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July 13, 2016

American Society of Anesthesiologists?


Difficult Airway Society?

Society of Airway Management?

My society of Emergency Medicine, ACEP or AAEM?

Who do I listen to?

I learned for myself from experience and who speaks the most medical logic. What makes t...

July 13, 2016

This role may exist in an academic center where the hires in the ED aren't well experienced or well versed/trained in emergency airway management. But I know in my residency I trained myself and my residents to handle emergency airways.

Opinion piece.

July 13, 2016

Standardizing something that varies with sex, size and height. 

Why not? But this would require companies to work together. Does the size 4 of any device fit all the patients of average height and weight? No but will fit the great majority of patients. I still need to p...

July 13, 2016

Nasal Ventilation works. Just as good as full face mask ventilation.

Dr. Carin Hagberg just proved it. In the Operating Room she tested it out on various patients up to 30. Only 2 proved difficult or impossible to ventilate via the nasal ventilatory device.

Read the arti...

July 12, 2016

This is a trueism of Bag Mask Ventilation: Mechanical ventilation - Exhalation in mechanical ventilation is almost always completely passive. The ventilator's expiratory valve is opened, the bag re-expands, the elastic recoil of the bag allows for passive exhalation of...

June 8, 2016

Used it 6 times so far in the ED since getting them in late 2015.

No desat. I don't own stock in this product. But I wish I did. It has so much potential.

For chronic care possibly for Obstructive Sleep Apnea patients who need a better device at night for their bipap. An...

May 31, 2016

Amazing the lack of Hemoptysis talk during Emergent airways.

I have done some research.

Other than hoping the left lung has the pathology causing the MASSIVE HEMOPTYSIS and my knowing that with a recent cxr or mri or ct scan lung or from my patient since we don't have un...

May 30, 2016

Never done a surgical Airway in an Adult live patient. Only manikins and cadavers so far. Have only intubated a live pediatric patient in a patient in respiratory failure from Croup. Definitely haven't done a surgical airway in a child or infant yet. It doesn't stop me...

May 30, 2016



less benefit for Intraoral for Posterior Oropharynx.

Midazolam, Ketamine, Fentanyl.

Remember LEAN lidocaine, epinephrine atropine and Naloxone for further crazy uses of your self made Atomizer.

Less invasive than intrabuccal injection of medicat...

May 30, 2016

I just wish the airway models I had were non embalmed cadavers or volunteer human subjects in the operating room. 

 This is how I show and teach the handling the D.L. blade aka Cold Steel.


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