JC: Finger on the Pulse?

If you’re an avid follower of FOAM, you’ll have seen many assertions that manual pulse checks by healthcare providers during cardiac arrest are pretty unreliable at best. The most commonly advocated alternatives are EtCO2 increase suggesting perfusion (quick and easy but not particularly sensitive), arterial line waveform assessment (an inevitable intervention once you do achieve … Continue reading JC: Finger on the Pulse?