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PHARM Podcast 157 Oh Cricoid

No intelligent life form was hurt during the taking of this picture ( myself and Nick Chrimes)

No intelligent life form was hurt during the taking of this picture ( myself and Nick Chrimes)

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The Famous Baltimore Airway course coming to Brisbane, January 19-20th 2017!

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The Brisbane Airway Course is based upon the world famous Baltimore course but will have 16 specially prepared cadavers so limited places that will book out fast. Therefore register early!

Online registration here!

Course Description: This 2 day cadaveric workshop teaches practical, effective skills and strategies for adult and paediatric intubation that promote patient safety and increase provider confidence. The course combines an enormous amount of airway imaging with cadavers that have been specially prepared to have normal tissue turgor (not embalmed). The net effect is truly unique, visual, and hands-on, real tissue experience.

Topics will include:  Direct Laryngoscopy  Video Laryngoscopy  Fiberoptic Intubation  Nasotracheal Intubation  Paediatric Intubation  Surgical Airways  Rescue Ventilation Devices such as the Laryngeal Mask Airway

Assisting Faculty : Dr Andrew Brainard of TheSharpEnd and Dr Minh Le Cong of The PHARM (this website!)

 

Brisbane Cadaveric Airway Course, January 2017 with Dr Levitan

 

An exploration of the views of paramedics regarding airway management

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An exploration of the views of paramedics regarding airway management

Prehospital Management of Difficult Airways

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“Hot Potato” – Retrieval of adult patient with airway complications in rural ED

Dr. Karel Habig of Sydney HEMS, leads a global panel in the discussion of the retrieval of patient with a difficult airway in a rural ED. The post “Hot Potato” – Retrieval of adult patient with airway complications in rural ED appeared first on Intensive Care Network.

http://intensivecarenetwork.com/hot-potato-retrieval-adult-patient-airway-complications-rural-ed/

Burns Airway Management by Gatward — Intensive Care Network

Jon Gatward goes through everything you need to know about approaching the airway of a patient with burns. The post Burns Airway Management by Gatward appeared first on Intensive Care Network.

via Burns Airway Management by Gatward — Intensive Care Network

The Dangerous Little Details

A new bit of research is out looking at paediatric intubation in the prehospital and retrieval setting. Picking it up and turning it this way, that way and all around, here’s Dr Andrew Weatherall.  Advanced prehospital practitioners that I’ve met have some pretty common traits. They are pretty comfortable around things that other people might find […]

http://careflightcollective.com/2016/03/13/the-little-details/

Straight Talk about Blades and Kids

Some of the more popular posts on this site have been the ones where we vox pop paediatric anaesthetists for their top tips on a topic. The brief is easy: what are the things you most commonly say to people trying to learn this particular skill. Today’s edition – laryngoscopy. So here is a collection of thoughts […]

http://songsorstories.com/2016/03/04/straight-talk-about-blades-and-kids/

Delayed sequence intubation with ketamine in 2 critically ill children

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Awake flexible optical self intubation

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Drugs for Intubation in Resuscitation? Keep calm and think 200

2015 ASM: Drugs for Intubation in Resuscitation— Greg Treston from ACEM Digital Media on Vimeo.

In less than 24hrs, two online airway videos of same thing!

 

The Critically Ill Airway Course

“What is the Critically Ill Airway course?” you ask. Read this and wonder no more… Multiple skill stations and 12 immersive simulations for critical care practitioners (regardless of specialty) who need to bring airway expertise to the sickest patients.

Source: The Critically Ill Airway Course

Endotracheal tube cuff pressures and tube position in critically injured patients on arrival at a referral centre: Avoidable harm?

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