Role of gown and gloves in ICU

Author: Sulabh Kumar Shrestha, KISTMCTH Abstract:┬áIt is hypothesized that, use of gowns and gloves in ICU have following roles. Here, we present various studies from different part of the world that rejects or accepts the following hypotheses. 1. Decreases acquisition of multi-drug resistant organisms Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus (VRE) 2. Decreases […]

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Mechanical Ventilation Of Lungs

MECHANICAL VENTILATION OF LUNGS Mechanical ventilation of lungs is carried out by intubating the patient by nasal or oral route or through tracheostomy and connecting endotracheal or tracheostomy tube to ventilator. INDICATIONS: On the basis of blood gas analysis pO2<50mmHg in room air or pO2<60mmHg on FIO2 >.5 pH< 7.25(acute respiratory failure) pCO2 >50mmHg pO2/FIO2< […]

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