Filling the Gap — Songs or Stories

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 medicalContinue reading “Filling the Gap — Songs or Stories”

CICO Trainer for under $5 — KI Doc

The dreaded ‘cannot intubate, cannot oxygenate’ scenario is one which most clinicians will never encounter. In elective anaesthesia, the CICO rate has been described by Cook & Macdougall as 1/5000 in elective cases, proceeding to emergency surgical airway in 1/50,000 (a more recent study from Japan describes CICO as 1/32,000 – either way, a rareContinue reading “CICO Trainer for under $5 — KI Doc”

New CICV algorithim for children 1-8yo by DAS and APA

New CICV algo by DAS/APA. Ideally defer ENT. Whether you use SFB or cric-kit, mental & physical walk-thru/prep vital. — Jon McCormack (@jonmcck) August 21, 2015 // Note the advice for needle cricothyroidotomy