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@codebluenursey @resuscitology Totally agree. Loved receiving mine.

I have shamelessly stolen the idea for teaching sessions and courses I give now! Low cost and great impact.

Received my @resuscitology postcard back and today I read it again..

Can we do this more often? There’s something wonderful about writing the little reminders you need on self development and getting it a few months later as a check up!

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) • LITFL

UPDATED with new ANZ guidelines and new literature ranging from neuro complications to cardiac arrest, and more!

#covid #covid19 #covid-19 #foamcovid #FOAMcc #FOAMed https://litfl.com/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19/

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) • LITFL

Bumper Critical Care Compendium entry, from an ANZ #critcare perspective

#covid19 #covid-19 #foamed #foamcc #foamcovid https://litfl.com/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19/

I think some of the #COVID post-intubation hypotension seen might be because patients are dry on presentation and have compliant lungs. More of the peep transmits to the circulation when lungs are compliant, so bigger than expected decrease in venous return. #COVID-19

Now seems a good time to post out our spaces repetition learning postcards to all who attended @resuscitology in Manchester last year.

Lots of great ideas very relevant to the situation with #covid19

COVID-19 - INTENSIVE

This collection of resources from the ⁦@intensiveblog⁩ ICU team at ⁦@AlfredHealth⁩ is really shaping up! Please share widely.

#FOAMed #FOAMcc #FOAMcovid #COVID #covid19 #covid_19 https://intensiveblog.com/covid-19/

3D printed connector to allow filter to be inserted into portable suction unit. One of many solutions from the amazing brain of @karelhabig https://twitter.com/cjmdenny/status/1245123847403130882

Curious what we are up to at Sydney Hems? Here is a glimpse on our website. Busily training our teams and planning for supporting the people of NSW through this pandemic. https://sydneyhems.com/covid-19-resources/

COVID-19 precautions during Code Blue on the wards - Alfred ICU guideline - INTENSIVE

#covid19 #foamed #FOAMcc https://intensiveblog.com/covid-19-precautions-during-code-blue-on-the-wards-alfred-icu-guideline/

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Intubation of #COVID19 Patients

We are sharing our resources in the hope that some of the ideas and processes will be of use to other units who don’t yet have systems fully in place.

**Please read the rest of the thread first**

Endorsed by @anzics
@CICMANZ @acemonline
Australian Society of Anaesthetists (ASA), NZ Society of Anaesthetists (NZSA),
Australian College of Perianaesthesia Nurses (ACPAN),
NZ Anaesthetic Technicians' Society (NZATS),
Western Australia Airway Group (WAAG) #FOAMed #covid19 https://twitter.com/SafeAirway/status/1239458227550470145

All Resuscitology courses are on hold for now due to the pandemic.

We need to limit spread, and be there to support our teams and serve our communities.

We apologise for the inconvenience.

Soiled airway fun - @karelhabig teaches the @SydneyHEMS approach including the SALAD technique by @jducanto at our first Resuscitology course

Join us for one or two days in Manly next month 7-8 April

http://Resuscitology.com

Resuscitology UK Registration is on hold for now. If things change for the better, we will run the course. Impossible to predict how things will be in May but appropriate to be cautious.

Australian events going ahead. Being optimistic but realistic regarding UK.

Learning, connection, and positive change

https://litfl.com/resuscitology-learning-connection-and-positive-change/

In asphyxial cardiac arrest,ETCO2 higher than arrest from primary cardiac origin.During resp. arrest pulm. blood flow will cont. for some time prior to cardiac standstill +hence CO2 will cont. to be delivered to lungs, incr. alv. CO2 + hence initial ETCO2. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC374361/

There is correlation between ETCO2 and degree of heart cavity compression during CPR as measured by TTE. Consider recording subcostal video loop during CPR to check piston position/manual hand placement is compressing heart adequately. https://ccforum.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13054-019-2607-2

ETCO2 monitoring trends in awake/ventilated patient with cardiac tamponade undergoing pericardiocentesis under drapes is a good indicator of perfusion when automated oscillometric manometry is not reliable in extreme hypotension.

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