Cardiac Arrest

Cardiac arrest care is protocolized in ACLS for universal access, simplified for those who rarely run codes. As consultants specializing in Emergency Medicine, we should be on the forefront of resuscitation management, using cutting edge technologies and research to advance the field and save lives - Lauren Lacroix & Richard Hoang

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Airway Management in Cardiac Arrest

Over the past few years, there has been a significant paradigm shift in management from A-B-C to C-A-B, placing increasing importance on minimizing interruptions during chest compressions and decreasing the time to defibrillation...

STICK TO THE BASICS: Intubation should have a lower priority compared to high-quality chest compressions and early defibrillation when needed. Remember to consider your reversible causes and treat appropriately.

For cardiac arrests both inside and outside the hospital, there is moderate-quality evidence that supports basic airway interventions (BVM, maneuvers to minimize gastric insufflation, jaw thrust, low-pressure squeezes, OPA/NPA, and avoidance…

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