The cricoid debate: balancing risks and benefits
Chris Trethewy Cricoid Pressure from John Mackenzie on Vimeo. Here is his study protocol Effectiveness of cricoid pressure in preventing gastric aspiration during rapid sequence intubation in the emergency department: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
This was my favourite thing at SMACCGOLD! Scott Weingart agreed as well!
Does anyone still use cricoid pressure during endotracheal intubation? We had a twitter conversation on this a few days ago and the topic never seems to go away. I wanted to know in a very basic manner if clinicians around the world were still using cricoid pressure or had completely abandoned it like Dr LevitanContinue reading “Cricoid pressure -what do you do?”
(attribution of edited image to Twitter @DocBrent)