Honorary Day 2 Opening Lectures
Fluids in the Mechanically Ventilated Patient
How a little girl saved the world
Matt took us through the journey of how intensive care started.
He challenges Intensivisits to make sense of the patient’s story.
In summary the secret of ICM is…
The Sodium Conundrum
Niels Van Regenmortel
Niels discusses the riddle of salt. In critically ill patients, is it the water or the sodium load that is the problem. Lot of the salt overload comes from the dreaded “maintenance” fluid and drugs that we dilute in “normal saline” 60% was quoted on the slide.
Blood purification and Sepsis