Oct 21, 2022
A-a gradient, a/A ratio, and P: F ratio - are all different views of the same item. These formulas do not have a complete view of oxygenation. Oxygenation is a huge topic, and there are more common values that we use:
How well is the patient saturating?
Is there dyspnea?
How do the lungs sound (auscultation) or...
Oct 4, 2022
I ran some specific decision points when treating the REALLY BAD massiVE pulmonary embolism patient by Shane & Brian from the FOAMfrat Team. This discussion really focuses on the logistics and ideas when you are trying to get the patient from A to B without having to do CPR.