There is an important article about intubation in EMSWorld. It is about a prehospital intubation gone terribly wrong. It is essential reading for all of us who manage airways outside or inside hospitals. Read it here.
A study in Can J Anesth looks at the accuracy of confirming endotracheal tube position by palpating the sternal notch. Background Ideal endotracheal tube position is having the tube tip in the mid-trachea. If the ETT is too shallow it … Continue reading
While we at ScanCrit were thinking about what a great idea it would be, The Bottom Line just went ahead and did it. And they’re still doing it: Making a library of the key articles and most important trials in … Continue reading
It’s long been an accepted standard to go directly to OR with any unstable trauma patient – and never EVER take them to CT first. And it made sense, as radiology has never been a good place to be with … Continue reading
Most of us know this so just a quickie post about ketamine and ICP. This paper lives here.
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