Monthly Archives: March 2014

Cutting throats with AmboFOAM

I spent a productive day today at work doing some arts and crafts in between calls.  Specifically I tried to recreate the training larynx I played with at the SMACC Gold airway workshop. I think these were made by Scott … Continue reading

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Another Pre-hospital Airway Registry Publication

I had another paper brought to my attention tonight by a fellow #FOAMed tweep:  Airway management and out of hospital cardiac arrest outcome in the CARES registry (ePub ahead of print) in Resuscitation (1) I’ve flicked through the paper reasonably quickly, … Continue reading

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SMACCed Over.

I’m a little slow out of the gates this year, with pretty much everyone else having their SMACCGold dissections up within minutes of the conference ending.  I thought I would take a considered approach and turn out an epic review, … Continue reading

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Pure Gold – the SMACC Experience

Originally posted on Nomadic GP:
There were fire twirlers and tribal drummers. Confetti rained down on khaki-clad heroes to the rapturous applause of a live audience. No, this wasn’t the epic grand-finale of a reality TV show. It was the…

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SMACCGOLD Airway workshop

Originally posted on Prehospital and Retrieval Medicine – THE PHARM dedicated to the memory of Dr John Hinds:
Chrimes and I demonstrate cricoid pressure and laryngeal handshake SMACCGOLD airway workshop blasted off today, lead by John Vassiliadis who assembled a…

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In Defense of Dispatchers (RANT AHEAD)

Good morning and welcome to another Driver Robbie Rant.  This one is about a personal bugbear of mine: being rude to the voices that live on the other end of the radio.

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