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RSIPodcast - Episode 28 - Meet Austin Brook

Mike is joined by FOAMfrat's own Austin Brook. We hope you enjoy getting to know him a bit better. Please keep your questions coming! If your question wasn't answered this time we haven't forgotten you, don't worry. The die hard fans can also find us on YouTube with video!

1) Hey, I am new to the flight world, less than a 1yr of experience and I had an interesting case that I wanted to pick y'alls brain on. 60s male, dx with COVID, intubated 10hrs prior to flight crew with Roc and Etomidate. Post RSI patient was placed on 4mg/hr versed, 50mcg/hr fentanyl and then placed on a vecuronium because the patient was fighting the vent/tube. We ended up picking this patient up from another flight crew who had maintained all the rural hospitals drips and vent settings. Vent settings: TV 350, rate 30, fio2 100%, PEEP of 10. PIP and Pplats where less than 30. However patient was hypertensive, tachycardic and hypercarbic to the 60s. I guess most people's initial though would be to increase rate to blow off more Etco2, I just felt like that rate was super high for this patient. The othe