PHARM Podcast 010 – Emergency Airway 101 with Dr Jim Du Canto
A special treat for those passionate about emergency airway management! Dr James Du Canto is an anaesthesiologist with a keen interest bordering on obsession with management of the difficult airway
We talked for a whole hour on this topic of emergency airway skills and techniques and could have kept going but we want our listeners to enjoy and learn rather than feeling lectured at.
WATCH OUT FOR UPCOMING VIDEO EPISODES BY JIM,ON EMCRIT AND THIS BLOG WHERE HE DEMONSTRATES HIS AIRWAY CONCEPTS AND TECHNIQUES
What are the things we covered?
-primacy of ventilation and oxygenation as a core airway skill
-Jim’s take on nasal cannula apnoeic oxygenation
-Supraglottic airway devices and their role in difficult airways
-Novel hybrid techniques of intubation via supgraglottic airways like the King LT or ILA
-The role of suxamethonium in current emergency airway management
-The role intubation without paralytics in critical care and emergency medicine
-Hypothetical case of acute angioedema
Now on to the Podcast
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