Category Procedure

Own the Wound!

Own the wound is a collection of videos on wound care created by Michelle Lin the guru behind Academic Life in Emergency Medicine.
Spaso Miljesic Croatian, Nurse Specialist 340

Spaso technique

Spaso Miljesic (1946 - ) Croatian, Nurse Specialist. Famous for the 'Spaso technique' for the reduction of shoulder dislocations described in 1998.
Everything ECMO

Everything ECMO

In specialist centres, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is a now a mainstay of the management of cardio/respiratory failure refractory to other measures. However, much of the clinical information required to care for ECMO patients at the bedside remains inaccessible to…

CCC Critical Care compendium 340


This is the LITFL CCC master page for tracheostomy — follow the links for further discussion of the following:
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Procedures and Coagulopathy

Procedures and Coagulopathy: many procedures are contra-indicated in the presence of coagulopathy; the degree of acceptable coagulopathy for different procedures is controversial
CCC Critical Care compendium 340


Pericardiocentesis: procedure used to remove pericardial effusion by needle aspiration; treatment of pericardial effusion and/or tamponade

General Preparation for Procedures

Prepare yourself Familiarise yourself with the procedure, including the indications, contraindications, technique with anatomical landmarks, and the potential complications. Never perform a procedure unless you have first observed. that procedure being performed, and then performed the procedure at least once…

Ultrasound cases top 100 340

Ultrasound Case 077

Ultrasound guided peripheral intravenous cannula placement. Out-of-plane technique for PIV cannula placement.