Emergency Medicine Breve Dulce Talks
Every Breath Brings You Closer to Death: Managing RV Failure and PPV
Patients presenting to the emergency department sometimes require positive pressure ventilation. The risk of death during intubation is generally low however patients with RV dysfunction and pulmonary hypertension are at extremely high-risk of death during the peri-intubation period. In this lecture, Haney Mallemat, MD FAAEM, focuses on the steps a physician can take to minimize the risk of death. This talk was featured at the American Academy of Emergency Medicine’s 22nd Annual Scientific Assembly.