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Capnography

Capnography and the interpretation of numeric and waveform data is a mainstay for EMTs and paramedics in prehospital patient assessment and monitoring. The capnography topic focuses on the critical role of capnography, product development, research and EMS training.

Conquer stressful calls, identify treatment challenges and pitfalls, and use technology to its best potential to save lives this summer and beyond
Five options for exchanging the SGA for an endotracheal tube
From vocal cords to alveoli, and mmHg to Lpm: Test your airway knowledge
Understand how respiratory monitoring devices can be used to guide treatment during and after seizures
Help student paramedics identify CHF, Curare cleft and ROSC in capnography waveforms, and develop a treatment plan
Fluid, dosing and airway considerations to prevent RV ischemia
POCUS, ECG and assessment findings to look for to avoid the RV spiral of death
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