Core Topic: Critical Care

Common Tracheostomy Issues

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This post explores the most common tracheostomy issues encountered in the ED with practical tips for management.
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Fluid Resuscitation

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This post reviews critical issues surrounding fluid resuscitation based off of an article by Paul Marik in Critical Care Medicine.
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Post-Intubation Sedation and Analgesia

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ED initiation of analgesia and consideration for sedation in mech ventilated patients is critical in preventing long-term complications
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How to Start a Peripheral IV

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Starting a peripheral IV is an essential skill in Emergency Medicine. Check out this quick video detailing the procedure
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Bed Up Head Elevated Positioning for Airway Management

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Review of the Bed-Up-Head-Elevated position for intubation.
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How to Set Up an Arterial Line

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In this video we review all of the steps in setting up an arterial line.
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Setting Up Non-Invasive Ventilation

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This short instructional video reviews the steps in setting up BPAP in the ED.
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Rapid Sequence Intubation Medications

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Commonly used RSI medications, doses and contraindications.
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