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Clinical Case 132: Parker’s Peristaltic Palsy

Another case from the archives with a fair helping of ultrasound. 59 year old man with a complex surgical history.  He had an open cholecystectomy 20 years prior complicated by CBD injury and required a Roux-en-Y & CBD re-plumbing.  He has been doing pretty well until now.  He has some chronic hypertension and COPD which […]

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Intubating the Critical Patient

Hi Team, It has been a slow month on the blog and podcast as I have been working on a few other projects… one of which is very exciting and will hopefully be unleashed in 2016. Can’t say too much about it but it is a collaboration with one of my favourite ED docs and […]

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Dr Dave Forster: A tough airway made easy

Welcome back!  Apologies for being away for a few weeks.  You may know that a large part of the FOAM community was attacked, hacked and disabled by malignant robots last month. Thanks to Dr Mike Cadogan and his band of merry men we are now back online along with other awesome sites that fell victim […]

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PODCAST: Dr Airell Hodgkinson

Gday and welcome back to the podcast after a short hiatus as I checked out the fish in Fiji…  Ahhh. Today’s podcast is a conversation I had with my former colleague and mentor Dr Airell Hodgkinson.  Airell is a rural GP Anesthetist based in Albany – the southern end of WA. He is a real […]

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O.A.S.I.S. : Optimal Airway Strategy In Situation

So you might have noticed a bit of banter in the community about airway management in the last few weeks!  What’s new? [ I usually try to stay out of the airway stuff – as there are many brighter and more expert “airway bloggers” out there. ] A lot of debate about cricoid pressure and […]