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Sunday, July 9, 2017

Intubation during CPR

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Pulm CCM - July 8, 2017
..."There was serious concern that prioritizing airway and breathing led to inadequate circulation, sacrificing precious brain and other organs' health for the sake of an unneeded advanced airway. The 2015 AHA guidelines (and their European counterparts) further downplayed any advantage of endotracheal intubation over bag-mask ventilation during CPR...

Anyway, don't sacrifice immediacy or quality of chest compressions to intubate during CPR, is what I think this paper (and AHA) are trying to tell us.