Don't just do something – stand there.
As the new medical-academic year begins, I'm guessing a bunch of new interns will learn about how great FOAM is, and at the same time,...
I'm prepping an airway talk for my EM interns, focus on RSI/laryngoscopy
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— Seth Trueger (@MDaware) July 8, 2014
Lots of Airway Cam videos- I did a recent airway talk where I used several of them (available on LITFL Own the airway series) and got several comments that the videos "made everything make sense"I also had them do prep work ahead of time- my own airway podcast (had to do it), Levitan on emcrit, and Reuben strayer's 2 person BVM video.Hope that helps- good luckSteve
It's not all about laryngoscopyEmphasis airway assessmet, optimisation, maintenance (preox, BMV, LMA)If going to perform laryngoscopy, learn from experts first - read airwaycam book, watch the various FOAmed resourcesKnow your drugsKnow your airway drills for difficultyUSE A FREAKIN' CHECKLIST FOR ALL ROUTINE RSIAnd remamber fellas - airways ARE like willies - the more you fiddle, the harder they getFirst pass, NODESAT. Everytime.