Category: Total EM

Podcast #91 – Active Exhalation (External Chest Compression) for Air Trapping

Our guest, Eric Steffel, is a paramedic that reached out wanting to discuss active exhalation.  It goes by many other names including “external chest compressions” or “lateral chest compressions” as some sources have indicated.  We decided not to use the term “compression” though because this can quickly lead to someone thinking this is a chest

Podcast #87 – Communication in Critical Care Resuscitation with Harrison Reed

Critical care PA Harrison Reed joins us to discuss communication in critical care resuscitation by breaking it down into phases along with talking about the pearls and pitfalls when it comes to these challenging situations. 1. Pre-Resuscitation Set the stage/know the field Share information as early as possible Set initial expectations and plan w/ contingencies