Roc Rocks and Sux Sucks! Why Rocuronium is the Agent of Choice for RSI. By Anand Swaminathan, MD, MPH (@EMSwami)
An overview of the indications and technique for emergent pericardiocentesis .

Lumbar Puncture in Children

Lumbar Puncture   Blog Post + Videocast Learning Time: 20mins
This edition of "why we do what we do" focuses on the use of the early stylet removal technique in lumbar puncture - AKA "The Cincinnati Method".
Thorough Review of Resuscitative Thoracotomy by Raul Coimbra, MD, PhD, FACS at UCSD.
Emcrit DSI study is published. Listen to this podcast for a discussion of the paper and the things we have learned since the original DSI podcast.
Ultrasound for lumbar puncture: how to maximize first-pass success in patients with large body habitus, by Stephen Alerhand MD
Walk through the indications and techniques for transvenous pacemarker insertion. (Follow the link and see the top of the tamingthesru page for the links to Part 2 and 3 featuring videos of the technique.)
Review of the blakemore tube for severe refractory variceal bleeding
A review of several cricothyrotomy techniques with video demonstrations of several.
A review of the data of infectious rates for femoral central lines. Are they really worst?
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