Coming soon to 2016…

Coming soon in 2016 – a road test of second generation LMAs, iLMAs and head-to-head trial of various devices as conduit for fibreoptic intubation (plan B of new Difficult Airway Society  Guidelines – DAS UK) In meanwhile, here’s wishing all readers out there in the FOAMed world a Merry Xmas and Best for New Year. …

Safety in Resus – Use the Whiteboard!

There’s no doubt that for the small rural emergency department, a critically unwell patient can quickly overwhelm available resources.  Like many small rural hospitals in Australia, there is one doctor on call for emergency presentations, with the ward-based nursing staff (two in out location) responsible for ward care, assessment of outpatient attendances as well as …