CCP Podcast 010: Cricoid Pressure: Do it? Do it right? Or don’t do it at all?

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSTweet Cricoid pressure is the application of backwards pressure on the cricoid cartilage to occlude the oesophagus. Originally described by Sellick in 1961, he described how pressure applied at the level of the 5th cervical vertebrae obstructed the lumen of the oesophagus. This […]

Buccal RAE Tubes and Apneic Oxygenation- Bottom Line

Tweet   Apneic Oxygenation During Prolonged Laryngoscopy in Obese Patients: A Randomised, Controlled Trial of Buccal RAE Tube Oxygen Administration.  Heard A Toner AJ, Evans JR, Palacios AM, Lauer S.   Clinical question. Does apneic oxygenation via the mouth and a modified R.A.E tube extend the safe apnea time during prolonged laryngoscopy in obese patients. […]

CCP Podcast 083: Guidelines for Tracheal Intubation in Critically Ill Adults 2017

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSTweet The Intensive Care Society, Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine, Difficult Airway Society and the Royal College of Anaesthetists have combined to provide the ‘Guidelines for the management of tracheal intubation in critically ill adults‘. The main part of the document covers Plan […]