Apr 30, 2017
Airway management is a fundamental responsibility and skill of all
involved e.g. emergency physicians , anaesthetists and critical
care physicians. We need airway algorithms because there is still
severe morbidity and mortality related to airway management. (NAP 4
study, ASA Closed claims series)
The 2015 Difficult...
Apr 25, 2017
In the past two decades, airway management has been revolutionized by the development of video laryngoscopy, hyperangulated blade geometry, optical stylets, laryngeal masks, and a host of advances in airway pharmacology and technique. The core skill of airway management, however, remains laryngoscopy, whether or not...
Apr 24, 2017
Delivering a presentation is a skill like any other yet few folk are actually develop this skill they merely copy those they observe and reach the same level of mediocrity. There is more to a presentation than your slides. The p cubed concept gives an understanding of presentation design that will change...
Apr 24, 2017
Musical genius Suman Biswas (@amateursuman) gave one of the most
popular talks at SMACCDUB: A Prick with a Needle. The Anaesthetist
from London, probably more famous for his satirical songwriting
career, gives a poignant talk about communication.
Punctuated with some classic songs and delivered with his stand-up comic...
Apr 23, 2017
We accept that knowledge translation is critical to the practice of emergency medicine, yet when it comes to the practice of BEING an emergency physician, we do always practice evidence-based medicine. We realized that the experiences of many female emergency physicians were similar but not shared, so we created an...