Daniel G Dufour

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The most appropriate airway device for use in EMS systems staffed by basic skilled EMTs with (EMT-Ds) or without (EMT-Bs) defibrillation capabilities is still a matter of debate. The purpose of this study was to assess the feasibility, safety and effectiveness of the Esophageal Tracheal Combitube (ETC) when used by EMT-Ds in cardiorespiratory arrest(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To compare the effectiveness of IM administration of methotrimeprazine, a non-narcotic, nonaddicting phenothiazine derivative, with that of a combination of meperidine and dimenhydrinate in the treatment of severe migraine. DESIGN Double-blind, randomized, controlled trial. SETTING University hospital emergency department. PARTICIPANTS(More)
Rapid sequence intubation (RSI) has recently gained wide acceptance among emergency physicians (EP). The debate regarding the safety of neuromuscular blocking (NMB) agents in the hands of EPs nonetheless remains open, as objective studies are few, and all data available so far come from tertiary care centers. This retrospective study was done to review our(More)
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