Video Laryngoscopy Compared to Augmented Direct Laryngoscopy in Adult Emergency Department Tracheal Intubations: A National Emergency Airway Registry (NEAR) Study

Video Laryngoscopy Compared to Augmented Direct Laryngoscopy in Adult Emergency Department Tracheal Intubations: A National Emergency Airway Registry (NEAR) Study

Methodology: 2/5 Usefulness: 4/5 Brown CA 3rd, et al. Acad Emerg Med. 2020 Feb;27(2):100-108. Question and Methods: This was one the largest prospective, observational, ED-only airway studies to date comparing first-pass success (FPS) rates in “augmented” DL (A-DL)...
Effect of Use of a Bougie vs Endotracheal Tube and Stylet on First-Attempt Intubation Success Among Patients With Difficult Airways Undergoing Emergency Intubation: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Effect of Use of a Bougie vs Endotracheal Tube and Stylet on First-Attempt Intubation Success Among Patients With Difficult Airways Undergoing Emergency Intubation: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Journal Club Summary Methodology Score: 4/5 Usefulness Score: 3/5 Driver BE, et al. JAMA. 2018 May 16. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.6496. Question/Methods: This single-centre, randomized clinical trial enrolled 757 patients to compare first-attempt intubation success...