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Open Cricothyrotomy in Many Different Flavors

Ok, Ok, I promise this is the last airway episode for at least a little while. I am perhaps a bit obsessed. Had this show in the works for a while. The cric is the last barrier between a failed airway and death. EM docs need to be able to perform this procedure without hesitation. This requires training and practice until you can perform the procedure in < 30 seconds literally with your eyes closed!

In EMCrit Podcast # 24, we discuss numerous ways to perform an open cricothyrotomy including interviews and videos from Darren Braude and Seth Manoach.

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