Intubation during a medevac flight: safety and effect on total prehospital time in the helicopter emergency medical service system | Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine | Full Text

The Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) commonly intubates patients who require advanced airway support prior to takeoff. In-flight intubation (IFI) is avoided because it is considered difficult due to limited space, difficulty communicating, and vibration in flight. However, IFI may shorten the total prehospital time. We tested whether IFI can be performed safely by the… Continue Reading


Introducing SCRAM

SCRAM® seamlessly integrates into any airway management strategy. “Our vision is to enhance the performance of emergency airway management by promoting Safe, Well Governed Emergency Anaesthesia and Tracheal intubation.” #SCRAM @jonmcck @neilsinclhttps://t.co/GloTuLR4f4 — Paul Swinton (@paswinton) April 7, 2019 Peak Inside – Pre-production prototype of Paediatric SCRAM SOON to be launched alongside Paed EMS SCRAM… Continue Reading


INSPIRE & VORTEX APPROACH

Chrimes SAM17 Ovassapian Lecture, Safe Airway Management Everywhere, Vortex approach and CICO rescue 👍🏻 pic.twitter.com/NXCRPhKKq3 — Carin Hagberg, MD (@CarinHagberg) September 16, 2017


Trauma Airway Management

#ShockTrauma review: There is a large knife sticking out the middle of the patient’s face https://t.co/R3vrY0DOJ0 Now, what about the airway — Anesthesiology News (@anesthesianews) September 1, 2017


Yellowstone Airway course June 2017!

Come join amazing faculty + amazing settings #YellowstoneAirway Great meet connect share renew! No bison intubations https://t.co/4sx5XbbZxF pic.twitter.com/GZKObz6TWw — Yen Chow (@TBayEDguy) March 7, 2017 #YellowstoneAirwayTowering TetonsTalks of Terrifying TubesTerrestrial TreatsTerrific ToolsTall Tube TalesHT @airwaycam Beauty:Death pic.twitter.com/OALxBtgGn4 — Yen Chow (@TBayEDguy) March 7, 2017 .@airwaycam @drlauraduggan @jducanto @emupdates @jadamlaw @5280EM Come have #SALAD with @TBayEDguy… Continue Reading


The Dubbo SALAD

RFDS paramedics train with a vomiting dummy | Daily Mail Online@RoyalFlyingDoc @AndyCaldin @brendt_p @jducanto https://t.co/rFTyI9VQxf — Andy Caldin (@AndyCaldin) March 23, 2017


An abominable airway!

the case. a 28 year old male presents to your Emergency Department with a 2-3 week history of increasing neck swelling. He is now spitting out frank purulent discharge from his mouth and reports fevers and night sweats. He reports a rapid increase in neck swelling which is now preventing him from eating a normal… Continue Reading


The Italian Airway Connection – come join in!

@jducanto @TBayEDguy @kovacsgj @MEDEST118 @ketaminh @antogulli @TheNeurosim @airwaycam @christifulli88 @NoDesat @domagojsono #you'reInvited pic.twitter.com/zlFYm0f3ll — carmine della vella (@airwayGladiator) March 3, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js