Category Equipment
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Intraosseous access

Intraosseous (IO) access can be obtained using manual or drill-inserted devices for insertion of specialised needles; IO access uses the medullary space as a non collapsible entry point into the systemic venous system
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Humidification

With normal nasal breathing the temperature in the upper trachea is between 30°C and 33°C, with a relative humidity of approximately 98%, providing a water content of 33 mg/L
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Glidescope

Glidescope: difficult intubation management. Fibreoptic camera on end or laryngoscope blade + high resolution video monitor
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Defibrillators

Defibrillator: application of an electrical current across the heart to convert VF/VT -> sinus rhythm