

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turned_inAirway Management in COVID-19

This chapter describes airway management in Covid-19 patients. It requires careful attention to infection control protocols and strict adherence to the usual principles of airway management.

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This chapter describes the treatment of patients who do not maintain saturation on HFNC [higher requirement of fio2 (> 70%)] or who do not tolerate HFNC with Non invasive ventilation (NIV). It should...

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Patients not maintaining saturation between 90-94% on NRBM with reservoir bag are treated with high flow nasal cannula (HFNC) therapy. This chapter also includes two videos on the use of one of the HF...

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turned_inAnalysis of Arterial Blood Gases

This chapter describes the principles of acid-base balance and a simplified approach to diagnosing and managing acid-base disorders.

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turned_in Acute Respiratory Failure and Oxygen Therapy

This chapter describes the types of respiratory failure, terms used in describing respiratory failure, mechanisms of hypoxemia and hypercapnia and the principles of oxygen therapy using nasal prongs, ...

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turned_inInfection Control in COVID-19

It is now recognized that COVID 19 pneumonia is a respiratory infection that predominantly spreads through droplet infection and occasionally through contact with surfaces. Hence universal use of mask...

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