Cuffed or uncuffed tubes? — Don’t Forget the Bubbles

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Cuffed or uncuffed tubes?, Don’t Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at:http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.17511The debate over uncuffed versus cuffed endotracheal tubes (ETTs) is a long-standing one. In a paper published in Pediatric Anesthesia this week, one paediatric critical care unit has published the results of their experience of introducing cuffed ETTs. Greaney… via… Continue Reading


There and Back Again: An Emergency Medicine Elective in New Zealand — Adventure Medic

Dr Emily Watts / Foundation Doctor / Chesterfield Emily is an FY1 doctor in Chesterfield, after graduating from Nottingham Medical School in 2017. She spent her final weeks of medical school on elective in Rotorua, working in their Emergency Department (ED) and taking advantage of New Zealand’s rich culture and great outdoors. Aotearoa Aotearoa, the… via… Continue Reading


Air Care Series: Burns Management — Taming the SRU

History of Present IllnessAir Care 1 is dispatched for a scene flight involving a young male patient with extensive thermal burn injuries. In addition to his severe burns, the patient was reportedly hypoxic on a non-rebreather mask and tachycardic. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) at the scene reports that there are no known traumatic injuries. The… via… Continue Reading