Evan McMurray, MD

Residency: Mount Sinai Morningside-West
Medical school: Wake Forest University School of Medicine

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
Critical Care Alert: The PREPARE II trial investigated whether a fluid bolus would impact cardiovascular collapse in critically ill patients undergoing intubation.
The emergent airway is central to emergency medicine. And a new study explores medications central to emergency endotracheal intubation. Which is better: etomidate or ketamine?
One study showed short-term benefit to using vasopressin and methylprednisolone in patients who experience in-hospital cardiac arrest. But study limitations mean further examination is needed before a
Managing critically ill patients with cardiogenic shock often includes a decision between two inotropes: dobutamine and milrinone. Is there evidence to inform that choice?