1. SterlingMaloryArcher

    (Resuscitation) Titrate Ventilations to keep high ETCO2 and ignore that SpO2 is in 40s?

    I'm seeing a lot of resuscitations where the patient's are satting at 40% or less for 25-35 minutes. I'm told this is to keep their ETCO2 level high; but (and I'm only asking) it would make sense to initially titrate ventillations to raise SpO2 to a reasonable level to make up for the down-time...
  2. M

    USMLE Perfusion limited, A-a gradient is not zero

    FA17 says that normal A-a gradient for oxygen is 10-15 mm Hg. Doesn't this mean that normally oxygen is diffusion limited? I am a little bit confused here, as multiple sources (including FA17) say that oxygen normally (in a healthy person at rest) is perfusion limited. If oxygen is really...
  3. Doctor-S

    Pet Oxygen Equipment/Mask

    Does anyone have any comments/experience with this pet oxygen mask from Wag'N O2 Fur Life? Your thoughts?
  4. N

    Reference values adult pulse oximetry

    I am looking for a reference chart or data set for normal values of adult arterial oxygen saturation perferably as measured by pulse oximetry at sea level. I would really love to find reference litterature stating; mean, median, SD and quartiles. Any ideas?
  5. haya

    What do you think about HBOT, nowadays?

    First, let me know about your interest in hyperbaric medicine. And then give me some opinion about this medical field. For myself, nowadays Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) is more than just adjuvant therapy in my country, Indonesia. And of course, many studies has been done for that. What about...