A few medical bits and pieces from around the net. This time on chest drains and intercostal arteries, and on predicting futile resuscitation.

So you thought anatomy 101 had you sorted for doing pleura drainage and inserting chest tubes? Think again:
“Intercostal antidote to hubris” – Life in the Fast Lane

Best predictor for futile resuscitation in cardiac arrest? Heart standstill on ultrasound:
“Prehospital echo predicts arrest outcome” – Resus.Me

We’ll occasionally be linking to other blog finds to keep track of them ourselves. We might also have found something you missed.

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