“Here is a checklist….run the code.”

by Darin Abbey Prior to flight, as the story goes the team in airplane cockpits employ the crew resource management strategy of “the sterile cockpit.” As I understand this practice, once established, the team in the cockpit can only [ … ] Read More

O2 ACS and Unlearning

by Darin Abbey THE CASE There you are in your clinical arena when a patient presents with chest pain. Aspirin is administered, labs are drawn and an ECG is obtained which shows no time sensitive findings. Bedside monitoring is [ … ] Read More

CPR: What to Strive For?

by Darin Abbey I remember when we used to talk about providing CPR to our cardiac arrest patients. Then it became clear that we were not doing it well enough and so the industry started to refer to the [ … ] Read More