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: 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

IRIS Cricoid Pressure Trial & Deimplementation (Journal Club) — Nursing Education Network

Journal Club Article: Birenbaum, A., Hajage, D., Roche, S., Ntouba, A., Eurin, M., Cuvillon, P., … & Menut, R. (2018). Effect of Cricoid Pressure Compared With a Sham Procedure in the Rapid Sequence Induction of Anesthesia: The IRIS Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Surgery. Background: Cricoid pressure or Sellick’s maneuver (first described by Dr. Sellick in… Continue Reading

May the Cricoid Force be with You!

Cricoid force: time to put it to one side? Great editorial and essential reading for all. "The arguments for and against have been covered in a multitude of editorials and reviews but can be summarised in a few lines" 👇 🔓 — Anaesthesia (@Anaes_Journal) December 6, 2018

Cricoid Continues Confounding!

The use of cricoid pressure during RSI by @EMNerd_ — the EMCrit Crew (@emcrit) October 18, 2018 JC: Cricoid Pressure and RSI, do we still need it? St Emlyn’s — Saint Emlyn's (@stemlyns) October 20, 2018 John Hinds' original talk about cricoid pressure from SMACC. — mike hurley (@m1kehurley) October 18,… Continue Reading

JC: Cricoid Pressure and RSI, do we still need it? St Emlyn’s — St.Emlyn’s

St.Emlyn’s – Emergency Medicine #FOAMed This blog reviews the first large randomised controlled trial of cricoid pressure in emergency patients as published in JAMA Surgery, October 2018. Cricoid pressure is controversial. Although it has been taught in anaesthesia practice, since it’s original description by Sellick1, as an essential requirement when performing RSI, the evidence for… via… Continue Reading


The Jim DuCanto experience at The Big Sick. We got our favourite airway big bear over from the states: Jim DuCanto, equal parts mad scientist and airway afficionado. Published paper on CPR, intubation and ventilation under water, or the beeryngoscope … Continue reading → via SALAD, THE DARK SIDE OF AIRWAY MANAGEMENT – TBS18 —