Pediatric Near-Fatal Asthma: The Known and the Unknown
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Pediatrics, Pulmonary, 2021
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The Society of Critical Care Medicine's Critical Care Congress features internationally renowned faculty and content sessions highlighting the most up-to-date, evidence-based developments in critical care medicine. This is a presentation from the 2021 Critical Care Congress held virtually from January 31-February 12, 2021.

Learning Objectives

  • Review indications and outcomes for patients who require extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support for near-fatal asthma
  • Review evidence and outcome data for the use of various anesthesia gases as well as nitric oxide and heliox as adjunctive therapies for near-fatal asthma
  • Discuss data and recommendations supporting the use of second-line therapies for near-fatal asthma including magnesium, aminophylline, terbutaline, and ipratropium bromide

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Content Type Presentation
Knowledge Area Pediatrics
Knowledge Area Pulmonary
Knowledge Level Intermediate
Knowledge Level Advanced
Membership Level Select
Tag Asthma
Tag Respiratory Failure
Year 2021
extracorporeal life support
pediatric near-fatal asthma


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