Research Update: Risk Factors for Peri-intubation Mortality, Bedside Screening for Anatomic Difficulty, and Rocuronium Dosing
Dr. Calvin Brown discusses recent research on risk factors associated with peri-intubation mortality, an easy-to-use bedside screening technique for assessing anatomic difficulty using thyromental height, and rocuronium dosing for emergency RSI.
Appropriate Use of High-Flow Nasal Oxygen in Hospitalized Patients
Patricia Kritek, MD
High-flow nasal cannulae generally should be used in hypoxemic patients.
This is the first guideline focused solely on use of high-flow nasal cannulae (HFNC). Recommendations were based on best available evidence as well as patient values and preferences, potential risks and benefits, and cost.