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Posts from the ‘Emergency anaesthesia’ Category

Sharing and Skinning Furry Things — Songs or Stories

If people giving anaesthetics are still using a bunch of different techniques, it’s fair to assume that all those options have their own pros and cons. You could argue that’s true for most of anaesthesia but this post is going to look at one situation and one option: airway endoscopy and spontaneous breathing. It’s by Andrew Weatherall Sharing […]

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When Seconds Count… Trauma Physician Anesthesiologists Save Lives

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Propofol (is not ketamine) tribute

 

Hitler anaesthesia parody

LIGNOCAINE not Lidocaine

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Does Roc Rock?

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Does Sux really Suck?

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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 am […]

http://songsorstories.com/2016/03/21/how-full-can-the-balloon-be/

Junior doctors in anaesthesia – the canary in the coal mine?

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ANZCA Acute Pain management: Scientific Evidence 2015

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Kudos to ANZCA for publishing this excellent open access resource on acute pain management . It has a prehospital analgesia chapter that is a must read!

Capturing the Perfect Pose

Andrew Weatherall shares a bit on considerations when helping people take pictures right the first time.  Anaesthetists spend a lot of time thinking about tweaking the perfect anaesthetic. Thinking and talking. Obsessing over the perfect wakeup, debating how to deliver the perfect neuroanaesthetic or talking up looking after the cardiac kiddies. So why are there things that […]

http://songsorstories.com/2015/12/26/capturing-the-perfect-pose/

Animal Wrangling

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 and […]

http://songsorstories.com/2015/12/14/animal-wrangling/

Australian Anaesthesia 2015 – ANZCA Blue Book

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Synchrony or adicction, by Carles Calaf

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…

http://www.humanizingintensivecare.com/2015/11/synchrony-or-adicction-by-carles-calaf.html

Absorption Atelectasis by Dr Ian McPhee

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