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Kids airway!

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Best Laid Plans — Songs or Stories

Not that long ago there was a whole post on the redesign of the difficult airway trolley at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead. It was pretty popular, but it was sort of missing (at least) one thing. Dr Andrew Weatherall returns with an update. If you build it they will come. Apparently. And they will all share […]

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The Children’s Wales Air Ambulance

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Big trauma in little kids

The Kids airway

IntroductionWelcome to one of the newest additions to Taming the SRU, a monthly installment of Air Care topics and pointers. Monthly posts will fall under one of four categories:Core Content: includes key knowledge all flight providers should know”Thoughts from the Front Lines” (TFTFL): interviews with experts in the field of flight med”How on Earth do…

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Paediatrics in South Africa

This talk was recorded live on the first day at DFTB17 in Brisbane. If you missed out on 2017 then why not book your leave for 2018 now. Tickets are on sale for the pre-conference workshops as well as the conference itself at http://www.dftb18.com. Kat Evans is an emergency physician working in Mitchell Plains in…

via Paediatrics in South Africa at DFTB17 — Don’t Forget the Bubbles

Unanticipated difficult airway management in children – Open Access article 2018

Unanticipated difficult airway management in children — the consensus statement of the Paediatric Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Section and the Airway Management Section of the Polish Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Therapy

General Awareness

The core job when you reach for general anaesthesia is to provide a general lack of awareness. So what about when it doesn’t work? The person making the coffee sort of has to make the coffee right. I’m pretty sure newsreaders serve the primary function of reading the words about the news. Near as I can […]

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Dr Andrew Weatherall was asked to do a talk

Dr Andrew Weatherall was asked to do a talk covering things from the parent’s perspective when it’s time for bad news. Here is the bibliography. Although often I’d produce the whole talk as a post, I think the crew at Don’t Forget the Bubbles are planning on releasing a recorded version of the talk at some point, […]

via The Tough Talk – The Parent’s Side of a Difficult Conversation — Songs or Stories

Just a little prick

Putting a cannula in kids can be… well, an experience. Dr Andrew Weatherall has a collection of tips and tricks that might just be useful. Cannulas. Little people. Not always a match made in heaven. At the joint I work doing kids’ anaesthesia, we often note that they are the great leveller because it […]

via Just a Prick – Things that Might Just Work with Kids IVs — The Collective

Reboot kids RSI

Respect for the classics doesn’t mean being stuck with them. Here’s a refresher on why you might not want to do RSI like they used to by Dr Andrew Weatherall. This one is a cross post picked up from the paeds anaesthesia site he chips in on, http://www.songsorstories.com Everything in medicine needs the occasional reboot. I mean […]

via Old School/New School – Updating Classic RSI — The Collective

Paediatric intubation

An introduction to mechanical ventilation of the critically ill child

A Weight on the Chest – Anterior Mediastinal Mass — Songs or Stories

There are a few conditions which make the most experienced paeds anaesthetists take a deep breath in. Anterior mediastinal mass is right up there. Here’s a quick trawl through stuff that’s out there by Andrew Weatherall. Imagine this patient. They are 7 years old. They’ve turned up to the emergency department with fevers. Quite high fevers and […]

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Two Tribes? — Don’t Forget the Bubbles

Setting up a conference can be a challenge. When you have a product that you want to to market you have to first know your target audience. We have a broad readership at Don’t Forget The Bubbles and so defining our target audience has been a particular challenge. Readers will know that we aim to…

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