2020 Airway Article of the Year Announced

Airway Management Education Center, the creators of The Difficult Airway Course™, hosted the ninth annual “Airway Article of the Year” award show as a live webinar on December 17, 2020.  Webinar host, Calvin Brown III, MD presented three articles as finalists.  The nominees were selected from among all the articles... Read more..

Research Update: Ketamine, Preoxygenation, and Intubation Boxes for use with COVID-19 Patients

Dr. Calvin Brown discusses recent research on ketamine, preoxygenation, and the use of aerosol barrier boxes for use during intubation of COVID-19 patients. Read more..

2020 Airway Article of the Year Award Show

Calvin A. Brown III, MD presents three nominees for "2020 Airway Article of the Year."  The nominated articles were chosen from among those featured in the 2020 Quarterly Airway Research Updates.  Dr. Brown discusses the merits of each article and the audience votes for the "Airway Article of the Year." Read more..

Lower Levels of Positive End-Expiratory Pressure Didn’t Harm Patients Without Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Patricia Kritek, MD   PEEP of ≤5 cm H2O and PEEP of 8 cm H2O resulted in similar outcomes.   Low tidal volume ventilation, often with high levels of positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP), is the standard of care for patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). Clinicians commonly adopt the same approach to support... Read more..