Episode 4: Aspiration, RSI, and Cricoid Pressure Controversies
Oct 01, 2019
In this episode of the APEX Live Anesthesia Podcast we talk about the effort that goes into identifying and preventing aspiration and the controversies that surround RSI and cricoid pressure. We take a look at past research and opinions that have shaped the way we manage the prevention of aspiration, and what current research and opinion tells us now.
What You'll Learn
- What is the history of aspiration prophylaxis?
- What are risk factors for aspiration?
- What does current evidence and opinion say about the administration of prophylactic medication for aspiration?
- Should ventilation be performed during rapid sequence induction?
Is cricoid pressure really effective?
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