Story 2 – Propofol in RSI: Stable Vs Unstable patient

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So you managed to stop your colleague in Post 1-graded assertiveness from giving Propofol to a shocked patient for RSI. You think now is a good time to tell him why a full dose Propofol was a bad choice. But  his love for milk is intense. Finally you decide to explain it to him with pictures.

The Naughty.Bad.Superb of Propofol

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Inspired by:

Book : Manual of Emergency Airway Management edited by Ron M. Walls, Michael Francis Murphy

Podcast on EMCRIT

Stemlynsblog :ED physicians are not propofol assasins

Cliff Reid: Making things Happen(YouTube link)

Articles

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=reduced+dose+propofol+rsi

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22147144

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25879683

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23661404

 

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