Helmet Noninvasive Ventilation Helped Patients with COVID-19 Avoid Intubation

Patricia Kritek, MD   Researchers found no difference in mortality or days free of respiratory support but less need for invasive ventilation.   Patients with hypoxemic respiratory failure are treated with supplemental oxygen, often high flow, with progression to invasive ventilation if hypoxemia worsens. Whether some patients could be supported with noninvasive ventilation (NIV)... Read more..

Research Update: The Unstable Patient, COVID Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure, and Videolarygoscopy

Dr. Calvin Brown discusses recent research on airway management in the unstable patient, COVID hypoxemic respiratory failure in the ED and which MAC (SG) videolaryngoscopy is best. Read more..