The Big Sick 2020

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References for my talk at The Big Sick 2020 in Zermatt, Switzerland
Please reach out with any questions, comments, or personal experiences!
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Our open-access paper discussing common airway techniques using ketamine, including ketamine-only breathing intubation:

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References and Resources
(Video of KOBI and blog from Reuben Strayer)

Bernstein JA, Cremonesi P, Hoffmann TK, Hollingsworth J. Angioedema in the emergency department: a practical guide to differential diagnosis and management. Int J Emerg Med. 2017;10(1):15. doi:10.1186/s12245-017-0141-z

Cook TM and MacDougall-Davis SR. Complications and failure of airway management. Br J Anaesth. 2012;109:i68-i85. doi: 10.1093/bja/aes393.

Green SM, Roback MG, Krauss B, et al. Emergency Department Ketamine Meta-Analysis Study Group. Predictors of airway and respiratory adverse events with ketamine sedation in the emergency department: an individual-patient data meta-analysis of 8,282 children. Ann Emerg Med. 2009 Aug;54(2):158-68.e1-4.
doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2008.12.011.

Heffner AC, Swords DS, Neale MN, et al. Incidence and factors associated with cardiac arrest complicating emergency airway management. Resuscitation. 2013;84(11):1500-1504. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2013.07.022.

Ko BS, Ahn R, Ryoo SM, et al. Prevalence and outcomes of endotracheal intubation–related cardiac arrest in the ED. Am J Emerg Med. 2015;33(11):1642-1645.
doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2015.07.083

Kovacs G and Law A. Airway Management in Emergencies: The Infinity Edition.; 2018.

Joly LM, Benhamou D. Ventilation during total intravenous anaesthesia with ketamine. Can J Anaesth. 1994 Mar;41(3):227-31. doi:

Melendez E, Bachur R. Serious adverse events during procedural sedation with ketamine. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2009 May;25(5):325-8.
doi: 10.1097/PEC.0b013e3181a341e0.

Mort TC. Complications of Emergency Tracheal Intubation: Hemodynamic Alterations – Part I. J Intensive Care Med. 2007;22(3):157-165. doi:10.1177/0885066607299525

Mosier, J. M. (2019). Physiologically difficult airway in critically ill patients: winning the race between haemoglobin desaturation and tracheal intubation. British Journal of Anaesthesia. doi:10.1016/j.bja.2019.12.001

Strayer RJ, Nelson LS. Adverse events associated with ketamine for procedural
sedation in adults. Am J Emerg Med. 2008 Nov;26(9):985-1028. doi:
10.1016/j.ajem.2007.12.005. Review. Erratum in: Am J Emerg Med. 2009
May;27(4):512. doi:10.1016/j.ajem.2007.12.005.

Weingart SD and Levitan RM. Preoxygenation and Prevention of Desaturation During Emergency Airway Management. Ann Emerg Med. 2012;59(3):165-175.e1.

Weingart SD, Seth Trueger N, Wong N, et al. Delayed sequence intubation: A prospective observational study. Ann Emerg Med. 2015;65(4):349-355.

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