Sedation Vacations in the Intensive Care Unit Sorry, pure EM folk, this topic primarily applies to the unit. For most of us, the idea of a “daily sedation vacation” is probably a familiar and standard practice in the intensive care unit (ICU). Generally defined, a sedation vacation is when sedatives are discontinued for a period
We continue on with the series with Knowledge Bomb #9. The purpose and motivation for this series is outlined in the first entry. This entry we discuss a different technique for intubation of patients. Background Intubation is a popular topic in emergency medicine and everyone has an opinion on the best technique. Video laryngoscopy only? First
We continue on with the series with Knowledge Bomb #8. The purpose and motivation for this series is outlined in the first entry. This entry we return to Apneic Oxygenation and its use during intubation. Thanks to Dr. Albert Vien, PGY3, and Dr. Randy Hebert for their work on this entry. Background “Sats are dropping..
Dr. Janae Hohbein takes us through draining a PTA and performing regional anesthesia on the face. Thanks to Dr. Puja Gopal & Dr. John Purakal for helping put this together.