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Author Archives: Charlie Eisele, BS, NREMT-P

When the Primary Assessment Requires Priority Care

The job of EMS is threefold: 1) get to the patient quickly, 2) fix what we can fix and 3) quickly get the patient to the right hospital. Anything we can do to compress each of these time periods is good for the patient.

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Airway Algorithms

Airway Management Algorithm

By Charlie Eisele, BS, NREMT-P
Airway expert Charlie Eisele uses an algorithm to help him prepare for management of difficult airways. Find out why each step is important.

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How to Make the Difficult Airway Less Difficult

By Charlie Eisele, BS, NREMT-P
Learn from our expert how to make those difficult airways a snap.

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An Introduction to Video Laryngoscopy

By Charlie Eisele, BS, NREMT-P
Charlie Eisele isn’t shy about sharing his viewpoint on video laryngoscopy. Find out why he thinks it’s well worth the money.

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How to View the Supraglottic Structures

By Charlie Eisele, BS, NREMT-P
When EMS providers understand the origins of laryngoscopy, they learn why the technique of airway management has evolved the way it did.

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Roadmap to the Glottis

By Charlie Eisele, BS, NREMT-P
Find out why airway expert Charlie Eisle says that if you want to find the glottis, you have to stop looking for the glottis

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Five Anatomical Features that Affect Ventilation

Airway & Respiratory Anatomy

By Charlie Eisele, BS, NREMT-P
Besides finding anatomy just plain interesting, I think a thorough knowledge of the human body helps us do a better job taking care of our patients. Bag-valve mask ventilation is a real cornerstone of airway management. You have to accomplish it successfully, and you can’t move on to advanced techniques without it.

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Welcome to EMS Airway Clinic!

The mission of this site is to provide an informal meeting place to provide a variety of styles and techniques to improve our skills.

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Should EMS Intubate?

By Charlie Eisele, BS, NREMT-P
Did you make it to the 2011 EMS Today Conference & Exposition? What a great experience! I had the honor to moderate a panel discussion titled "Should We Intubate?" Four great panelists and about 200 folks in the audience resulted in lively debates and a challenge to be great EMS providers. As the moderator, I really didn't get the chance to stand on my soapbox, so I'll take that opportunity now.

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