What I do in the in the first 90 seconds of a code… We want to avoid simultaneous action paralysis: the feeling that multiple things need to happen at once and then nothing gets done. In a code, it seems like everything has to HAPPEN RIGHT THIS SECOND. While it can feel that way, it’s not the […]
Cardiac arrest. It seems so easy. Just follow the algorithm on the reference card, and all cardiac arrest issues will be solved. The truth is that codes can be messy, chaotic and scattered. On this episode of ERcast, we hear from the RAGE podcast experts on how to take control of the room and run […]
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.
Everything you need to know about the how and why to induce hypothermia in post cardiac arrest patients. We interview Dr. Scott Weingart and take a deep look into his soul to discover the platinum nugget of critical care emergency medicine.
How do we deliver the news of death? It ain’t easy, but it can be done well. Stuart Swadron from EMRAP joins us for a discussion.