Slow is not fast, its just better

Letting you self inflating bag go fast is bad form. Slow inflation for higher fio2. @FLTDOC1 @jducanto @christifulli88 @j_a_porter #FOAMed pic.twitter.com/m02ukMmzkf — Samuel Ireland (@ireland_sam1) October 5, 2017


Apnoeic oxygenation in kids

Airway management is just a little bit different in kids. Sometimes it is tough. So wouldn’t you like more time to sort it out? Andrew Weatherall has a quick look at an exploration of THRIVE in kids. There are plenty of challenges in paediatric anaesthesia. Little veins. Stressed parents. Plus every time you turn around… Continue Reading


Still Meandering Towards Apneic Oxygenation — Emergency Medicine Literature of Note

The use of apneic oxygenation – so-called NODESAT – has been gaining rapidly in popularity. Curiously enough, however, its continued promotion occurs in the absence of high-quality evidence for benefit.This most recent study is a prospective, observational evaluation of two years’ worth of intubation procedural outcomes. Patients receiving passive oxygenation during intubation were compared with… via… Continue Reading


ApOx = Apparent Oxygenation?

Is Apneic Oxygenation Overhyped with @emcrit https://t.co/hWdeVXjoWI #FOAMed #FOAMcc #ApOx pic.twitter.com/Y1JqdSH80N — Salim R. Rezaie (@srrezaie) April 4, 2016 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js