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Simulation in Critical Care

  • Osama A. Alsaied
  • Jeffrey G. Chipman
  • Melissa E. Brunsvold
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Part of the Comprehensive Healthcare Simulation book series (CHS)

Abstract

Simulation in Critical Care provides a brief history of simulation in critical care, followed by a concise review of available data for simulation in that setting. Alsaied, Chipman, and Brunsvold review ways in which simulation has been used to train and refine skills frequently utilized in the intensive care unit such as airway management, including orotracheal and surgical intubation, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, thoracentesis and paracentesis, ultrasound, and ventilator management.

Keywords

Advanced cardiac life support Endotracheal intubation Cricothyroidotomy Tracheostomy Paracentesis Thoracentesis Ventilator Vascular access 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Osama A. Alsaied
    • 1
  • Jeffrey G. Chipman
    • 1
  • Melissa E. Brunsvold
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Surgical Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery, Department of SurgeryUniversity of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA

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