Joe Novak, MD was an F-15 Combat Pilot and now is an Emergency Physician. In this fantastic lecture, he brings the concepts of Combat Aviation to the art of Resuscitation.
aka the no-shitters things that must be absolutely incorporated into your memory and available for immediate execution. You should not need to think about what to do in these situations.
Cognitive unloading and guarantee of the performance of critical actions. Use after addressing the boldface
Prioritization of Attention and Tasks
In combat aviation:
In EM & Critical Care:
Keep coming back to the global patient picture before diving into any minutiae
Efficient and Unambiguous Communication
Planning: Mission, Defined Roles, and Set the tone
Learning happens in the debrief
Pre-Flight Read Files
Can’t fly until you have read and signed-off on any new procedures or techniques