Louisville Lectures

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Mechanical Ventilation: Part 1 - An introduction to Essential Concepts

This lecture kicks off Dr. Rodrigo Cavallazzi’s Mechanical Ventilation Lecture Series. In this lecture Dr. Cavallazzi brings an introduction to mechanical ventilation and elaborates in essential concepts like the equation of motion, modes of mechanical ventilation and Acute respiratory failure. In the upcoming weeks Dr. Cavallazzi will go more in depth with various lectures on the different aspects of mechanical ventilation. 

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HIV in the ICU with Dr. Mark Burns

This lecture provides a basic overview of HIV, including the history in the US and the life cycle of HIV. Dr. Burns helps to understand the importance of Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) and AIDS defining illnesses. From a critical care, perspective this lecture looks at the presentation, diagnostic criteria and treatments of common opportunistic infections associated with critical care.

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