February 6, 2019

REBEL Core Cast 4.0 – RSI Cheat Codes

Take Home Points

  1. Bed Up Head Elevated (BUHE) position is a simple intervention that can reduce the rate of intubation-related complications.
  2. The bougie should be considered standard practice in all intubations and has an NNT = 11 for 1st pass success.
  3. Consider using Suction Assisted Laryngoscopy for Airway Decontamination (SALAD) for all intubations to avoid the failed airway due to contamination.

REBEL Core Cast 4.0 – RSI Cheat Codes

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Post Peer Reviewed By: Salim R. Rezaie, MD (Twitter: @srrezaie)

Cite this article as: Anand Swaminathan, "REBEL Core Cast 4.0 – RSI Cheat Codes", REBEL EM blog, February 6, 2019. Available at: https://rebelem.com/rebel-core-cast-4-0-rsi-cheat-codes/.
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Anand Swaminathan

Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at St. Joe's Regional Medical Center (Paterson, NJ)
REBEL EM Associate Editor and Author
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