EMS Airway Briefs
Though cigarette smoking rates are declining in the United States, they are increasing in many other countries, making COPD a global health issue.
Wildfires churning out dense plumes of smoke as they scorch huge swaths of the U.S. West Coast have exposed millions of people to hazardous pollution levels.
California Wildfires Pass Four Million Acres Burned, Doubling Previous Record – That’s A Lot of Toxic Smoke
When you breathe in smoke from a wildfire, you’re probably inhaling more toxic chemicals than you realize.
EMS Airway Articles
The COVID pandemic has focused new attention on the value of the high-flow nasal cannula.
Decreasing COVID-19 Patient Risk and Improving Operator Safety with the AIROD® During Endotracheal Intubation
A case series of first-attempt intubations using the AIROD®, a single-use telescopic bougie, when intubating COVID-19 patients.
To create a standardized approach for understanding the fundamentals of positive end expiratory pressure (PEEP), the authors have developed the acronym “SOKET” for EMS clinicians at both the BLS and ALS level to remember the core principles of implementing PEEP in their practice.
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