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Trauma Airway Intubation Is a Team Effort

In this second part of a three-part series, paramedic-turned-anesthesiologist Christopher T. Stephens, MD, NREMT-P, continues teaching EMS providers trauma airway management.

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Video Laryngoscopy's Place in an Ambulance

A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P, recalls the exclusionary criteria set forth during his OR intubation training, and how most of his field intubations met one or more of those criteria.

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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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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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