The Equipment Library

Unfortunately video images may not be accessible on some hospital sites - speak to your IT department and get you tube approved!

AIRWAY

OWN THE AIRWAY

A collection of online video resources from basic airway manoeuvres to emergency surgical cricothyroidotomy. Collated by LITFL and includes resources from
The Sharp End, Richard Levitan's amazing AirwayCam site and EMCrit. Click image to the right to view all of these incredible resources
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VENTILATORS

INTRODUCTION TO MECHANICAL VENTILATION

From an excellent resource of training videos by Eric Strong. For more videos click
here
VENTILATOR MODES

From an excellent resource of training videos by Eric Strong. For more videos click
here
DOMINATING THE VENTILATOR

Part 1 - Scott Weingart pod cast (30:45 minutes) click here

Part 2 - Scott Weingart pod cast (21:21 minutes)
click here

The servo-i ventilator
click here

Pocket guide to modes of ventilation on servo-i
click here
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OXYLOG 3000 Transport Ventilator

'Own the Oxylog' - Life in the Fast Lane available
here
PNEUPAC ® babyPAC VENTILATOR

Some product information
here
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NON-INVASIVE VENTILATION

Short video on the physiology of NIV. Please click on the you tube video to watch.

On DCCQ, we use the Philips Respironics Trilogy portable ventilator. Information about this can be found
here
THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN CPAP & BIPAP

Presentation by The AncientScholar. More training videos about ventilation by same presenter can be found
here
PRINCIPLES OF MECHANICAL VENTILATION

Series of great educational videos by Oli Poole (
@respiratoryreview) and hosted by Jesse Spurr at Injectable Orange. Click here
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ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY

ECHO & POCUS

Here are some great resources available from Intensive Care Network. Links to a number of open access resources can be found here This includes POCUS, Echo as well as ECG and radiology cases

Some useful echo and POCUS videos are embedded below

LINES

SETTING UP PRESSURE TRANSDUCER

You tube video from Scott Weingart
CENTRAL LINE INSERTION

You tube video from Papworth Hospital. Includes aseptic technique, use of ultrasound and key points from the DH High impact intervention guidelines.

Please click on you tube video to watch.

Information about Matching Michigan can be found
here
ESTABLISHING DIFFICULT VENOUS ACCESS

Excellent summary of approaches to difficult venous access. Includes videos of ultrasound techniques as well as insertion of intraosseus lines in a patient. Click here or on image to access

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MONITORING

CARDIAC OUTPUT MONITORING

We use PICCO, oesophageal dopplers and occasionally PAC on DCCQ. The most commonly used on DCCQ is the PiCCO 2 and there is a very useful article here

Dr Knighton's presentation (ppt) is available
here
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RENAL

HAEMOFILTRATION

Download Dr Sara Blakeley's Critical Care Renal Handbook 2014 here
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VIDEO COLLECTIONS

EXPLAINED - HOW-TO CRIT CARE VIDEOS

A huge selection of critical care videos from pacing/swans, awake fibre optic intubation, perch tracheostomy to parenteral nutrition! Incredible resource from Intensive Care Network. Click on image to view
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Disclaimer: The contents of this page are intended for health care professionals. Portsmouth ICU accepts no responsibility for the accuracy or reliability of the information that is presented here. Dr Blakeley's guidelines are for use on Portsmouth ICU and do not replace the need for individual unit protocols or interpretation by appropriately qualified intensive care specialists
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