Mechanical Ventilation Explained Clearly by | 2 of 5

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Mechanical Ventilation Explained Clearly by | 2 of 5 5

Speaker: Roger Seheult, MD
Clinical and Exam Preparation Instructor
Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine.

Recommended Audience: Health care professionals and medical students including physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, respiratory therapists, EMT and paramedics, and many others. Review for USMLE, MCAT, PANCE, NCLEX, NAPLEX, NDBE, RN, RT, MD, DO, PA, NP school and board examinations. \\

MedCram: Medical education topics explained clearly including: Respiratory lectures such as Asthma and COPD. Renal lectures on Acute Renal Failure and Adrenal Gland. Internal medicine videos on Oxygen Hemoglobin Dissociation Curve and Medical Acid Base. A growing library on critical care topics such as Shock, Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA), and Mechanical Ventilation. Cardiology videos on Hypertension, ECG / EKG Interpretation, ARDS, and heart failure. VQ Mismatch and Hyponatremia lectures have been popular among medical students and physicians. The Pulmonary Function Tests (PFTs) videos and Ventilator-associated pneumonia bundles and lectures have been particularly popular with RTs. NPs and PAs have given great feedback on Pneumonia Treatment and Liver Function Tests among many others. Dr. Jacquet teaches our FAST exam tutorial & bedside ultrasound courses. Many nursing students have found our asthma and shock lectures very helpful. We're starting a new course series on clinical ultrasound/ultrasound medical imaging - eFAST exam, lung ultrasound, and more. We're also working on more clinical lab result interpretation videos including the complete blood count, basic metabolic panel, and complete metabolic panels.

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💬 Comments on the video

Excellent . from a hand surgeon preparing for corona disaster

Author — Avshalom Carmel


I am a home health pediatric RN and I work with a lot of vent patients. This is a nice refresher for the definition of terms.

Author — haaya123


great videos, I'd love to see noninvasive ventilation videos and hemodynamic principles like SVR and PVR added to your list. Thanks for the great stuff :)

Author — Jesse O


Neurology on surge standby here, thanks for making these available

Author — Brian Perrin


Your lectures are super helpful and allow for convoluted subjects to be understood in plain English all the while maintaining a generous amount of depth. Thank you.

Author — Michael Salerno


i just started my icu rotation-im a pgy 1 at howard in DC internal medicine..i freaked out my first day in ICU..but i must say im feeling more comfortable after watching this..thanx bunch

Author — LeRoMo MD


I love the bite sized length of your lectures, it makes them easily accessible and the clear explanations that you demonstrate on each subject are great and easy to understand. Keep up the fantastic work. Thank you

Author — jenny kirwan


I was so lost before I watched this video. Thank you thank you thank you!

Author — Pooja Saini


a brilliant series of videos of a complex topic - well done and sincerely appreciated !

Author — Samuel Isaacs


I am a retired RRT, and I worked 35 years in hospitals and home care. i am enjoying your lectures, brings back memories. Very important refresher for clinicians thank you

Author — Stephen Lee


The best vent lecture ever. Much easier to understand than my textbook.

Author — Jen Tong


Super nice, especially in corona time for medical students in clinical semesters who want to prepare for work at ICU. Thanks for your lectures

Author — Alexander Niklas


thanks for these amazing lectures . They are super helpful for understanding mechanical ventilation .

Author — dina hamad


very helpful lecture. i would like to know more about neonatal and pediatric mechanical ventilation, setting and the different from adult, also how to use HFOV. THANK YOU

Author — Hunter johan


Thank you SO MUCH! Im in the respiratory therapist program and we are having to do everything online because of the pandemic and I was struggling so bad with mechanical vent and this helped me so much! Thank you!!

Author — Bethany Stidham


Such a great teacher! I have been following your lectures for weeks now. Thank you for all you do!

Author — Colleen Boyd


Great lecture, I am an RN and work with chronically ill patients, love all your lectures.

Author — Katia Gabay


i just want to say THAN YOU SO MUCH FOR WHAT YOU DO. It is so helpful to get visual because just the books aren't going to do it, at least not for me. You do such an amazing job teaching, I review and get a much better understanding on these videos so THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR WHAT YOU DO!!



nice an engineer and i get to learn the medical part of this ventilator. i sure hope i dont get to use one, nor any of my love ones, but it sure is helpful to learn how a ventilator works. thank you for these videos

Author — Abbie Villanueva


Very helpful! As an intern I was always curious about interpreting a Vent machine and you’ve simplified it so well

Author — prarthana chandra