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Todd – Interstitial Pneumonia for the Non-Pulmonary Physician

Dr. Nevins Todd joined us today to discuss the diagnosis of some of the most devastating pulmonary diseases that exist today.  Many of these can be misdiagnosed as simply, “ARDS” but in order to treat our patients appropriately, distinguishing ARDS from IPF, NSIP, and OP can lead to a drastically …

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Nielsen – Extravascular Lung Water and Transpulmonary Thermodilution

Managing complex patients with ARDS can be challenging.  Many believe the Berlin criteria we use to identify ARDS are largely confounded and often identify the disease too late. Additionally, how do you manage the patient who’s intravascularly depleted but is drowning from pulmonary edema? (Classic – they are wet and dry!!)  What …