A little while ago Dr Andrew Weatherall was asked to give a talk on the difficult paediatric airway. The audience was a variety of emergency medicine doctors, nursing staff and allied health staff. He decided to try something dopey – audience participation. It wasn’t recorded so here’s the written version where the aim is toContinue reading “Slaying Different Dragons – A Quest — Songs or Stories”
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Peds Pearls “The Book” giveaway competition
How full can the balloon be?
Ultrasound. Is there anything it can’t do? Well, yes. Lots of things although gastric ultrasound is supposed to be one of the things it does do. Andrew Weatherall has a bit on ultrasounds, guts and the real question: when should we worry about aspiration? I’d like to think I’m pretty welcoming of technology. I amContinue reading “How full can the balloon be?”
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 findContinue reading “The Dangerous Little Details”
If you are talking about things which don’t have a huge amount of evidence but need an answer you try to achieve consensus. Here’s a little thing from Andrew Weatherall (@AndyDW_) on a recent animal wrangling publication on paediatric regional anaesthetic hot topics. Creative people can be inspirational. They can be irritating. They can astonish andContinue reading “Animal Wrangling”
PHARM Christmas 2015 Competition!
Quality Metrics in Neonatal and Pediatric Critical Care Transport: A National Delphi Project.
Revolutionary pediatric #PHARM Quality Metrics work from #AAP, laying the groundwork for @AMPAdocs‘ #GAMUT project: pic.twitter.com/SpsuQgXy0T — Bill Hinckley (@UCAirCareDoc) November 20, 2015 Quality Metrics in Neonatal and Pediatric Critical Care Transport: A National Delphi Project.
Summers Past – A Look Back at Drowning Cases
A quick post on a recent paper from one of the authors, Andrew Weatherall. You can get the full text over here and it might be worth having a quick look at a quick review of a study from the Netherlands that Alan Garner did previously. Every summer, for too many summers, prehospital teams at CareFlightContinue reading “Summers Past – A Look Back at Drowning Cases”
The Podcast Ep 1 – TIVA in Kids
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: ThisContinue reading “The Podcast Ep 1 – TIVA in Kids”
Paediatric Pain and Sedation – Tips to Change Your Practice from #EuSEM15
Blog post version of Natalie May’s talk from #EuSEM15 on paediatric pain and sedation in the emergency department with tips to change your practice. Source: Paediatric Pain and Sedation – Tips to Change Your Practice from #EuSEM15
Fluids and Kids: What Now?
Kath Maitland, the author of the FEAST study, talks about where we go now with fluids in kids, following FEAST Source: Fluids and Kids: What Now?
PeDI Registry: Higher Morbidity and Mortality Rates in Children With Multiple Intubation Attempts
PeDI Registry: Higher Morbidity and Mortality Rates in Children With Multiple Intubation Attempts http://t.co/flI1LsCo9M #anesthesianews — Anesthesiology News (@anesthesianews) July 8, 2015 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js
Revisiting Old Stories About Little Airways
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Successful Tracheal Intubation In Children With Difficult Airways: Seven Secret Techniques Every Anesthesiologist Should Know
Successful Tracheal Intubation In Children With Difficult Airways: 7 Secret Techniques https://t.co/6edgRfURli #anesthesianews — Anesthesiology News (@anesthesianews) August 20, 2015 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js