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Initially meant to improve survival and bridge patients in the outpatient setting from their diagnosis of heart failure to donor transplantation, mechanical assistance of the left ventricle has evolve
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Noninvasive positive pressure ventilation (NPPV) is the delivery of ventilatory support and positive pressure into the lungs without the need for an invasive endotracheal or tracheostomy tube. This su
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The bag-valve-mask (BVM) is ubiquitous and highly utilized in all fields of emergency care. Yet despite its seemingly intuitive operation and perceived simplicity, the BVM is an overlooked and misunde
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Tracheostomies are a common surgical procedure for long-term airway management that involves creating a permanent connection between the anterior neck and trachea. Complications occur in up to 50% of
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The EMRA Critical Care Committee presents an arterial line primer as part of its Critical Care Devices series. Follow this series for insight and troubleshooting guidance for devices and procedures th