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James DuCanto, M.D. 18h
Ideally you would re-insert the device alongside the airway catheter to hold the structures anteriorly
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Chris “Wash Your Hands” Root 19h
How do you prevent the tongue and soft tissue from collapsing backwards and obstructing advance of the tube once you remove the device? I always teach people to maintain visualization until the tube is through the cords when using traditional DL + Bougie.
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James DuCanto, M.D. 22h
It’s simple, and it works! You’ll need to very familiar with Direct Laryngoscopy technique to get the most out of it—it does not give you the landscape view of a video laryngoscope.
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Yen Chow Sep 23
Response to difficult laryngoscopy during the same attempt Look (open mouth) Clear Advance ExploreSweetSpot ELM/BLM Elevate/Flextension ExtraLift MacAsMiller BougieLift VL/DL RightParaglossal+TurnHeadLeft
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carmine della vella Sep 22
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Cliff Reid Sep 23
An ED airway QI program including introduction of a checklist and monthly registry review improved first pass success rates. Now only one in twenty intubations in their ED requires a second look. Sound work from and team
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Pras Sep 20
Excited that the paediatric tracheostomy basic life support algorithms I created for my hospital have finally been approved, and are available here for those who are interested. There is one for hospital use (yellow) and parents (green)
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Jesse O’Shea MD, MSc Sep 10
Replying to @JesseOSheaMD
A reminder: language matters. To my physician colleagues, use phrases such as 'died of suicide' instead of 'committed suicide' to reduce stigma. Other examples:
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Jesse O’Shea MD, MSc Sep 19
Overnight, Dr. Adeline Fagan succumbed to COVID19. Another bright light gone too soon. At 28, her fellow obgyn residents knew her as radiating kindness. To her sisters and family, I grieve with you. To my fellow healthcare workers, please continue to be careful. She is us. 😥
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Yen Chow Sep 19
Replying to @jods10503
I think so. As is the corn starch coating (+minced ginger/garlic) ... I cubed, separated, double papertowels under/over, between 2 cutting boards, plates on top weight, changed paper towels & flipped 3x ... took ~30min while I was prepping other stuff 😋
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Yen Chow Sep 19
Replying to @jods10503
cubed, pressed water out, tossed in a bit of oil and marinade, then toss coat with cornstarch and bake at 400 til they look crispy ... combined various on line recipes
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Yen Chow Sep 19
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Yen Chow Sep 19
Not airways but omg this is good. Oven baked crispy asian style tofu cubes.
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carmine della vella Sep 17
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Jesús Flores MD Sep 17
We use it at our and are working so well!
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Nicholas Chrimes Sep 17
Useful videos by on VL technique using both Mac & hyperangulaged blades, on the website. You have to register (free) for access but videos are then downloadable.
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James DuCanto, M.D. Sep 17
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Cliff Reid Sep 17
Thursday: ED - setting up to intubate. DuCanto catheters now standard in Resus Friday: Retrieval - doing team pack checks. DuCanto catheters now standard in prehospital emergency anaesthesia The argument to purchase these emergency devices came from rigorous audit & case review
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Chris “Wash Your Hands” Root Sep 17
If it’s helpful, we did a review of the evidence supporting the technique and the advantages of large bore suction catheters here:
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Cliff Reid Sep 14
Hypovolemic cardiac arrest from presumed variceal haemorrhage. IO, MAC line, MTP, ROSC, ROTEM-guided hemostatic resus, slick RSI, balloon tamponade, terlipressin, calcium, ceftriaxone, rewarming, art line, IDC This resus began when we opened our hospital nearly two years ago.
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