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Randomized controlled studies in airway topics… how common are they?

Posted: Jan 12th, 2010 •• Category: Education, Intubation, Techniques, Uncategorized

Despite some considering the airway as “the cornerstone of anesthesia” if one looks closely, the amount of RCS on the subject, actually are very, very rare. Doing studies on the airway is perhaps inherently difficult because the stakes of things going the wrong way are basically too high. The majority of the literature or information […]

Interesting and Timely topic

Posted: Dec 22nd, 2009 •• Category: Education, Intubation, Techniques, VideoLaryngoscopy

The judge gave the verdict of… guilty. We are not currently doing this and I somewhat agree with the author. It would be interesting to see if you think we should and the issue of how, naturally comes to mind. Look forward to your comments. Glidescope letter

To further add to the complexity of airway management in OB patients

Posted: Oct 22nd, 2009 •• Category: Education, Intubation, Techniques

The difficulties, morbidity and mortality associated with airway management and obstetrics, lead to a culture shift, and regional anesthesia and specifically neuro-axial blocks are very often used to provide anesthesia in this patient population. This brings an interesting question.How to maintain skills, gain experience and train residents in the dying art of GA in obstetrics? […]

The importance of timely and adequate intubation

Posted: Mar 24th, 2009 •• Category: Intubation

This is one of the best articles regarding the importance of adequate and timely intubation; it also deals with concerns about repetitive unsuccessful attempts. Read on, and send me your comments. Emergency Intubation