First look snake stuff

Dr Alan Garner has been here before, asking whether we’re asking the wrong questions when we try to measure quality advanced airway care. Here’s a fresh bit of research that adds to the discussion. Unintended consequences would hardly be a new thing in medicine or in any other endeavour. Here is one of my favouriteContinue reading “First look snake stuff”

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 —

Knowing Noses – Nasotracheal Intubation Tips and Tricks — Songs or Stories

It’s been a while since a tips and tricks post. This time around we thought we’d collect some pearls on a topic plenty of learners find a bit challenging – getting that nasal tube to go where you’d like. Collected below are thoughts from Dr Neil Street (NS), Dr Gail Wong (GW), Dr Justin SkownoContinue reading “Knowing Noses – Nasotracheal Intubation Tips and Tricks — Songs or Stories”

The success of pre-hospital tracheal intubation by different pre-hospital providers (2017 update)

The success of pre-hospital tracheal intubation by different pre-hospital providers https://t.co/vBzP6BwDZV#FOAMed — Critical Care (@Crit_Care) February 14, 2017