Primary Author - Steven T. Haywood MD
Upon graduating High School I joined the Army and they trained me to become a Respiratory Therapist. I practiced as a Respiratory Therapist for eight years prior to medical school. I am now a practicing Emergency Medicine Physician.
My father taught me that any smart person can take a simple concept and make it seem complicated; a great teacher can take a complicated subject and make it seem simple.
Ventilator management has been made into a complicated subject, but it can be simplified. This site is my attempt to break down ventilator management into five minute morsels that can be easily digested.
Steven T. Haywood MD RRT
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine,
Northeast Ohio Medical College
Clerkship Director, Summa Health