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Rescue Airway Techniques

Charles Brault c_brault at yahoo.com
Thu Apr 6 16:22:10 BST 2006

stefmazur at ausdoctors.net wrote:

What is the evidence that shows having an ET tube placed pre-hospital saves these patients "significant mortality and morbidity"?
  DEH ! ! !
  The same evidence that dives Your practice ! ! ?
  What do you fail to understand ?
  Carry out your own very scientific experiment
  Next time you are going to intubate a patient
  Wait at least 20 minutes
  Maybe 30, 40
  What ! ?
  It would be unethical ! ? ? ?
  You ethics committee only operate within the confines of the Hospital ? ?? 
  All I can say is that 
  With some Pts, you can very well get away with it
  It's going to be good science
  But as your PEERS would have it
  (Wich you suggest that paramedics do)
  As for your other scientific Pts
  It's going to be to L with Science...
  What you have to established
  His intubation profeciency (Independant of prof. Snobery)
  That's all
  The rest is geography
  Not Medicine
  Undisputable Fact : Some Paramedics are worse intubators than some doctors
  Read : All doctors are not better intubator than ALL paramedics
  The sooner we properly credentialise people the better it is going to be for the Pt


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