The way we learn to manage pulseless electrical activity (PEA) from the Advanced Cardiac Life Support course is a mockery wrapped up in a sham. The mnemonic is cumbersome and the treatment (such as CPR for all, empiric epinephrine) is not always appropriate for a patient with normal electrical activity and a pulse. Fear not, […]
Video demonstrations of how to place several different types of chest tubes. Techniques: standard tube, pigtail, Seldinger technique.
Scott Weingart joins ERcast to give his take on 3 factor PCC and FEIBA.
Managing a patient in cardiac arrest has changed a lot in the past decade. In this episode we review end tidal CO2, induced hypothermia, and much more.
An interview with ED Critical Care 7th degree black belt Scott Weingart, MD from emcrit.org about awake and delayed sequence intubation in the emergency department.