Top 10 Posts of 2017

Mistakes that Kill during Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Too Slow or Too Fast Chest Compressions Too Shallow or Too Deep Chest Compressions Too Many or Too Slow Breaths Leaning on the Chest Too Many Interruptions Giving Up Too Soon Too Slow Adaptation     Oxygen Bubble Bottles or Bacteria Swimming Pools? Humidified oxygen is widely administered in hospitals […]

Guillain Barré Syndrome (GBS)

Guillain-Barre Syndrome is a difficult diagnosis to make and an accurate history and physical examination including reflexes and ambulation of the patient can help to identify this life-threatening diagnosis LP results will reveal a normal opening pressure, elevated protein level with no cells Intubation consideration: remember the 20-30-40 rule and avoid succinylcholine for RSI Management options: IVIG or plasmapheresis should be considered in patients […]

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