Airway Popups

Just heading home from a whirlwind European trip, ostensibly for the purposes of attending #dasSMACC in Berlin.  I’m proud to have been involved with smacc as speaker, workshop presenter and occasional twitter moderator since inception in Sydney 2013.  It’s cemented itself as the premier conference for critical care and emergency medicine on a global stage …

DasSMACC Ticket Release – 26 October 2016

The world’s best critical care conference is off to Berlin in 2016.  I’ve been lucky enough to attend SMACC events since the origin in Sydney (2013), Gold Coast (2014), Chicago (2015) and Dublin (2016).  KIdocs is proud to be a smacc-affiliated website and maintains that critical illness is an entity not bound by geography – meaning …

Refinements on SALAD Sim

Along with many others, am playing around with various combinations of airway trainer, simulated vomit, pump and suction to develop a self-contained portable SALAD sim (SALAD – suction assisted laryngoscopic airway decontamination) SALAD is of course the brainchild of James DuCanto, Milwaukee airway fanatic and well known to the FOAMed world. Instructions on the SALAD …

2017 #DASsmacc – Critical Care, Everywhere?

A few weeks after the madness that was #smaccDUB and it’s good to see various blogs summarising what the event meant for them (search for #smaccDUB to read the many reports of smacc in Dublin 2016). Rest assured, the smaccTALKS will soon be coming out via smacc.net.au, intensivecarenetwork.com and the smacc-affiliated websites, of which KIDocs.org is …