Author: Mathieu McKinnon


  • Mathieu McKinnon

    Dr. Mathieu McKinnon is an Emergency Medicine Resident in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Ottawa. He is a Junior Editor for the EMOttawaBlog. His interests include resuscitation, procedural skills and airway management.

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Airway, Anesthesiology, Critical Care, emergency, Featured, Grand Round Summaries, Respirology, Resuscitation

Trust No One, Believe Nothing, Pre-Oxygenation is Key

Your patients need you to start rethinking what you know about pre-oxygenation. The peri-intubation period is a physiologically hazardous time; when we feel for... Read more.
cardiac arrest, Cardiology, emergency, Featured, Grand Round Summaries, Infectious Disease, Infectious Disease, Radiology, Surgery, Thrombosis, Trauma, Ultrasound

Probing 2023: PoCUS Articles to Change Your Practice

Point-of-care ultrasound (PoCUS) is becoming a cornerstone tool in our assessment of patient presentations and is helping us guide our clinical management. This... Read more.
Critical Care, emergency, Featured, Gastroenterology, Grand Round Summaries, Surgery, Thrombosis

Liver Let Die? Approach to Splanchnic Vein Thrombosis & Shock Liver

When working up your patient, how often do you think of problems related to the hepatic venous system? Have you suppressed those memories of time spent over you... Read more.