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Life in the Fast Lane
I'm an intern, and have recently begun transition shifts in which I get first shot at all department intubations. In order to handle situations like the one above, I needed to be prepared.
How did I prepare?
Steve Carroll's straightforward and useful EM Basic podcast on airway management served as a good introduction. Before listening to the podcast, I took screenshots on my iPad of the shownotes, and pasted the pictures into a Penultimate notebook. I wrote my own notes on top of the shownotes while I listened.
To learn more about RSI drugs, I read the EM Lyceum posts on RSI pharmacology. EM Lyceum links you to the primary literature to be able to intelligently form opinions on controversial topics yourself.