The difficult airway – a new perspective

In the #FOAMed world there is a lot of talk about airway management – about difficult airways, algorithms, vortex, apneic oxygenation techniques and much more. In a recent paper in the Western Journal of Emergency Medicine, Mosier et. al. talk about the “physiologically difficult airway” – a very good and nicely written perspective on airway management in the […]

German Prehospital Anesthesia Recommendation

Recently, the German Society of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine (DGAI) has published their first ever Recommendation on prehospital emergency anesthesia. Since in Germany there is a system with both paramedics (currently 2 years of training, just now “upgraded” to 3 years) and a broad availability of prehospital emergency physicians on rapid response vehicles and helicopters […]