week three Airway Emergencies

Teaching thursday 7 August 
AIRWAY EMERGENCIES ( and an introduction to paeds ) 

1) review management chocking child and the child in stridor ( please use up to date APLS or UK resuscitation guidelines see link ( https://www.resus.org.uk/pages/pbls.pdf) 

2) Epiglottitis in 2014 – Diagnosis and management in the emergency department 
http://www.emdocs.net/adult-epiglottitis-update/  or for xray changes 
http://radiopaedia.org/articles/epiglottitis   or this bmj article to access from hospital 

3) angioedema : c1 esterase deficiency vs ace inhibitor angiodema vs anaphylaxis 
( assessment / treatment and management with emphasis on how these conditions differ ) 
this would be a good way to present it – like a case see this link 

4) End tidal Co2 ( its use in intubation / ventilation ; procedural sedation and as a guide during cardiac arrest )  good link to capnography in cardiac arrest http://lifeinthefastlane.com/education/ccc/capnography-in-cardiac-arrest/
and as a basic explanation http://www.paramedicine.com/pmc/End_Tidal_CO2.html
5) LMA / I-LMA and its use in the emergency department 
6) tonsillitis and peritonsillar abscess – emergency treatment and evidence based guidelines 
7) Practical session Bag/mask oxygenation / bipap / introduction to RSI – MICK K to do 
6 ) cricothyroidotomy in the emergency department ( the cric bougie trick ) – MICK