The New Elaine Bromiley Videos


Four years ago, friend of the show, Minh Le Cong discussed three airway disasters. The first one mentioned was the case of Elaine Bromiley, a routine operation that went horribly awry. In that post, there was a video of the Bromiley case that is a must-watch. Nicholas Chrimes, co-creator of the vortex approach, has created two new videos on this topic that every airway operator … [Read more...]

Books I Recommend – May 2015


From time to time, I recommend books on the site. These are books I have read and can share with all of you: John Arbo's Decision Making in Emergency Critical Care from the lead editor: The inspiration for this project was the understanding that emergency physicians are being asked to care for a growing number of critically ill patients - this, coupled with prolonged … [Read more...]

Stuff Update


2 Opportunities for Residents: Essentials of Emergency Medicine Fellowship for US Residents Get all of the info on the EEM fellowship page Knowledge to Action Fellowship (KTAF) An amazing opportunity for EM Residents. Here is the info on the KTAF. 4 Conferences to Check Out: 1. Reanimate San Diego - Learn ECMO for ECPR in Two Days February 2016 Click here to see all … [Read more...]

A Comment on the Toughness Episode


This comment was left on the Mike Lauria Toughness podcast by a gentleman named Francisco Norman: Dr. Weingart and Michael Lauria, Thank you for the podcast and for your insight into this topic, as I don’t think I have ever heard it discussed in this context. I would first like to comment that I don’t believe the stress applied to these operators/candidates can be … [Read more...]