This Month: Waveform Analysis vs Assessment
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Researchers investigated the elapsed time between removal of oxygen sources and the loss of preoxygenation among non-critically ill patients.
Emergency Intubation of a Critically Ill Patient with a Difficult Airway and Avoidance of Cricothyrotomy Using the AIROD®
A review of a case study involving the AIROD®, a single-use telescoping rigid bougie, on a male patient who drank hand sanitizer.
This article serves to provide a comprehensive overview of many of the current SGAs available on the market to allow an EMS system to review and possibly adopt into their system.
EMS Capnography Video Series
Episode 1: What is Capnography?
In this video, Troy Valente shares an introduction to Capnography and its definitions and principles to understand its multiple uses for EMS.
Episode 2: Pulse Oximetry vs Waveform Capnography
In this video, Troy Valente discusses the distinction between EMS use cases of Pulse Oximetry versus Waveform Capnography.
Episode 3: Waveform Assessment
In this video, Troy Valente examines Waveform Assessment & High ETCO2.
Episode 4: Waveform Analysis vs Assessment
In this video, Troy Valente discusses Waveform Analysis vs Assessment utilizing expiratory and inspiratory phases .
EMS Capnography Related Videos
Video: Waveform Capnography
In this video, Mike McEvoy has a primer on basic waveform capnography, using a device to measure a patient’s exhaled carbon dioxide levels.
Video: CPAP Applications
In this video, Mike McEvoy discusses the use of disposable CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) masks, a method of assisting a patient’s respiration without intubation.
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