Call it cric, call it surgical airway, call it FONA. Whatever you call it, you need to have the skills and mindset to make it happen at the ready every time you intubate. Every month make an appointment for yourself to practice cric (just like my buddy Sara Gray does).
First, you Need the Model
Head over here and print out a 3D model to have for the rest of your career
Next, Buy Some Gaffer TapeGaffer Tape By GafferPower
One roll will last a LONG time. And trust me, buy the gaffer power brand, some of the knockoff brands really suck.
Then Acquire Some 4x4s and Plastic Bags
I think you know where to find some…
Then, Watch the Video
For More on All Things Cric
Come on over to the EMCrit Cric Page
They made a bleeding model using Laura's Model
- EMCrit Wee – Webinar I Gave to Pulm/Crit Care Fellows on Avoiding Intubation and Initial Ventilation of COVID19 Patients - April 4, 2020
- EMCrit 269 – Rationing of Critical Care and Ventilators in COVID19 with Reub Strayer - March 31, 2020
- EMCrit Wee – Stop Kneejerk Intubation with the EMCrit Crew - March 30, 2020