Month: June 2017

Pulse Ox Troubleshooting Pearls

Pulse oximetry devices can sometimes be a little finicky. Special guest, medic Jason McCullough, runs us through some troubleshooting considerations to keep in mind. These helpful pearls should get your pulse ox working for you, instead of against you! Do you like Mike & Jason’s ‘Medic Nerd’ T-shirts and want one of your own? Click

Head Rotation for Mask Ventilation

This is a guest post from Dr Per Bredmose, anaesthetist and retrieval medicine physician in Norway, also known as Viking One I struggle to ventilate the patient in the resus room, airway pressures are high, the bag doesn’t empty properly. In my mind I plan ahead for the next step. Through my mind goes the