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.
A group of volunteers in the Czech Republic worked round the clock to prevent critical shortage of ventilators for COVID-19 patients.
Use of Positive End Expiratory Pressure should be considered for any patient who requires mechanical ventilation, including those in cardiac arrest.
Smiths Medical announced it has joined several of the world’s other ventilator manufacturers in the Ventilator Training Alliance (VTA) to support frontline medical providers.
Deplorable conditions — broken or substandard equipment, a lack of drugs, low wages — reflects the meltdown of Ukraine’s health care system.