This week we have Dr. Haney Mallemat (@criticalcarenow) and a session done at SMACC 2017 in Berlin, Germany. The Tempodrom, above, was an awesome venue but unfortunately we got rained out and couldn’t get it […]
Effect of Use of a Bougie vs Endotracheal Tube and Stylet on First-Attempt Intubation success Among Patients with Difficult Airways Undergoing Emergency Intubation. JAMA May 2018. It’s been a year since Brian and his team […]
The patient: a 27-year old who’s altered, moaning, tachynpeic and hypotensive with a glucose of 711mg/dL. We all know this patient well.. but now throw in a pH of 6.89 and you have a serious […]
Finally! Jacob Avila (@5minsono) of 5minsono.com joins us the ever-interesting topic of using ultrasound in airway management – specifically in tube confirmation. We cover the details of the exam, examples of successful and unsuccessful intubations […]
RSI timeline graphic for your viewing pleasure.
Interview with author James Brown of 2017 Resuscitation article on tube confirmation in low-flow states.
Everyone needs a checklist..
Nick Caputo works at Lincoln Medical Center, a single ED with 175,000 visits a year. He did a general surgery internship, an emergency medicine residency at Lincoln Medical Center and a Critical Care Retrieval fellowship in Australia. He’s now published the second prospective study showing no difference in O2 sats with apneic oxygenation. Check out the Q&A below.
Methods of oxygenation for patients in hypoxic respiratory failure.
Hennepin breeds a culture of bougie use 80% of the time. Brian Driver’s study shows a FPS of 95%. Let’s chat with the author in the this article review and interview.