This gallery features figures that show measurements of hypoxia cases.
Figure 1: Before Six Sigma
A typical case with initial hypoxia partially resolved by oxygen administration, then multiple intubation attempts with resulting hypoxia with SpO2 falling from 94 to 37. Ventilator use is apparent until arrival at the hospital, where profound hyperventilation is obvious with respiratory rates climbing above 40 per minute.
Figure 2: After Six Sigma
After implementation of the Six Sigma feedback process, more cases looked like this—with no hypoxia during intubation, with well-controlled ventilations and EtCO2.
Figure 3: Cardiovascular Collapse
A cardiac arrest patient with ROSC, hyperdynamic phase and subsequent cardiovascular collapse as evidenced by dropping heart rate and declining EtCO2 preceeding subsequent resuscitation with Atropine and vasopressors.
Figure 4: Chest Decompression
The timing and benefit of the chest decompression in this case is immediately obvious.
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