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Newborn Having Trouble Breathing, Mass in Left Hemithorax: Diagnosis?

A woman completes a vaginal birth successfully at term, but shortly after, her baby develops respiratory distress. A chest radiograph reveals a large multiloculated mass in the left hemithorax, and an NG tube reveals the stomach to be below the diaphragm. What is the likely diagnosis?  
medscape.com
about 6 years ago
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PEM Currents podcast on respiratory distress

Take a deep breath and PEEP this – PEM Currents, the Pediatric Emergency Medicine podcast proudly brings you an episode dedicated to the initial assessment and management of respiratory distress. Whether you’ve been practicing in the field for 20 years or are fresh out of medical school it is important to recognize key symptoms in children with difficultly breathing, and to avoid delaying essential supportive care.  
pemcincinnati.com
about 6 years ago
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Physiology and Mechanics of Breathing

Great slideshow covering lung volumes, spirometry, obstructive Vs. restrictive disease, flow-volume loops, A-a gradient and CO diffusion capacity.  
youtube.com
about 6 years ago
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Weaning Mechanical Ventilation with Dr. Cavallazzi

Dr. Rodrigo Cavallazzi discusses steps toward ventilator liberation including spontaneous breathing trial and other parameters to indicate readiness to wean....  
youtube.com
about 6 years ago
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Enterovirus D68 Appears More Virulent, Not More Lethal in Kids

Infected pediatric patients were more likely to have breathing difficulties than patients infected with other enterovirus strains, but were no more likely to die from their infection.  
medscape.com
over 6 years ago
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Physiology and Mechanics of Breathing

The medical information contained herein is intended for physician medical licensing exam review purposes only.  
youtube.com
over 6 years ago