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Coda Change

Apr 28, 2016

Scott Weingart's lecture at SMACC-Chicago was on OODA loops and the supremacy of System I for resuscitation. Check more here

Apr 26, 2016

How to Diagnose Dying

A patient's death maybe certain but the timing isn’t.

Ashley Shreves talk is on the difficult subject of dying, and how best to understand and help diagnose when the battle is lost. 

Shreves discusses the correlating patterns present in the functional decline in end of life patients, with...

Apr 25, 2016

Selective Aortic Arch Perfusion -

Summary by: Jim Manning

Selective Aortic Arch Perfusion (SAAP) is an endovascular-extracorporeal perfusion resuscitation technique designed specifically to treat cardiac arrest. SAAP involves the blind insertion of a large-lumen balloon occlusion catheter into the descending thoracic...

Apr 21, 2016

Historical prospective provides a great appreciation and understanding of Prehospital Medicine. Stefan cleverly highlights the journey of a specialty from its roots on the battlefield to the present day, where prehospital medicine has not only begun to influence, but also dictate, in hospital medicine. A brief...

Apr 19, 2016

PHARM Physician, Per Bredmose, provides an in-depth look at Ketamine in the prehospital setting. Per discusses the uses, benefits and potential complications of Ketamine, providing tips and tricks from his wealth of experience.