It was a summer morning. Those where the heat and humidity of the Mediterranean fall you by your back the first thing in the morning.I had an appoinment with him. Antonio, an anaesthetist and ventilation expert but without the prestige of others, although dozens of residents have learned of his mastery. We knew each other and I…
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How’s this for thinking outside the box in the approach to the difficult airway!? Difficult airway algorithms and advanced management options for difficult airways mostly concentrate on getting into the trachea. But what happens if getting into the trachea is …
This is the blog post version of a talk given by Andrew Weatherall (@AndyDW_) at the Paediatric Anaesthesia Congress of South Africa, 2015 held in jacaranda-bedazzled Johannesburg. There were no financial disclosures or conflicts of interest to put out there. When I was first given this topic for it read like this: “Anaesthesia for the Patient […]
OK. So we would like there to be more than one way this site interacts with the big wide world of people providing perioperative care (and sometimes just critical care) for kids. So here’s a go at a podcast. Before getting into it, there are some standard “I’m a rookie” podcast apologies to make: This […]
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A personal story of Cyclone Yasi. This presentation by Dr Sean McManus outlines an exhausting 96 hours. The post Disaster Planning for Dummies appeared first on Intensive Care Network.