Pearls regarding using a magnet with pacemakers and ICDs, with simulation-based examples.
Description of pre-hospital stroke unit, discussion of ultrasound for elevated ICP in the setting of ICH, and list of potential antidotes for certain NOACs.
Assessment of ventilation of intubated patient. List of possible problems and how to fix them.
Highlights from the 2015 American Heart Association CPR and ECC guidelines by Dr. Sean Kivlehan
A discussion which indicates that pre-charging the defibrillator during chest compressions in anticipation of a shockable rhythm at the rhythm check shortens time to defibrillation and minimizes the number of pauses in chest compressions during CPR.
Useful tips on how to place an intraosseous needle in an agitated patient.
Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, Presentation, Diagnostic and Management of Air Embolism
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REBOA 101

Resuscitation Pelvic Trauma Abdominal Trauma http://blog.ercast.org   Blog Post + Podcast Learning Time: 25mins
Are you ready to REBOA? Zaf Qasim (@emeddoc) gives the ins and outs of Resusciataitve Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta
Patient presents with sudden onset SOB with ST Elevations on EKG. Dr. Smith gives a great walkthrough of the EKG, Echo, and some pearls on why some STEMIs need further investigation.
Review of the causes of cardiac arrest and a new nemonic to remember how to approach these patients, from Dr. Reuben Strayer
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