Warnings went unheeded at the start of the pandemic and doctors say the shortage has led to unnecessary deaths.
Researchers investigated the elapsed time between removal of oxygen sources and the loss of preoxygenation among non-critically ill patients.
A majority of the Bellingham City Council voted Monday night to authorize the mayor to settle a claim for damages filed with the city by a daughter of the deceased man Bellingham Fire Department employees practiced performing endotracheal intubations on in summer 2018.
The COVID pandemic has focused new attention on the value of the high-flow nasal cannula.
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.