Mads Astvad


About Mads Astvad

Scandinavian anaesthetist. PHARM, ED, OR, ICU. Special interest in wee patients.

Hemodynamics during mechanical CPR

Tailored or targeted CPR and resuscitation is a concept with a lot of traction currently. In this talk from The Big Sick in Zermatt in 2018, Per details insights from his research that cautions us when choosing targets to titrate to.


Surviving out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Hear from Richard Lyon how dismal outcomes in the cardiac arrest population in Scotland were dramatically improved not by singular fancy technology, but by a system’s approach with attention to every detail.


Exsanguinating trauma – from CPR to EPR

Samuel Tisherman, at The Big Sick 2018 in Zermatt, talks about deep hypothermia as a temporizing means in otherwise refractory traumatic cardiac arrest patients.


Cliff Reid – Training HEMS teams

Cliff Reid is known to most people in prehospital and emergency medicine. Here’s 10 lessons from his many years developing the outstanding team training for the Greater Sydney Area HEMS service.


The Big Sick 2018

Landing page for all of the talks from The Big Sick conference in Zermatt, Schwitzerland, february 2018.


Akut aortasyndrom

Morten Smerup med thoraxkirurgens tilgang til akut aortasyndrom (aortadissektion)


Magic oxygen

Olav Schjørring giver en opdatering på best evidence i forhold til iltnings-mål ved sepsis