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The ENDAO Trial: Is Apneic Oxygenation a Futile Intervention in ED RSI?

Background: One of the most feared complications associated with rapid sequence intubation (RSI) is hypoxemia ultimately leading to cardiac arrest.  The FELLOW Trial, a recent randomized controlled trial demonstrated no difference in hypoxemia rates between patients that received apneic oxygenation …

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Apneic Oxygenation (ApOx): A Review of the Evidence in Critical Care & Emergency Medicine

Background: Apneic oxygenation (ApOx) is the passive flow of oxygen into the alveoli during apnea.  This passive movement occurs due to the differential rate between alveolar oxygen absorption and carbon dioxide excretion producing a mass flow of gas from the …

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Apneic Oxygenation (ApOx): A Review of the Evidence in Critical Care & Emergency Medicine

Background: Apneic oxygenation (ApOx) is the passive flow of oxygen into the alveoli during apnea.  This passive movement occurs due to the differential rate between alveolar oxygen absorption and carbon dioxide excretion producing a mass flow of gas from the …

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Resuscitation

REBEL Cast Episode 25: Is Apneic Oxygenation Overhyped with Scott Weingart

Welcome back to the April 2016 edition of REBELCast. For this episode I was lucky enough to get Scott Weingart on the show to talk to us about all things Apneic Oxygenation (ApOx). ApOx is a concept that has been around for …

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Should we be Using Apneic Oxygenation (ApOx) in the ED?

Background: Tracheal intubation is a procedure that is often performed in the ED on patients in critical condition. Because of this, there is the potential for complications such as hypoxemia, hypotension, dysrhythmias, aspiration, and cardiac arrest. Apneic Oxygenation (ApOx) is …

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