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    Pacing Swan-Ganz Catheter

    Throughout my training, I’ve placed countless pulmonary artery (“Swan-Ganz”) catheters for cardiothoracic surgeries and in the ICU to help guide…
    3 weeks ago

    Happy 10th Anniversary, RK.md!

    Ten years ago on this day, I registered my current domain name, rk.md, through the country code top-level domain for…
    4 weeks ago

    Board Certified In Critical Care Medicine!

    Earlier this morning, I was notified that I passed my critical care board examination and am now officially board certified…
    October 1, 2018

    The Lethal Triad In Trauma

    The lethal triad in trauma – acidosis, hypothermia, and coagulopathy – defines much of what I do in the ICU…
    September 16, 2018

    Blood Gas Interpretation – Determining Acidosis and Alkalosis

    There are four classic disturbances in traditional acid-base equilibria: respiratory acidosis, respiratory alkalosis, metabolic acidosis, and metabolic alkalosis. The body…
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