Monthly Archives: April 2013

New CO2 cables in Resus

We’ve moved to using new sidestream end tidal carbon dioxide adaptors in resus. A video on how to connect them is here: Remember, end tidal CO2 detection, or capnography, is mandatory in ALL intubations, including cardiac arrest. It is the

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Emergency Department Audit Program

A summary of the audits presented in January 2013 is available on the Audit page. Includes UTIs in kids, and 3 ENT audits (management of Tonsillits, Otitis Media and Epistaxis).

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Registrar teaching 5th April 2013

Ventilation in ARDS The updated (Berlin) definition of ARDS can be found here Here’s the original ventilation strategy used in the ARDSnet study: ARDSnet mechanical ventilation protocol card Severe life-threatening asthma Check out Dr Weingart’s notes on asthma on crashingpatient.comĀ and

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Using the paediatric RSI checklist

This 13 minute video covers the basics of paediatric rapid sequence intubation by going through the ED paediatric RSI checklist. The checklist can be downloaded here  

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Paediatric RSI checklist

If you’ve been present at an adult intubation in the Resus Room, you should have seen the Rapid Sequence Intubation (RSI) checklist used. Now we’re introducing a paediatric one too. Click the image to download it.

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