Compressed Spectral Array (CSA)

Compressed Spectral Array (CSA)

Listen to Lecture The above video and written guide below provide an introduction to use of the Compressed Spectral Array (CSA) in intensive care.   Chapters Introduction Understanding the CSA screen Uses of CSA in Intensive Care Setting up the CSA Observations...
Direct Laryngoscopy

Direct Laryngoscopy

Listen to the Podcast The process of direct laryngoscopy involves use of a laryngoscope to move the tongue and epiglottis out of the way allowing the laryngeal opening to be seen directly when looking through the patients mouth. It is vital that the patient is...
Setting up the Ventilator

Setting up the Ventilator

Listen to the Podcast This guide is designed to provide the basics of ventilating a child (it is not a detailed discussion of advanced ventilation techniques). It is my approach to ventilation in PICU using the Servo-i Ventilator and this may be different to what is...