Tag: resuscitation

Peri-intubation Arrest

This EM-Critical Care Medicine case presentation focused on a very complex resuscitation with multiple facets. The case is notable because it includes most, if not all, of the factors we should consider when worrying about a peri-intubation arrest. Let’s recap…

Case of the Month – July 2017

  After a two-month hiatus, Case of the Month returns! Get your thinking caps on for July’s Edition…   The patient is a 50-year-old woman with a previous history of type II diabetes, and recently completed a 6-month course of…

Management of RV Failure and Pulmonary Hypertension

By Dr. C. Sterling M.D. Pathophysiology of Right Ventricular Failure   The most common cause of pulmonary hypertension in the U.S. is left-sided heart failure, but many cases of pulmonary hypertension remain undocumented. Pulmonary arterial hypertension is a specific category of pulmonary hypertension…

Avalanche!

This month we discussed a great review on the resuscitation of avalanche victims given by Dr. Rolston-Cregler. If you want to read that paper in its entirety, please click this link: AVALANCHE RESUS GUIDELINES Louis was also kind enough to put together…