Traumatic cardiac arrest with Ashleigh Lowther

Follow her on Twitter! @ashleighlowther The app mentioned for civilians response to terrorist incident is called Citizen Aid Really good app – “Citizen Aid” – that’s well worth downloading..especially given today’s events. Stay safe peeps… pic.twitter.com/cbpR0AYTcq — Clive Lewis MP (@labourlewis) March 22, 2017

Epinephrine (Adrenaline) in cardiac arrest: the glorious past, the (in)famous present and the possible future. — MEDEST

By Mario Rugna via Epinephrine (Adrenaline) in cardiac arrest: the glorious past, the (in)famous present and the possible future. — MEDEST

Swimming against the mCPR tide… — AmboFOAM

I like it when people agree with me. Most people do. Sadly, I sometimes don’t have a lot of luck on that front, especially when it comes to mechanical CPR (mCPR), or when I suggest to my wife that we should by a Rocket Mustang (for her that is, I’m not a petrol head) via SwimmingContinue reading “Swimming against the mCPR tide… — AmboFOAM”

FROM Death We MUST learn

Don’t miss the comments at the bottom!I was sent this ECG with the following information:A 37 year old female with no comorbidities, a non-smoker, with no known hyperlipidemia and no family h/o of CAD presented to ED with central chest pain since 5 hours with no radiation, increased by moving her arms and associated with SOB.…Continue reading “FROM Death We MUST learn”

A perfect resuscitation saves a patient

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, where bystander…Continue reading “A perfect resuscitation saves a patient”

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