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Course Type: Full-length Course
Duration: 60

Manual or Mechanical Ventilation

Course Description

Airway management and ventilation are some of the most important yet challenging situations faced by EMS. What is the best way to ventilate? What are the advantages of manual and mechanical ventilation? Dr. Gräsner works as an emergency physician for Medical Mass Casualty Incidents in different EMS and the helicopter emergency medical service in Germany. In this course, Dr. Gräsner will discuss how a patient can benefit from mechanical ventilation and talk about different ways to monitor an airway.

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Course Type: Full-length Course

Course Duration: 60 min

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