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The Ins & Outs of Apneic Oxygenation

Posted on 17 June 2013

This process is an easy way to provide additional oxygen to patients when they aren’t breathing.

Scary Airways

Posted on 31 October 2012

How do you get past the first monster of the airway, the tongue, and slay the dragon of the difficult airway?

Treat Anaphylactic Incidents Before it’s Too Late

Posted on 16 October 2012

Knowledge about how to recognize and treat anaphylactic reactions is critical to patient survival.

See Cords Around Corners

Posted on 30 August 2012

I had picked up the Glidescope a number of times at conferences. Would it work in a high-pressure, high-stakes clinical setting?

Airway Finesse

Posted on 31 July 2012

The key to successful intubations is to relax and find a way to work smarter, not harder.

Intubation for Cardiac Arrest Patients

Posted on 16 April 2012

If you’ve ever felt downtrodden over whether your choice of care was correct in the eyes of science, read on.

Paramedic Saved by First-Time Use of ECMO Machine

Posted on 12 March 2012

San Diego Fire-Rescue Firefighter/Paramedic Andrea “Dre” Dominguez shares the incredible story of how doctors used an ECMO machine to treat her severe asthmaticus, the first time the device was used on an asthma patient.

Oxygenation & Ventilation Are Not the Same Thing

Posted on 12 March 2012

Ventilation is the act of inhaling and exhaling while oxygenation is the process of adding oxygen to the body system. Learn how to measure each in this article by Samuel Galvagno, Jr., DO.

Rethinking ETI

Posted on 22 February 2012

Should we evaluate such basic issues as prehospital ETI before we evaluate new therapies, such as impedance threshold devices or hypertonic saline?

Capnography’s Role in Traumatic Airway Intubation

Posted on 14 February 2012

Paramedic-turned-anesthesiologist Christopher T. Stephens, MD, NREMT-P, explains why capnography can help ensure proper tube placement in intubations of trauma patients, especially those with traumatic brain injury.


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