Why the early application of high-flow nasal cannula in the appropriate patient population is an ideal way to meet the patient’s inspiratory flow demand.
In this video, Mike McEvoy has a primer on basic waveform capnography, using a device to measure a patient’s exhaled carbon dioxide levels.
In this video, Mike McEvoy discusses the use of disposable CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) masks, a method of assisting a patient’s respiration without intubation.
Shortness of breath, or dyspnea, results from air hunger, a sensation that you’re not getting enough air. Here’s how to spot a patient with increased work of breathing, an important assessment for an EMS provider evaluating a patient with dyspnea.