Should We Pause Compressions to Intubate During CPR?
Routinely pausing chest compressions during cardiac arrest to intubate in the emergency department is not necessary; this is especially true if you have video laryngoscopy and a bougie.
First Attempt Success with Continued versus Paused Chest Compressions During Cardiac Arrest in the Emergency Department. Resuscitation. 2023 Feb 8;109726. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2023.109726. Online ahead of print.