Another case of CPRIC : for 90 min!

Doctor: Patient stayed awake through 90 minutes of CPR.🚑👼🚑Read More: #EMT #Cardiac #medic #paramedics #superheroes — EMS University (@emsuniversity6) June 12, 2018

Awake and Dead?

What do you do in cardiac arrest when your patient is “awake and dead” (CPR-IC)? It is a growing phenomenon and we take a mini deep dive on some of the more recent literature and techniques.#FOAMed #FOAMems #FOAMcc #ACLS #CardiacArrest — Chip with TOTAL EM (@the_TOTAL_EM) January 30, 2018

Transport of patient undergoing CPR

Dr Chris Denny, Auckland HEMS Medical Director Much of critical care medicine is a race. A relay race. Enhancing the chain of survival for cardiac disease requires a series of interdependent tasks: ED ECMO 36 – Crushing the nihilism of cardiac arrest In the Auckland region, we are fortunate to work with […] via Safe transport… Continue Reading

ILCOR 2017 update

We are happy to announce IlCORS' first annual CoSTR updates! Published in this months edition of 'Resuscitation': — ILCOR (@Ilcor_org) December 7, 2017

Intubation in cardiac arrest

Another study on airway management in cardiac arrest was just published in JAMA. The study was done in Denmark, where all intubations elective and emergency are done by anaesthestetists. It was a retrospective study, where they matched intubated patients with … Continue reading → via INTUBATION IN ARREST – AGAIN —

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