HEAD-UP INTUBATION —

Handy to know when you’re considering a prolonged extrication or having to deal with multiple co-morbidities!

Prehospital and Retrieval Medicine - THE PHARM dedicated to the memory of Dr John Hinds

In anaesthetics we are trained to pre-oxygenate and intubate our theatre patients in a flat supine position. Then, when we graduate to intubating the really crook ICU/ED patients in severe heart or respiratory failure, we wise up. A paper in Anaesthesia & Analgesia demonstrates how patients … Continue reading →

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