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Date: 23 March 2020

In this video, we will demonstrate techniques for how to properly don and doff PPE, which are based on recommendations from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

Initial publication: March 23, 2020.

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Date: 4 March 2020

Apgūstiet intubācijas kontrolsarakstu.

Sākotnēji publicēts: 2013. gada 28. augustā

Pēdējo reizi pārskatīts: 2019. gada 7. janvāris.

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Content Author:
Bob Pascucci
Date: 4 March 2020

Apgūstiet, kā pareizi veikt elpceļu pozicionēšanu, panākt sejas maskas hermētismu un izmantot pamata palīgierīces elpceļu nodrošināšanai, ventilējot pacientu ar pašuzpildošo maisu.

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Date: 14 February 2020

In this chapter of the Rwandan National Neonatal Protocol, Dr. Aicha Uwamahoro explains the etiology, investigation, and treatments for anemia, bleeding, and polycythemia in the neonatal context.

Initial publication: February 18, 2020.


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Content Author:
Lisine Tuyisenge MD
Date: 3 February 2020

In this chapter of the Rwandan National Neonatal Protocol, Dr. Lisine Tuyisenge describes the signs of respiratory distress in the newborn, how to identify common causes of respiratory distress, and how to respond and treat common respiratory conditions appropriately.

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Catherine Allan MD, Annette Imprescia RN, BSN, CCRN
Date: 22 January 2020

In this video, Dr. Catherine Allan, Medical Director of the Boston Children's Hospital Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, outlines the five principles of crisis resource management. In addition, she provides a detailed overview of the responsibilities of an effective Event Manager leading a

Date: 22 January 2020

In this video, Dr. Vinay Nadkarni, Professor and Endowed Chair in Critical Care Medicine at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and The University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, discusses boot camps, orientation, and the next steps in the training of critical care fellows. He

Content Author:
Ann Thompson MD, MHCPM, Kate Madden
Date: 22 November 2019

In this video, Dr. Ann Thompson, Vice Dean and Professor of Critical Care Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, outlines the history of the PICU and its place in the hospital. From the first polio units in the 1930-50s to modern PICUs today, Dr. Thompson

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Date: 21 October 2019

In this World Shared Practice Forum video, Dr. Heidi Dalton maps out the rapid expansion of ECMO use globally, describes challenges that providers face in the field of ECMO, and solutions to overcome these challenges in the future.


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Date: 13 September 2019

In this video, Dr. Adam DeTora outlines how ethics and the law apply to situations in the NICU. He explains how statutory laws differ from case laws, and presents case studies to show how both kinds of laws influence medical decisions. He also breaks down the role of the parent or caregiver, and

Content Author:
Benjamin Wilfond MD
Date: 5 September 2019

In this video, Dr. Benjamin Wilfond, Director at the Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics, outlines the specific ethical challenges behind research conducted in the NICU. He emphasizes the importance of standardization in research, obtaining informed consent, the eight ethical benchmarks

Content Author:
Christian Umuhoza MD
Date: 3 September 2019

In this chapter of the Rwandan National Neonatal Protocol, Dr. Christian Umuhoza discusses neonatal resuscitation practices. Participants will be able to prepare for delivery, identify prenatal conditions that increase the risk of needing resuscitation at the delivery, identify the equipment and

Content Author:
Bob Pascucci
Date: 24 June 2019

Apraksts. Uzziniet par skābekļa maskas ar rezervuāru un manuālās ventilācijas maisu īpašībām un pareizu lietošanu, lai pievadītu skābekli pacientiem ar elpošanas mazspēju.

Sākotnēji publicēts: 2012. gada 1. septembris.

Pēdējais pārskatītais datums: 2019. gada 18. marts.

Content Author:
Merab Nyishime RN, CO, MSc
Date: 5 June 2019

In this chapter of the Rwandan National Neonatal Protocol, Merab Nyishime will discuss discharge planning. She outlines the four assessments that should be made when deciding whether to discharge a patient, the danger signs that would prevent discharge, examples of infants that would require

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Date: 23 May 2019

In this video, Dr. Anne Hansen, Medical Director of the Neonatal ICU at Boston Children’s Hospital, outlines challenges facing today’s physicians and nurses in Rwanda as they care for newborns. She also introduces a non-electric infant warmer and outlines the benefits of its use in dealing with

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Date: 7 May 2019

Quick Concepts are short videos that describe a key physiological or theoretical concept or demonstrate a brief procedure. In this video, Dr. Miya Bernson-Leung explains how to identify the signs and symptoms of a stroke.


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Content Author:
Michelle Niescierenko MD, MPH
Date: 3 April 2019

In this video, Dr. Michelle Niescierenko discusses the leading causes of pediatric trauma, explains the steps of the trauma assessment, and reviews 3 case studies involving pediatric trauma. 


Initial publication: April 3, 2019.



Content Author:
Ravi Thiagarajan MD, MPH
Date: 21 March 2019

In this video, Dr. Ravi Thiagarajan, Chief of the Division of Cardiac Critical Care at Boston Children’s Hospital, and Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, outlines past and present trends in ECMO use across the globe. He also reviews the major challenges faced by ECMO providers

Date: 8 August 2018
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Content Author:
OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 20 June 2018

Capnography waveform showing hypopneic hypoventilation (type 2).

Last Reviewed: June 20, 2018.