Day: September 6, 2016

So Bored…Eye started Crying II

  Welcome back. We’re going to continue reviewing common eye complaints. This time we’ll focus on the conjunctiva. Let’s quickly review. The conjunctiva is a thin, clear lining that covers the anterior portion of the eyes and eyelids.    …

VBG vs ABG in Hypercarbia

The blood gas analysis offers important data to guide the treatment and prognostication of critically ill patients. Providers are able to quickly assess acid-base status, tissue perfusion, and respiratory mechanics. Traditionally, providers relied on arterial blood gas (ABG) for these…