Jason D. Haag looks at why delayed sequence intubation may be more beneficial to some patients experiencing a medial emergency.
John Alexander provides a brief overview of mechanical ventilators for when EMS providers encounter a patient on a home ventilator.
Respiratory Syncytial Virus symptoms are usually mild and will often resemble a common cold in adults and healthy children.
While EMS education includes the recovery position, placing patients on their side for ambulance transport should be a common practice for certain patients.
How do you best determine an initial ventilator mode? Is the patient on the most appropriate mode at the present time? How many modes are available on a specific ventilator?
Endotracheal intubation (ETI), like any other invasive procedure, comes with its own set of inherent risks and potential harmful sequelae.