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Posts from the ‘CPR’ Category

GoodSAM app saving lives in rural Victoria

Another case of CPRIC : for 90 min!

Ambulance Victoria & GoodSam app : consider becoming first responder!

Awake and Dead?

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 […]

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ILCOR 2017 update

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 →


Six Cases Of CPR-Induced Consciousness In Witnessed Cardiac Arrest

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)

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PHARM Podcast 146 CPR induced Consciousness with Matt Shepherd

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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…

Chest compression is life!

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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 your […]

Lifesaver – a revolutionary new way to learn CPR