While it would be right to believe a person who can’t talk also cannot breathe, the reverse is not true – speaking does not imply that someone is getting enough air to survive.
Use of Positive End Expiratory Pressure should be considered for any patient who requires mechanical ventilation, including those in cardiac arrest.
New product and procedure safely exhausts all patient-exhaled air from the back of an ambulance.
The need for advanced patient ventilation has been at the forefront of patient care during the coronavirus pandemic. The shortage of mechanical ventilators has also surfaced as an overall shortfall in many systems.
A new report is shining a spotlight on a deadly problem in Rhode Island: Intubated patients are arriving to hospitals in ambulances with breathing tubes that lead to the patient’s stomach – not the lungs.
The number of vaping illnesses in the U.S. is still rising, but at a slower pace.
U.S. health officials are reporting a breakthrough in their investigation into the cause of an outbreak of vaping illnesses.