Dr. Rajesh Chawla

Senior Consultant, Institutes of Critical Care Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi

MBBS, MD, FCCM, EDIC, EDARM, FCCP, Specialized in Critical care, Pulmonary and Sleep disorders. Practices in Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi. Fellowships: Fellow of Indian college of Critical care medicine (USA) Fellow of American college of chest physicians (USA) Member of National College of Chest Physicians Practicing Critical care for the last 20 years President OF Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine2010-2012 President citation award, Society of Critical Care Medicine,USA

Contributions

  • How is pulmonary embolism diagnosed?

    Dr. Rajesh Chawla, Senior Consultant, Institutes of Critical Care Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi, will discuss how to diagnose pulmonary embolism. Pulmonary embolism is a condition where an obstruction is present in vessels of heart and there is shock in the perfusion of the lungs. It is an embolism in the pulmonary artery and can result in death if it is severe. 


    Dr. Chawla will further explain the mild and massive pulmonary embolism and the management of embolism. He will also talk on anticoagulants which are used to treat embolism.

  • What are the important points to be considered in sepsis and septic shock?

    Dr. Rajesh Chawla, Senior Consultant, Institutes of Critical Care Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi, will discuss the important points to be considered in sepsis and septic shock, in this video. Sepsis is defined as dysregulated organ dysfunction due to infection. He will explain if a sepsis patient develops shock or hypotension which does not respond to initial fluid therapy is known as a septic shock. He will further explain that airways or intubation has to be maintained along with blood pressure.

  • What is the management of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)?

    In this video, Dr. Rajesh Chawla, Senior Consultant, Institutes of Critical Care Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi, will talk on the management of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). He will explain that if a person has got acute illness which is less than 7 days and it recurs in less than 7 days after the initial infection and if cardiogenic shock is ruled out then probably he has ARDS. Dr. Chawla will explain that in ARDS, the causative factor should be treated and the management given to them.