New arrhythmia guidelines 2017

Being a resuscitation educator commonly requires discussion of the dilemmas of arrhythmia management. This is an area we don’t delve into everyday so achieving true ‘expertise’ is a challenge. Guidelines often come to the rescue in such life-threatening and time dependent situations. The American Heart Association (AHA) has released updated recommendations for the management of […]Continue reading “New arrhythmia guidelines 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

The Resuscitationist Mindset: Bread Baking and OODA Loops – Scott Weingart

Scott Weingart’s lecture at SMACC-Chicago was on OODA loops and the supremacy of System I for resuscitation The post The Resuscitationist Mindset: Bread Baking and OODA Loops – Scott Weingart appeared first on Intensive Care Network. http://intensivecarenetwork.com/resuscitationist-mindset-bread-baking-ooda-loops-scott-weingart/

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 —