RESOURCES

Articles:

Title: Prehospital Ventilation is in the Bag with Proper Technique and Appreciation
Publication: JEMS
Date: March 1, 2017
http://www.jems.com/articles/print/volume-42/issue-3/departments-columns/from-the-editor/prehospital-ventilation-is-in-the-bag-with-proper-technique-and-appreciation.html
An article by A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P, Editor in Chief, JEMS, that includes references to the Pocket BVM.

Title: 100 Year old thinking – Squirrels and Dogs CPR
Publication: LinkedIn
Date: May 22, 2016
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/100-year-old-thinking-squirrels-dogs-cpr-halliwell-msc-paramedic
An article by David Halliwell raising questions about the way CPR has developed over the years, with a fascinating video documenting the progress of the various techniques.

How to improve your bag-valve mask technique
Publication: EMS1
March 2, 2015
http://www.ems1.com/airway-management/articles/2115828-How-to-improve-your-bag-valve-mask-technique/

Title: The BVM Effect: An Overview of Studies Assessing Airway Management in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
Publication: JEMS
Date: October 2015
http://www.jems.com/articles/print/volume-40/issue-10/features/the-bvm-effect-an-overview-of-studies-assessing-airway-management-in-out-of-hospital-cardiac-arrest.html

Videos:

Title: EMT Skills: Bag-Valve-Mask (BVM) Ventilation
Author: EMTprep.com
Date: June 21, 2014
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O3StYjvfjUo

Title: BAG MASK VENTILATION – Positive-Pressure Ventilation
Author: Dr. Garberf Saied Mabarak
Date: October 5, 2010
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GDVz-WepIIg

Conferences:

EMS TODAY

http://www.emstoday.com/event-information.html

TRAUMA CARE

http://www.traumacare.org.uk/conference

SOMSA

http://www.specialoperationsmedicine.org/Pages/exhibitorssponsors.aspx

ENA

http://www.specialoperationsmedicine.org/Pages/exhibitorssponsors.aspx

Associations:

The Committee for Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (C-TECC)
http://www.c-tecc.org/
The Committee for Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (C-TECC) was convened to speed the transition of military medical lessons learned from the battlefield to civilian medical response to high risk situations.

Trauma Monkeys
http://www.traumamonkeys.com
An informative site where Medics and First Responders can share and learn from each other’s experiences.

Tango Mike TM
http://www.tangomiketm.com/
A site dedicated to sourcing relevant materials to inform, educate and entertain an audience with an interest in Tactical and Austere Medicine