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Content Author:
Peter Lang MD
Date: 26 June 2017

Quick Concepts are short videos that describe a key physiological or theoretical concept or demonstrate a brief procedure.

In this video, Dr. Peter Lang takes a close look into what makes Tetralogy of Fallot.

Initial publication: June 26, 2017.

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Date: 20 June 2017

On the occasion of the World Health Assembly passing a resolution on sepsis, the Global Sepsis Alliance presented this update in Geneva on May 24th, 2017.

Initial publication: June 20, 2017.

Date: 5 June 2017

In this video, Dr. Brian Walsh discusses the use of surfactant replacement therapy in the treatment of pre-term and term neonates suffering from respiratory distress syndrome (RDS). 

Initial publication: June 5, 2017. 

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Date: 31 May 2017

In this video, Dr. Wolbrink discusses indications and contraindications for using bubble CPAP, different techniques for setting up a bubble CPAP system, as well as common issues that could arise and how to troubleshoot them. 

Initial publication: May 31, 2017.

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Date: 25 May 2017

In this video, Dr. John Downes, former Chair of Anesthesia and Critical Care at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, gives his unique perspective on the growth of the modern Intensive Care Unit from its origins, while recounting some of his own experiences as a pediatric intensivist. 

Content Author:
McArthur Kitchen Cer. A.T.
Date: 24 May 2017

In this video, McArthur "Skip" Kitchen, Chief Anesthesia Technician at Boston Children's Hospital, will demonstrate and describe the key components of an appropriate anesthesia workstation turnover.

 

Last reviewed: May 24, 2017.

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Content Author:
OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 22 May 2017

Rhythm strip demonstrating couplets, pair of abnormal beat. 

Last reviewed: May 22, 2017. 

Content Author:
OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 21 May 2017

Rhythm strip demonstrating ventricular fibrillation. 

Last reviewed: May 22, 2017. 

Content Author:
OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 21 May 2017

Rhythm strip demonstrating Trigeminy, arrhythmia in which two normal beats are followed by a third and abnormal beat (premature ventricular contraction).

Last reviewed: May 22, 2017. 

Content Author:
OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 21 May 2017

Rhythm strip demonstrating premature ventricular contraction. 

Last reviewed: May 22, 2017. 

Content Author:
OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 21 May 2017

Rhythm strip demonstrating multifocal premature ventricular contractions. 

Last reviewed: May 22, 2017. 

Content Author:
OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 21 May 2017

Rhythm strip demonstrating bigeminy, one ectopic beat (typically premature ventricular contraction) after each sinus beat.

Last reviewed: May 22, 2017. 

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Date: 17 May 2017

In this video, Dr. Lara Shekerdemian, Chief of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at Texas Children's Hospital, and Professor of Pediatrics-Critical Care at Baylor College of Medicine, discusses ventilator strategies in regards to cardiopulmonary interaction in children with heart disease. 

Content Author:
OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 16 May 2017

Calculate the O2 delivery, consumption, and extraction ratio for oxygen in blood.

All calculations must be confirmed before use. The authors make no claims to the accuracy of the information contained herein; and these suggested doses are not a substitute for clinical judgment. 

Content Author:
OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 16 May 2017

Calculation for cardiac index, an indicator of hemodynamic performance of the heart, using cardiac output (CO) from the left ventricle, per minute, per meter squared of body surface area (BSA).

Content Author:
OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 12 May 2017

This document can be used as a reference when utilizing the virtual hemodialysis simulator on OPENPediatrics, or can serve as a stand-alone educational tool.

Date: 12 May 2017

In this video, panelists Marilyn Moonan, Colleen Nixon, Alexis Schmid, and Beverly Small discuss their experiences as global health nurses, and how they have effectively partnered with nurses internationally.

Last reviewed: May 12, 2017.

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Date: 12 May 2017

In this video, Dr. Sharon Su explains why peritoneal dialysis is used, and the steps needed to administer this treatment. 

Last reviewed: May 12, 2017.

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Date: 10 May 2017

In this video, Dr. Sharon Su discusses the complications that can arise during peritoneal dialysis, and how to identify and treat them.

Last reviewed: May 10, 2017.

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