RESOURCES

Articles:

Articles:

Title: Outcomes With the Use of Bag–Valve–Mask Ventilation During Out‐of‐hospital Cardiac Arrest in the Pragmatic Airway Resuscitation Trial
Publication:  EMS1.com
Date: March 2020
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/acem.13927
Bag–valve–mask‐only ventilation is associated with improved OHCA outcomes. Despite similar rates of ROSC and 72‐hour survival, BVM‐rescue ventilation was associated with improved survival to discharge and neurologically intact survival compared to successful AAM.

Title: How to make your own airway management SALAD simulator
Publication:  EMS1.com
Date: May 15, 2019
https://www.ems1.com/ems-products/education/patient-simulation/articles/393948048-How-to-make-your-own-airway-management-SALAD-simulator/
Guide EMS students to airway management skills mastery by adapting your manikin for suction-assisted laryngoscopic airway decontamination

Title: A Modern Approach to Basic Airway Management
Publication:  JEMS
Date: April 1, 2018
https://www.jems.com/articles/print/volume-43/issue-4/features/a-modern-approach-to-basic-airway-management.html
An article that provides valuable airway management tips.

Title: The Effectiveness and Reduced Cube and Weight of  the Pocket BVM ™ with NuMask® IntraOral Mask  (IOM®)/Oropharangeal Airway (OPA) & O2 Tubing  for Military, Tactical, and Civilian Applications
Publication:  Nu Mask
http://www.numask.com/files/NuMask%20PBVM%20White%20Paper.pdf
A White Paper detailing the advantages of the PBVM over traditional solutions.

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

Infographics:

Title: One-Person Bag Valve Mask (BVM)
Author: Medic Up consulting
Date: January 1, 2020
https://www.microbvm.com/one-person-bag-valve-mask-bvm/

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

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