In anaesthetics we are trained to pre-oxygenate and intubate our theatre patients in a flat supine position. Then, when we graduate to intubating the really crook ICU/ED patients in severe heart or respiratory failure, we wise up. A paper in Anaesthesia & Analgesia demonstrates how patients … Continue reading → via HEAD-UP INTUBATION —

The Dangerous Little Details

A new bit of research is out looking at paediatric intubation in the prehospital and retrieval setting. Picking it up and turning it this way, that way and all around, here’s Dr Andrew Weatherall.  Advanced prehospital practitioners that I’ve met have some pretty common traits. They are pretty comfortable around things that other people might findContinue reading “The Dangerous Little Details”

In less than 24hrs, two online airway videos of same thing!

FOLMIVES TECHNIQUE (AURAGAIN + ASCOPE 3): CONTINUOUS VENTILATION AND INT… https://t.co/U2q5D05n1x vía @YouTube — Fibroanestesia (@fibroanestesia) December 11, 2015   EMCrit Wee – Converting a Laryngeal Airway to an Endotracheal Tube while Maintaining Ventilation with Darren Braude https://t.co/tTdZe7Gl1P — Scott Weingart (@emcrit) December 10, 2015