Sun, 26 June 2016
We cover a Scancrit post on the Back Up Head Elevated (BUHE) intubation position. This post details a multicenter retrospective observational study by Khandelwal et al in Anesthesia & Analgesia. Intubating with the head elevated (ear to sternal notch) and the back of the bed up reduces complications.
We delve into core content on the esophagus using Rosen’s (8th ed) Chapter 71 and Chapter 77 in Tintinalli (8th ed). We discuss dysphagia, food impaction, and esophagitis.
JEremy Faust and Lauren WEstafer
Direct download: Foamcast_52_Back_up_head_elevated_intubation_-_6-25-16_5.17_PM.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:56am EDT