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Coda Change

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

Jenny Beck-Esmay, Dara Kass and Stacey Poznanski tell the story of FemInEM and celebrate women in Emergency Medicine.

Jenny shares the story of Casey Drawert, a doctor who was tragically shot to death by her husband. This incident opened the discussion regarding how common domestic violence in physician relationships...