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Pocket Intensive Care Assistant - PICA

Pocket Intensive Care Assistant (PICA) is the medical software that contains all features that ICU doctor needs in his work

Pocket Intensive Care Assistant (PICA) is the medical software that contains all features that ICU doctor needs in his work

Pocket Intensive Care Assistant - PICA

by VITALII SALNIKOV
Pocket Intensive Care Assistant - PICA
Pocket Intensive Care Assistant - PICA
Pocket Intensive Care Assistant - PICA

What is it about?

Pocket Intensive Care Assistant (PICA) is the medical software that contains all features that ICU doctor needs in his work.

Pocket Intensive Care Assistant - PICA

App Details

Version
1.3
Rating
NA
Size
1Mb
Genre
Medical Education
Last updated
June 20, 2016
Release date
July 10, 2014
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App Store Description

Pocket Intensive Care Assistant (PICA) is the medical software that contains all features that ICU doctor needs in his work.
PICA allows user to assess renal and heart function, ABG and correct electrolyte disorders. It also allows you to manage infusion regimens of Elastomeric Infusion Systems while continious epidural anaesthesia.

In the version for iOS was excluded a function - calculation Vasoactive Drugs. For more information visit PICA's page on anaesthsoftware.com

Medical sources:

1) Cardiac Function:
a) We are using Fick Principle: Cardiac Output (Fick) in L/min = (135 ml O2/min/M2*BSA)/(13*Hgb*(SaO2-SvO2))
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fick_principle
b) Other hemodynamic parameters: http://perfline.com/student/formulas.html

2) Renal Function:
a) Creatinine Clearance:
- MDRD: http://www.clinchem.org/content/53/4/766.full.pdf
- CKD-EPI: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/mid/NIHMS132246/table/T2/
c) Chronic kidney disease stages: http://www.renal.org/whatwedo/InformationResources/CKDeGUIDE/CKDstages.aspx

3) ABG interpratation: http://www.rnceus.com/abgs/abgmethod.html

4) Natrium and potassium correction: the book in russian "Intensive care in critical conditions. Koryachkin V.A., Strashnov V.I." (Original name: "Интенсивная терапия угрожающих состояний. Корячкин В.А., Страшнов В.И.")

5) Elastomeric Infusion System
There is a table, which simplifies the use of elastic pumps. Do not use special formulas. PICA recalculate only rates, amounts, dosages.