Don’t step on the tube!!

*True story behind the title... Use your imagination; rookie, code, view the airway, tube.. tube... yo man! you are stepping on the tube!* I am a huge advocate for prehospital intubation. Though, I do strongly believe in good equipment, drugs, lots of practice (more than just simulators) and fail-safe options (iGel, etc). Every service has … Continue reading Don’t step on the tube!!

In memory of the dopamine bird…

I don't know how it is in other service areas, but my service is unable to obtain ANY dopamine... what-so-ever! I'm not sure if it is a manufacture problem (think back to 2010 when a huge company of our ACLS drugs changed to erectile dysfunction pills over night). Or maybe our hospitals are having an … Continue reading In memory of the dopamine bird…