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Five options for exchanging the SGA for an endotracheal tube
From vocal cords to alveoli, and mmHg to Lpm: Test your airway knowledge
Help student paramedics identify CHF, Curare cleft and ROSC in capnography waveforms, and develop a treatment plan
Put your rales, rhonchi and stridor expertise to the test
“GCS <8; intubate” may be endangered, but not totally deserving of extinction
Video: Watch all of the elements of the chain of survival come together
Waveform capnography provides a non-invasive, accurate assessment of a patient’s ventilatory status
Assessing for the 5 things that can kill people emergently when they suffer major trauma
Another tool in the diagnostician’s briefcase
Dr. Joelle Donofrio-Odmann discusses diseases of the upper and lower airways
An initial visual assessment can identify threats to you and your patient before you narrow down a differential diagnosis
Takeaways from the 90-plus posters on display at this year’s National Association of EMS Physicians annual meeting
Learn what the guidelines say about titration, selecting a sedation agent and monitoring sedation
Always keep the patient’s context in mind in any situation when you’re utilizing waveform capnography
Going back to the basics ensures a smooth EtCO2 reading and creates a calming environment for both the patient and provider