All about emergency airway management

August 8, 2019

A recent hot topic in emergency medicine is the tube debate – should you pause CPR to place an endotracheal tube, or should you instead focus first on high-performance CPR and defibrillation?

In this episode, Nicole Kupchik, MN, RN, CCNS interviews Dr. Brian Clemency, associate professor of emergency medicine at the University at Buffalo and medical director of AMR Buffalo.

Nicole and Dr. Clemency discuss the results of three recent major studies on emergency airway management and they debate that one gold standard for cardiac arrest response traditionally has been the insertion of advanced airways – but is that still the case today?

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