Comparison of Etomidate and Ketamine for Induction During Rapid Sequence Intubation of Adult Trauma Patients Upchurch et al. Annals of Emergency Medicine. January 2017. Objective: to compare outcomes between etomidate and ketamine in trauma patients […]
Dosing with indications and considerations for commonly used RSI meds.
In this scenario, intubation was managed by our second year resident, Michael Elliott. A 53 year old obese male presented “requesting a nebulizer.” Although he initially improved with minimal intervention, the patient quickly decompensated. He became […]
“Accuracy of rapid sequence intubation medication dosing in obese patients intubated in the ED” Bhat, R., Mazer-Amirshah M. Am J Emer Med Dec 2016 Objective: to compare rates of inappropriate dosing of medications in obese […]
Definitions for the Modified Mallampati Scoring System.
Definitions and analysis of the Cormack-Lehane Grading System.
Systematic review and meta-analysis of first pass success rates in emergency department intubation: Creating a benchmark for emergency care.
This week’s video demonstrates the unexpected findings in ED intubations. In this scenario, the patient was intubated in the trauma arena by one of our interns but as the video shows, clearly had tonsillitis […]
Know your airway anatomy!