Intubation & Mechanical Ventilation
13
January

Intubation & Mechanical Ventilation

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

You may receive endotracheal intubation and mechanical ventilation if you are in an emergency situation involving severe respiratory problems or if you are having general anesthesia during a surgical procedure. When you breathe, air moves into your lungs when a muscle called the diaphragm, along with other muscles nearby, contracts and causes the chest cavity […]



“Pediatric Endotracheal Intubation” by Josh Nagler for OPENPediatrics
22
December

“Pediatric Endotracheal Intubation” by Josh Nagler for OPENPediatrics

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Pediatric Endotracheal Intubation by Dr. Joshua Nagler. This instructional video will discuss the indications and contraindications for tracheal intubation. It will review pertinent airway anatomy, and the procedural equipment, the steps required to successfully perform tracheal intubation, including appropriate aftercare, will be demonstrated. Additionally, potential complications and common pitfalls will be discussed. Use of a […]


Giving a Vest Therapy Treatment
04
December

Giving a Vest Therapy Treatment

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Start by cleaning your hands with soap and water or alcohol-based hand gel. Clean your work surface with soap and water or a disinfecting wipe. Gather the equipment and supplies you need: a Vest machine, a correctly sized vest or chest wrap, connecting tubing, padding if your patient has a feeding tube, non-sterile gloves, a […]


Helping Kittens Survive Pneumonia
19
November

Helping Kittens Survive Pneumonia

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Hey guys! So as you might have seen this week, I took in a new kitten named Jumbo Slice and he is diagnosed with pneumonia. Pneumonia is a horrible disease that a lot of people struggle to treat in young kittens, so I thought this was a perfect opportunity to make a video about what […]



Research to Inform the Prevention of Asthma in Health Care – Research Study
09
November

Research to Inform the Prevention of Asthma in Health Care – Research Study

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , /

My name is Paul Henneberger and I’m a senior scientist in the NIOSH Division of Respiratory Disease Studies. Cleaning and disinfecting are essential for infection control in healthcare. However, several years ago published reports suggested that liberal use of cleaning and disinfecting chemicals contributed to the onset of asthma in healthcare workers. To address this […]


How to Use a Nebulizer : How to Use Nebulizer Wand With a Child
06
November

How to Use a Nebulizer : How to Use Nebulizer Wand With a Child

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , /

Another way to use a nebulizer is with an attachment that looks like this. Basically you would attach it the same way, put a little bit of pressure, maybe twist it a little bit so that it’s securely fastened to the compartment that holds the medication. Then I’ll show you how this is used with […]



How To Use An Incentive Spirometer – The Nebraska Medical Center
05
November

How To Use An Incentive Spirometer – The Nebraska Medical Center

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Hi, I’m Sandy and this is Sara. We’re respiratory therapists here at The Nebraska Medical Center. We are here to demonstrate the use of the incentive Spirometer. When used according to your physician instructions, this device will help you maintain and improve respiratory fitness. Normally we take many deep breaths each hour, usually without being […]