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Common emergency procedures 

Common emergency procedures
Common emergency procedures

Martin Beed

, Richard Sherman

, and Ravi Mahajan

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date: 26 May 2019

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Rapid sequence intubation

Laryngeal mask airway insertion

Needle cricothyroidotomy

Needle thoracocentesis

Intercostal chest drain insertion

Arterial line insertion

Central venous access

Intravenous cutdown

Intraosseous access

External pacing


Fibreoptic bronchoscopy

Intra-abdominal pressure measurement

Lumbar puncture

Sengstaken–Blakemore tube insertion

Prone positioning

Intrahospital transfer (e.g. to ICU or to CT scan)....

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