Marco Torres | Jun 16, 21
REBEL Core Cast 59.0 – C-Spine Intubation
Take Home Points
- Neck movement (both extension and flexion) has the ability to cause cord damage.
- Using hyperangulated blade in video laryngoscopy improves chances for glottic visualization in patients with a c-collar in place.
- Ultimately, hypoxemia kills – Intubate the patient with what you have available, as there has not been shown to be a definitively superior technique.
Web Team | Jun 15, 21
Prolonged Field Care: Lessons from the Battlefield to the home front
Anton Helman | Jun 15, 21
EM Quick Hits 29 Vasopressor Failure, Asplenic Considerations, Bronchiolitis Update, ICD Electrical Storm, Night Shift Tips
In this month's EM Quick Hits podcast: Anand Swaminathan on vasopressor failure, Brit Long and Michael Gottlieb on aspleic considerations, Sarah Reid on a bronchiolitis update and evolving patterns in the COVID era, Hans Rosenberg and Lindsay Cheskes on ICD electrical storm, Justin Morgenstern on night shift tips...
Jesse McLaren | Jun 15, 21
ECG Cases 22: T-wave INVERSION mnemonic
The differential for T-wave INVERSION includes: Incorrect lead placement, No bundle (RBBB, LBBB), Ventricular hypertrophy (LVH, RVH), Embolism, Reciprocal/refractory/reperfused occlusion MI, Sudden death (ARVD), Iatrogenic (digoxin), Obtunded (eg SAH), and Normal variant. Jesse McLaren runs through 10 cases of patients who present to the ED who have T-wave inversions on their ECGs...