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”

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/

Forget ACLS guidelines if you are dealing with Pulseless Electric Activity. Part 1.

ACLS Guidelines are misleading about diagnosis and treatment of pulseless electric activity (PEA) This takes to conceptual and clinical errors when treating patients in cardiac arrest. Let’s see why and if there is a better way to follow when dealing with this kind of patients. First part is about diagnosis and diagnostic tools. Live yourContinue reading “Forget ACLS guidelines if you are dealing with Pulseless Electric Activity. Part 1.”