Airway Management

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Should We Measure Endotracheal Tube Intracuff Pressure?

Despite no universal standard of how and when to check cuff pressures, studies support continuous monitoring.

Posted Friday, August 8, 2014

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Deploying the Video Laryngoscope into a Ground EMS System

MCHD evaluates video laryngoscope use in the field.

Posted Friday, August 8, 2014

Endotracheal Intubation isn’t Always Necessary

Use appropriate tools for airway management.

Posted Thursday, August 7, 2014

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Improving Airway Management in the Prehospital Setting

Training placement & monitoring properly placed airways are vital to improving fail rates.

Posted Friday, March 14, 2014

Study Shows New Drug Combinations Increase Neurological Survival Rates During CPR

Rate increase linked to vasopressin, epinephrine and steroids.

Posted Monday, October 7, 2013

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Swollen Tongue Necessitates Nasotrachael Intubation

Alternative airway management technique useful when there is obstruction of the oropharynx.

Posted Monday, October 7, 2013

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California Doctor Performs Emergency Tracheotomy on Choking Diner

Pocket knife and pen quickly used to bypass a blocked airway.

Posted Thursday, September 26, 2013

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Tips for Teaching Advanced Airway Management

Emphasizing proper patient packaging & monitoring is critical to successful advanced airway management.

Posted Friday, July 19, 2013

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How to Assess and Treat Acute Respiratory Distress

Assessment is the key to helping patients presenting with acute respiratory distress.

Posted Friday, July 19, 2013






 

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