Guys the May 25th journal club articles are posted on the website. Make sure you read them before then, as the presenters will be asking you questions, or as the Americans say, "pimping!"
The first article is on albumin replacement in sepsis and septic shock. Of course the aim is to restore circulation without causing interstitial fluid edema, which is associated with worse outcomes. Does it work?
The second is on pre-hospital intubation in non-traumatic cardiac arrest (OOHCA). Is is better than using supraglottic devices eg laryngeal masks? Certainly it takes more training and skill to perform endotracheal intubation than insertion of a SGA but does it save lives? We will review the meta-analysis that aimed to answer this question.