the case. a 28 year old male presents to your Emergency Department with a 2-3 week history of increasing neck swelling. He is now spitting out frank purulent discharge from his mouth and reports fevers and night sweats. He reports a rapid increase in neck swelling which is now preventing him from eating a normal diet. His purulent secretions started…
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A collection of different checklist options and ideas emcrit checklist 2.0 2016 pic.twitter.com/kMRbKGQUTD — Yen Chow (@TBayEDguy) December 17, 2016 http://emcrit.org/podcasts/intubation-checklist-2-0/ Airway Chunked Checklist: Resuscitate then Intubate; ABC SLOPES MAP pic.twitter.com/CeUAkT83cj — Yen Chow (@TBayEDguy) May 23, 2016 Intubation checklist version 2016-04-14 pic.twitter.com/S1IUhNGD11 — Yen Chow (@TBayEDguy) April 14, 2016 Try this for […]
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Locations, challenges, options, techniques and evidence behind managing airways in confined spaces and austere places. The post Confined Space Airway Management appeared first on Intensive Care Network.
via Confined Space Airway Management — Intensive Care Network
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 […]
via A Weight on the Chest – Anterior Mediastinal Mass — Songs or Stories
The Brisbane Airway Course is based upon the world famous Baltimore course but will have 16 specially prepared cadavers so limited places that will book out fast. Therefore register early!
Online registration here!
Course Description: This 2 day cadaveric workshop teaches practical, effective skills and strategies for adult and paediatric intubation that promote patient safety and increase provider confidence. The course combines an enormous amount of airway imaging with cadavers that have been specially prepared to have normal tissue turgor (not embalmed). The net effect is truly unique, visual, and hands-on, real tissue experience.
Topics will include: Direct Laryngoscopy Video Laryngoscopy Fiberoptic Intubation Nasotracheal Intubation Paediatric Intubation Surgical Airways Rescue Ventilation Devices such as the Laryngeal Mask Airway
Assisting Faculty : Dr Andrew Brainard of TheSharpEnd and Dr Minh Le Cong of The PHARM (this website!)
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 to capture how […]
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Everyone’s got a theory about what to do in the CICO emergency. Unless the CICO situation is all about kids. Andrew Weatherall goes through a recent review on this arising from the kids’ hospital in Melbourne. If you’ve spent a bit of time online you would have noticed a phenomenon that isn’t particular to medical types but […]
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