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Expanding Neck Hematoma Management

Neck hematomas are a life threatening albeit rare post operative complication of surgeries in the cervical spine and neck (thyroidectomy, carotid endarterectomy, etc.) The...

Awake Fiberoptic Intubation

This month has been riddled with challenging airway situations, so I thought it would be a great opportunity to discuss how I perform awake...

Reinforced Endotracheal Tubes

When I first started my anesthesiology training, I almost always used a reinforced endotracheal tube (ETT) for cases where my patient would be positioned prone for...

DNI Without DNR?

"Do not intubate" (DNI) and "do not resuscitate" (DNR) are two different entities. Often times a tenuous cardiopulmonary status or altered mentation requires securing...

Exchanging Endotracheal Tubes With A Cook Catheter

When exchanging an endotracheal tube (ETT) for a new single lumen tube (SLT) or double lumen tube (DLT), a paramount concern is losing the...

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Harvard critical care and cardiothoracic anesthesia combined clinical fellow seeking to improve medical education and patient safety with technology and quality initiatives. Learn more about me and feel free to drop me a question!