Gavin Denton Archives - Critical Care Practitioner

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. […]

Apneic Oxygenation- Is it worth doing?

Tweet Review of Apneic Oxygenation during endotracheal intubation. I first came across the concept of apneic oxygenation as an observer on a TEAM (training in emergency airway management) course several years ago. An emergency medicine registrar mentioned it as they were asked to justify their approach to a rapid sequence induction (RSI). This was rapidly poo-pooed […]

Blood, fluid and fat!- by Gavin Denton

Tweet What I’m Watching in September Podcasts. Maryland cc project, blood conservation.    Sickle cell emergencies, basics of fluid resuscitation, pain management and sepsis care in this vulnerable group of patients.   Pearls of the management of the critically ill obese patient.   St Emlyn’s discuss breaking bad news.   Hero worship strikes again, Levitan […]