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Breathe Deeply: How CPAP and ventilation can help your patients

Tuesday, November 30, 2010 - 1:00pm (EST)

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The introduction and increased use of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) devices has added a new dimension to prehospital airway management. At 1 p.m. Eastern on Nov. 30 Kathleen Schrank, MD, FACEP, FACP, will detail CPAP and ventilation in ‘Breathe Deeply: How CPAP can help your patients.’ In the interactive presentation, Schrank will discuss the difference between CPAP and bag-valve mask ventilation, as well as indications and contraindications for CPAP. She will give case scenarios of what could go wrong and talk about when to switch to manual ventilation, as well as giving a general overview of CPAP equipment on the market today. Join us at 1 p.m. on Nov. 30 for this exciting webcast.

Sponsored by:

Airon Corp.


Kathleen Schrank, MD, FACEP, FACP

Kathleen Schrank, MD, FACEP, FACP, is a professor at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, chief of the University of Miami Division of Emergency Medicine and an emergency medicine physician at Jackson Memorial Hospital. She has served as the EMS medical director for City of Miami Fire Rescue since 1988 and for the Village of Key Biscayne Fire Rescue since 1994.

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