Category: resuscitation

JC: The last breath for apnoeic oxygenation?

Apnoeic oxygenation in emergency intubation in the ED is a concept that has emerged in the past few years and has been promoted by the FOAMed community quite extensively. I have to admit it is

SPLIT trial published. Saline or Plasmalyte on the ICU? St.Emlyn’s

Paul Young aka @DogICUma is releasing the results of the SPLIT trial in Berlin, right now, in Berlin at the European Intensive Care Society meeting. I was lucky enough to meet Paul at SMACC in

Lactate = LactHATE

  Like many others who attended SMACC earlier this year I returned home dazed and confused about the significance of lactate in the septic patient.  So like any good (aspiring to be) evidence-based medicine practitioner,

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Speak Up! Have your say on the NICE guidance for Major Trauma

A draft of the NICE guidance on assessment and management of major trauma was released this morning for stakeholder consultation. If you work in a major trauma centre, in a trauma unit – or in any

JC: EAST – Let’s Be Blunt About ED Thoracotomy

You may have heard it said that the hardest thing about performing a resuscitative thoracotomy is the decision to do it. You may also have heard it said that the above statement is nonsense; that if you