PulmCrit- Ten dubious beliefs in neurocritical care

Recently Geert Meyfroidt published an article in Intensive Care Medicine describing ten false beliefs in neurocritical care shown here: It's a great article, but I think they could have been more aggressive about challenging neurocritical care dogmas (1).  In response, here is a list of ten dubious beliefs that goes farther to challenge the status quo.  […]

EMCrit Project by Josh Farkas.

PulmCrit- Shrug Technique for US-guided subclavian lines

The CDC guidelines recommend placing subclavian lines to reduce the risk of catheter-related bloodstream infections.  Meanwhile, mounting evidence suggests that we should probably be placing lines with ultrasound guidance.  Unfortunately, the ultrasound-guided subclavian can be tricky.  This post describes a slight modification that could make the technique easier and safer.

EMCrit Project by Josh Farkas.