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Resus C4: Septic shock, Pressor Angst, and Vaso vs. Epi

Clinical questions addressed in this C4

  • What should be the first-line vasopressor in septic shock?
  • What is the correct timing to initiate vasopressor therapy?
  • What’s your contingency pressor if your NE doses are escalating?
  • What are some of your resuscitation end-points in the patient with septic shock?
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    2015 Penn HART Course

    Do you manage patients who’ve had a cardiac arrest? Has the debate over 33 vs. 36 C made you uneasy?  Do you know what to monitor after you’ve reached your targeted temperature management (TTM) goal?  Are you still calling TTM, “therapeutic hypothermia”?

    Well come join us on October 29-30th at the Loews Hotel in Philadelphia, PA and find out why this is a “Can’t Miss” conference of 2015!

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    Resus C4: Mechanical Ventilation & RSI

    Clinical questions addressed in this C4

  • Is there an optimal sedative for RSI in the shocked patient?
  • OK the patient is intubated, now what vent settings do you use?
  • How often do we prescribe lung protective ventilation strategies in the ED?
  • What are the common causes of respiratory distress in the intubated patient?