April 6, 2020 | View as webpage
Dear CapnoAcademy Member,

In this eNewsletter, Marianne Meyers explains airway management lessons learned from COVID-19 patients, and EMS1 Senior Editor Kerri Hatt discusses airway management adjustments during the global pandemic.

Also, the Montgomery County Hospital District EMS shares how they have switched from administering albuterol through a nebulizer to a metered-dose inhaler to reduce viral spread of coronavirus, and the Inside EMS podcast co-hosts debate the pros and cons of field intubation.


CapnoAcademy Team
 
FEATURED CONTENT
Quick Take: Airway management lessons learned for COVID-19 patients
By Marianne Meyers
EMS grand rounds presentation focuses on proper PPE, endotracheal intubation and infection control
Airway management adjustments in the era of COVID-19
By Kerri Hatt
Preventing aerosol-generating procedures while treating prehospital COVID-19 patients
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OTHER HIGHLIGHTS
MCHD emergency protocol to eliminate nebulized albuterol
By MCHD
Montgomery County Hospital District EMS is using a low-cost approach to administer albuterol via metered-dose inhaler, reducing viral spread without compromising patient care
The "great debate" of field intubation
By Inside EMS
In this episode, our co-hosts discuss the pros and cons of intubation in the field and if it's time to end the practice
Video: How to properly don and doff PPE on COVID-19 calls
Fairfax County (Virginia) Fire and Rescue releases video detailing steps for proper PPE use
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