Episode 38: REBOA

Episode 38: REBOA

Does absence of evidence indicate evidence of absence? Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occulsion of the Aorta (REBOA) is a hot topic in prehospital care, especially with London’s Air Ambulance using it in the field.

What does it require? Are we ready for this? And what’s the benefit to the patient?

We break it down for you in this episode…and you’ll be surprised!

London HEMS can be found at:

https://www.londonsairambulance.org.uk

Paris SAMU is another program you should look at:

https://www.jems.com/articles/print/volume-42/issue-12/features/how-physicians-perform-prehospital-ecmo-on-the-streets-of-paris.html

The Knick was a cable series about turn of the century medicine:

https://www.cinemax.com/the-knick

Original Journal of Surgery paper on REBOA:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6249899/

REBOA at the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29190256

The latest study on REBOA:

https://journals.lww.com/jtrauma/Citation/2016/09000/The_AAST_AORTA_registry_and_data_on_REBOA.33.aspx


Episode 39: The National Registry

Episode 39: The National Registry

SPECIAL EPISODE-RECAP of the EMS/MD1 Fellowship Conference!

SPECIAL EPISODE-RECAP of the EMS/MD1 Fellowship Conference!