Neurocritical Care · Podcasts

EMCrit podcast: Coma By Eelco Wijdicks

A very structured and useful approach to dealing with the undifferentiated comatose patient in the ER. EMCrit´s Scott Weingart interviews neurocritical care heavy-hitter Dr. Eelco Wijdicks of the Mayo Clinic. You can find the podcast here, together with handy show notes. I especially appreciate the focus on the Four Score as an adjunct to the Glasgow Coma… Continue reading EMCrit podcast: Coma By Eelco Wijdicks

Airway Management · Podcasts

Awake Intubation Lecture from SMACC

“Dry them out”; use glycopyrrolate (no central effects). How to use local anesthetics and more…  Listen to the podcast here. EMcrit recommend: Airway Regional Anesthesia for Awake Fiberoptic Intubation, Simmons et al, Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine 2002. Read the review article here. Fibreoptic vs videolaryngoscopic (C-MAC(®) D-BLADE) nasal awake intubation under local anesthesia. Kramer et al. Anaesthesia. 2015… Continue reading Awake Intubation Lecture from SMACC