Breathing (part 4 of 4)

What is the role for Non-Invasive Ventilation in the Paediatric Emergency Department? Does NIV present the same rescue options as in adult respiratory emergencies, where blowing air through the window of opportunity can prevent endotracheal intubation? In this PEMcast, we explore Bi-level Positive Airways Pressure and a few of its lesser-known cousins, using the limited literature as our map, and...

July 29th, 2010 by colinparker 

A is for Airway (part 1)

Welcome to our first PEMcast.  It makes sense to start at A… after all, us emergency docs are simple creatures. The usual release format will be 1 episode per fortnight, covering the basics in part 1 and getting a bit more specific and in-depth with part 2 a couple of weeks later.  For the kick-off we thought we’d release part 1 and part 2 of the Airway PEMcast at the same time, this...

June 3rd, 2010 by colinparker