Critical Care

Advanced Practice Airway Mastery Series: Predicting Cardiac Arrest After Intubation

Intubation is a potentially dangerous procedure which may result in rapid hemodynamic collapse and cardiac arrest in the critically ill. This week we summarize the results of a large retrospective study to determine the clinical factors associated with cardiac arrest after intubation.

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No time for high fives…the initial management of mechanically ventilated patients matters! By Dr. Lou Argentine

You’ve just successfully intubated a critically ill patient in the emergency department….the nurse interrupts your celebration by asking if you would like any medications for sedation and/or pain management… does it matter?  YES!!!

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