You should have gotten an email with a link to your House’s spreadsheet  for this month.
To receive credit:
  1. Choose four hour’s worth of the below material.
  2. Put at least 12 pearls/pro-tips/factoids you learned into your House spreadsheet.
Due By: September 1, 2018
Remember that your entries will be used for the competition questions, so make sure you know things the other House’s don’t!
  • Resources are sorted based on Tintinalli chapters then from shortest to longest credit. (AKA most ADD-friendly to least ADD-friendly!).
  • Times are derived from estimated reading/listening/viewing times rounded slightly upwards on average to account for comprehension time.
  • 🔊-Podcast        🗞-Blog        📽-Video       📑-Textbook

 

 All Things Airway

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1: 📑 ( 30Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 30 “Surgical Airways”. (8th Edition: Pages 192-197)
2: 📑 ( 30 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 64 “Acute Bronchitis and Upper Respiratory Infections”. (8th Edition: Pages 440-444)
3: 📑 ( 45 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 65 “Acute Asthma”. (8th Edition: Pages 468-474)
4: 📑 ( 60 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 29 “Intubation and Mechanical Ventilation”. (8th Edition: Pages 183-191)
5. 📽 (5 Minutes): EMCrit: “StaS Maneuver: Changing out a Non-Intubating Laryngeal Airway” Website.
  • Don’t have an intubating LMA? No problem… as long as you have a disposable fiberoptic…
6. 🗞 (10 Minutes): emDocs: “Preventing peri- and post-intubation decompensation: Pearls + Pitfalls” Website
  • They need the airway, just don’t mess up before and afterwards either
7. 📽 (10 Minutes): BrownCoatNation: “Airway Shorts: The Decision To Intubate” Website.
  • Short video on decision process of one of my favorite questions, “To intubate, or not to intubate?”
8. 🗞 (10 Minutes): EMCrit: “Awake Intubation Lecture from SMACC” Website
  • All about that awake intubation…
9. 📽 (10 Minutes): EMCrit: “Converting a LMA to an Endotracheal Tube” Website.
  • Short video on decision process of one of my favorite questions, “To intubate, or not to intubate?”
10. 🔊 (10 Minutes): CoreEM: “Advanced RSI Topics” Website.
  • Advanced RSI topics done in the simple style that only CoreEM can provide
11. 📽 (10 Minutes): EMCrit: “Cricoid – To press or not to press” Website.
  • “Do you want some cricoid pressure?” If you haven’t been asked this yet by RT, you will.
12. 📽 (10 Minutes): BrownCoatNation: “Airway Shorts: The Difficult Airway” Website.
  • Another short clip from those brits, how to identify/approach a difficult airway.
13. 📽 (15 Minutes): Anatomy For Emergency Medicine: “The LMA as a murder weapon” Website.
  • LMA’s are so easy… until they kill someone
14. 🗞 (15 Minutes): EMCrit: “Flash cigarette burns: To intubate or not intubate” Website
  • Have seen this multiple times at a VA hospital during medical school… smoking while on nasal cannula… don’t recommend it. But it happened, so what are you going to do about it?
15. 📽 (15 Minutes): EMCrit: “Modification of Scalpel Finger Bougie Technique” Website.
  • Another tool in the box for your surgical airway skills
16. 📽 (15 Minutes): EMCrit: “Mind Blowing Surgical Airway” Website.
  • WATCH THIS VIDEO. I DON’T CARE IF YOU USE IT FOR YOUR LEARNING POINTS. WATCH THIS VIDEO.
17. 🗞 (20 Minutes): EMCrit: “Emergency Awake Topicalized Intubation – An Awake Intubation Update” Website
  • Another way to make an awake intubation a little easier for you and the patient
18. 🔊 (20 Minutes): EMCrit: “Delayed Sequence Intubation” Website.
  • That thing that anesthesia does all the time but we don’t? Oh yeah, delayed sequence intubation. Does it have a place in EM?
19. 🔊 (20 Minutes): EMCrit: “Avoiding Disaster: Endotracheal Tube Cuff Leaks and Tube Exchanges” Website.
  • Sometimes the tube fails, sometimes you didn’t check the balloon, CHANGE THE TUBE.
20. 🗞 (20 Minutes): EMOttawa: “Approach to the Physiologically Difficult Airway” Website
  • How do they approach a difficult airway in Ottawa?
21. 🗞 (20 Minutes): EMCrit: “Devil in the Details: Endotracheal Tube Depth” Website
  • How far did you push that tube in? It matters…
22. 🗞 (20 Minutes): RebelEM: “Etomidate vs Ketamine in Trauma RSI” Website
  • I literally saw 5 different websites talking about the same topic. Earth changing topic worth 5 different blog posts? You decide.
23. 🗞 (20 Minutes): LITFL: “Apnoeic Oxygenation” Website
  • Despite spelling it all fancy like, this is actually an important topic that gets debated every once and a while.
24. 🔊 (25 Minutes): EMCrit: “Having a vomit SALAD: Airway management techniques during massive regurgitation, vomiting, or bleeding” Website.
  • Grab all the suction you can find and get ready. Let’s talk airway with active emesis.
25. 🗞 (25 Minutes): EMCrit: “The Respiratory Death Airway Algorithm” Website
  • What to do when your backup plan fails.
26. 🔊 (25 Minutes): EMCrit: “Management of the Severe Asthmatic in the ED” Website.
  • Gonna be honest, and as an asthmatic I can say this, asthma patients terrify me sometimes. What to do when they make my nightmares come true.
27. 🔊 (30 Minutes): EMCrit: “The Hemodynamically Neutral Intubation” Website.
  • What can you do to prevent your well intentioned RSI meds from making your patient crash.
28. 🔊 (30 Minutes): EMCrit: “When They Stay” Website.
  • You intubated the patient, they’re on the vent, break out the fireworks! What? There’s no MICU beds? Well what do I do with the vent?
29. 📽 (40 Minutes): EMCrit: “The Psychologically Difficult Airway” Website.
  • Crazy patients make for crazy airways
30. 📽 (50 Minutes): EMCrit: “Definitive Emergent Awake Intubation Lecture” Website.
  • Fantastic lecture on awake intubations.

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The Lovely Lungs

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31: 📑 ( 20 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 66 “Lung Empyema and Abscess”. (8th Edition: Pages 456-458)
32: 📑 ( 20 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 68 “Pneumothorax”. (8th Edition: Pages 464-467)
33: 📑 ( 30 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 63 “Hemoptysis”. (8th Edition: Pages 436-439)
34: 📑 ( 45 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 67 “Pneumonia and Pulmonary Infiltrates”. (8th Edition: Pages 459-463)
35: 📑 ( 60 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 65 “Pneumonia and Pulmonary Infiltrates”. (8th Edition: Pages 445-455)
36. 🔊 (10 Minutes): CoreEM: “Air Embolism” Website.
  • Simple, straightforward. CoreEM doing what it does best
37. 🗞 (10 Minutes): EMDocs: “Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage in the ED: Pearls and Pitfalls” Website
  • You will see this and it’s scary. Know what to do with it.
38. 🗞 (10 Minutes): RebelEM: “Single Dose Dexamethasone or 5 Days Prednisone for Adult Asthmatics” Website
  • This was a journal club last year actually. What’s your opinion?
39. 🗞 (15 Minutes): PEMCincinnati: “You Don’t Need a Test to Diagnose the Flu” Website
  • We love that RVPCR and rapid flu. But do we need it?
40. 🗞 (20 Minutes): EMOttawa: “Getting it ‘Right”: Pulmonary Hypertension in the Emergency Department” Website
  • Pulmonary Hypertension, be careful who you intubate.
41. 🗞 (20 Minutes): CoreEM: “High-Dose NTG in Acute Pulmonary Edema” Website
  • Important treatment to know. You will confuse some nurses with this so you better know your stuff.
42. 🗞 (20 Minutes): EMCrit: “Large volume thoracentesis: How much can be safely removed” Website
  • How much is too much and how do you know?
43. 🗞 (30 Minutes): emDocs: “ED Evaluation of Community Acquired Pneumonia” Website
  • Simple and case based learning for a very common problem.
44. 🗞 (30 Minutes): RebelEM: “ACEP Clinical Policy on Acute VTE 2018” Website
  • RebelEM’s take on ACEP’s policy. Good review of what is considered  the right way to deal with VTE.
45. 🔊 (45 Minutes): PhemCast: “Tension Pneumothorax” Website.
  • We read about it, we do simulations with it, but you will see it. Make sure you remember how to recognize it and what to do.
46. 🗞 (45 Minutes): EMCrit: “Pulmonary Hypertension and Right Ventricular Failure” Website
  • What to do when pulmonary HTN takes an ugly turn

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The O2 – CO2 Two-Step

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47: 📑 ( 30 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 28 “Noninvasive Airway Management”. (8th Edition: Pages 178-182)
48: 📑 ( 60 Minutes):  Tintinalli’s Chapter 62 “Respiratory Distress”. (8th Edition: Pages 427-435)
49. 🔊 (15 Minutes): RebelEM: “REBEL CAST: Hyperoxia in the Critically Ill” Website.
  • Super sick and hard to oxygenate. Take control
50. 🔊 (20 Minutes): EMCrit: “Controlled Burn for Hypercapneic Encephalopathy” Website.
  • CO2 crazy? How to ventilate some of those problems away (sometimes they’re just crazy too)
51. 🗞 (20 Minutes): RebelEM: “Simplifying Mechanical Ventilation – Part 4: Obstructive Physiology” Website
  • How to ventilate those pulmonary obstructed patients
52. 🗞 (20 Minutes): RebelEM: “Simplifying Mechanical Ventilation – Part 5: Refractory Hypoxemia & APRV” Website
  • APRV is a mode we don’t use very often, but it can save you and the patient. When to use it and why.
53. 🔊 (25 Minutes): RebelEM: “REBEL CAST: Respiratory Failure and NIV” Website.
  • How to fix it without going straight to a tube.
54. 🗞 (30 Minutes): EMCrit: “Mastering the Dark Arts of BiPAP and HFNC” Website.
  • Sometimes it feels like voodoo, other times magic that would make He Who Must Not Be Named jealous. When to use BiPAP or HFNC
55. 🗞 (30 Minutes): EMCrit: “Optimizing the respiratory drive to avoid failure” Website
  • Ventilators are not fire and forget. Make sure you’ve got your settings right.
56. 🗞 (40 Minutes): EMCrit: “How to convert VBG to ABG” Website
  • Approximations based on equations, but still sometimes helpful.

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