Fluid Management: New Insights and Breaking Data

Webinar Description: 

Sponsored by Cheetah Medical, Inc.

This webinar will discuss new approaches to fluid management, which are driving improved patient outcomes. New insights from recent clinical evidence will be reviewed, with an emphasis on the physiology connecting dynamic assessments and improved patient outcomes. New abstracts will be presented evaluating the use of Passive Leg Raise to determine fluid responsiveness in sepsis. The importance of assessing the effectiveness of fluid BEFORE it is given will be discussed.

This course was originally recorded on 7/11/2019.

Target Audience

All healthcare providers

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course, the learner should be able to:

  • Describe new approaches to fluid management driving improved outcomes
  • Discuss new data on Passive Leg Raise to assess fluid responsiveness
  • Explain the importance of assessing the effectiveness of fluid BEFORE it is given.


Sepsis Alliance gratefully acknowledges the support provided by Cheetah Medical, Inc. for this webinar.

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Doug Hansell, MD

Associate Clinical Professor, Chief Physician Executive at Cheetah Medical, Inc.

Doug Hansell joined Cheetah in December 2014 as the chief physician executive. He joined Cheetah from GE Healthcare ($18B) where he served as chief medical officer for four years. Prior to joining GE, Dr. Hansell was chief medical officer in the respiratory and patient monitoring business unit at Covidien. In the early 2000’s, he worked in both early-stage biotech and early-stage venture capital. He was Chief Medical Officer of Emerson Health System in the late 90’s. Dr. Hansell is boarded in both internal medicine and anesthesiology and he continues to hold clinical and teaching appointments at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University.

No continuing education is offered for this sponsored webinar.

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