Episode 36 - Induction Death Match
Summary: What causes peri-intubation hypotension and death? Is positive pressure ventilation (PPV) or induction agents the primary contributing factor? Tune in to this special podcast episode where our own Dan "Macho Man" Rauh and Bryan Boone "The Doom" debate this heated topic. (Refereed by yours truly, Mike Boone.) We detail various sympatholytics used for induction, thoracic pressure consequences of PPV, and our ultimate concerns regarding the Rapid Sequence Intubation (RSI) procedure.