What is the proper care for a patient in cardiac arrest or shock after smoke inhalation if they don't have severe burns? A review of Cyanide Poisoning, as well as carbon monoxide and Methemoglobinemia with Lewis Nelson of the NYC Poison Control Center.

Push-Dose Pressors

Critical Care http://emcrit.org   Blog Post + Podcast Learning Time: 10mins
Push-Dose Pressors
Haney Mallemat discusses the crashing patient with pericardial tamponade.
Assessment of ventilation of intubated patient. List of possible problems and how to fix them.
Managing the intra-arrest period of cardiac arrest.
Sympathetic Crashing Acute Pulmonary Edema (SCAPE) be emcrit
Cliff Reid delivers another moving talk on when we should, and especially when we shouldn't stop when resuscitating.
The Free Open Access Medical Education (FOAM): Jane Brody wrote an article, "What Comes After the Heimlich Maneuver" that ran in the NY Times and stirred up a ruckus on Twitter. This is a reasonable article on choking and details the limitations of the Heimlich maneuver.  Unfortunately, the article ends  instructing the layperson cric…
Can you take sick patient to CT scan?
Author suggests that blood may sometimes appear more echogenic than other types of fluid in pericardial effusions and tamponade.
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