Syncope, BVM in RSI, and post ROSC Cath Lab activation! Find out more by listening to our Drexel EM Journal Club for April 2019

Welcome to April Journal Club! Today we tackle the question of observing patients in the ED on a monitor after a syncopal episode, BVM ventilation and intubation, and whether to activate the cath lab immediately after ROSC. These issues represent dilemmas we face everyday in the ED and these articles help shed light on practice.

Duration of Electrocardiographic Monitoring of Emergency Department Patients With Syncope

Bag-Mask Ventilation during Tracheal Intubation of Critically Ill Adults

we also talk mention this article from 1970

Rapid induction-intubation for prevention of gastric-content aspiration. Which you can find free here

and finally

Coronary Angiography after Cardiac Arrest without ST-Segment Elevation

Hope you enjoy the podcast – and DON’T THROW OUT THE PEEP VALVE WHEN YOU OPEN A BVM KIT – USE IT!!!!


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