EMCrit Wee – The RLA and the Slope of Resuscitation

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Resuscitation Leadership Academy Haney Mallemat, Matt Dawson, Mike Mallin, Mike Stone, and I are starting a new project called the RLA. It is an online resuscitation fellowship--I think it is going to be fairly grand. If you want more info, click on over to the Resus Leadership Academy site. Resuscitation Stuff We Do Graphs this idea was first introduced to me by my … [Read more...]

Online Hierarchy of Needs now published on EMA


So Brent Thoma and I made a video as an introduction to Social Media and FOAM. Emergency Medicine Australasia was kind enough to publish it (Thank you Geof and Anthony!!). Here is the official published version. After watching, we'd really appreciate it if you retweet this tweet: Online hierarchy of needs with @Brent_Thoma & me is published as a wee: … [Read more...]

EMCrit Wee – Preoxygenation Update 2015

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Here is a bit of follow-up on prior EMCrit discussions and some new stuff for Janu-Airway Updated Recs on Preox in Non-Shunted Patients Original Article: Weingart & Levitan on Preoxygenation Evidence Will Patients Tolerate 15 lpm by NC? Andy Brainard shows that of course they will: The Rule of 15's Every patient gets a NC @15 lpm Try adding a Non-Rebreather … [Read more...]

EMCrit Wee – Aggressiveness and the New Cutdown with Leon Boudourakis, MD


Promotions: ATACC Trauma Textbook A free trauma textbook that is simply amazing and the best example of FOAM brought to traditional media that I have ever seen--want it? I bet you do. I could have written an entire post on this book, but luckily someone did it for me: Tim Leeuwenburg on the ATACC Textbook Just want to download it? The Ibooks Version can be found at … [Read more...]

EMCrit Wee – A Case to Threaten Current ECMO Evidence from Sam Ghali

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Over at EDECMO we talk about the huge benefits of ECPR demonstrated by the fact that there are neurologically intact survivors when ECMO is initiated at the point of cessation of standard ACLS. But what if standard ACLS had not stopped... What if you just kept going? Mirroring Cliff Reid's amazing talk: When Should We Stop Resuscitation?, I present Sam Ghali's (@EM_ResUS) … [Read more...]