A perfect resuscitation saves a patient

https://player.vimeo.com/video/162091745?autoplay=0&loop=1 This was contributed by Dr. Johanna Moore, one of my Hennepin Colleagues who researches CPR, along with Keith Lurie and Demetris Yannopoulos. She translated her research knowledge into a spectacular resuscitation.Case A 54 year old male presented via ambulance to the Emergency Department (ED) in cardiac arrest. He was found down outside a clinic,… Continue Reading


NEW CPR GUIDELINES —

The Norwegian Resuscitation Council has released revised guidelines for CPR, and presented them at the Scandinavian conference for emergency medicine, SAM 16. These recommendations might differ from international recommendations. Click image or “more” for a quick English translation and run-through … Continue reading → via NEW CPR GUIDELINES —


The ‘Top Five Changes’ Project: 2015 AHA guidelines on CPR + ECC update infographic series

Editor’s Note: Last Wednesday was like the night before Christmas for the BoringEM team. We had trouble getting to sleep as we awaited the Thursday release of the 2015 ILCOR / AHA / Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiac Care (ECC)! We spent the prior week planning for how…… Continue Reading


Forget ALS Guidelines when dealing with PEA. Part 2.

If you were interested in Forget ACLS Guidelines when dealing with Pulseless Electric Activity Part 1 here is the Part 2 of the presentation. In Part 1 we discussed about diagnosis and diagnostic tools. Here are suggested alternative way to evaluate and treat patients with PEA. As usual all your comments will be welcome. http://medest118.com/2015/09/23/forget-als-guidelines-when-dealing-with-pea-part-2/