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Meet The Team

Pre-hospital Airway Matters has been made possible thanks to a collaboration between University College London (UCL), University College London Hospitals (UCLH) and Kent Surrey Sussex Air Ambulance Charity (KSS) The …

Difficult and Failed Airway Drills

In this video Eyston Vaughan-Huxley (KSS HEMS Doctor) and Ben Clarke (KSS HEMS Paramedic) demonstrate protocolised strategies to manage difficult or failed airway scenarios in the pre-hospital setting. This video …

Pre-Hospital RSI Part II

In this step, we will continue our RSI scenario video. In this part, we will see the RSI checklist in action, a standardised approach to intubation and post-intubation care. Post-Video …

Pre-Hospital RSI Part I

In the next couple of steps we will bring together our learning so far using an RSI scenario video. In this first part we will see initial patient assessment and …

RSI Indications & Decision Making

Practical skills and processes are an important part of pre-hospital airway management, but perhaps more important is the clinical decision-making that accompanies them. Pre-hospital airway management, particularly Rapid Sequence Induction …

Welcome to Week 2

Welcome to Week 2 of Airway Matters! This week, we will start by looking in detail at the process of airway assessment, planning and preparation in order to devise an …

The Aereosol Debate

In the last few steps, we have explored how infection with SARS‐CoV‐2 and consequent COVID‐19 are a significant cause of mortality and morbidity among patients, healthcare workers and the general …

Managing the Airways of COVID-19 Patients

The current global crisis caused by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID‐19) pandemic is causing enormous harm to the whole population: physically, psychologically, socially and financially. We stand in solidarity with …

The 4th National Audit Project

In this video Professor Tim Cook, Consultant Anaesthetist and Intensivist at Royal United Hospitals Bath, and Joint Lead of the 4th National Audit Project (NAP4), presents the key learning points …

No Trace, Wrong Place

The Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) and the Difficult Airway Society (DAS) have created this video “Capnography: No Trace = Wrong Place”, presented by Professor Tim Cook. It has a …

The Big Question

What makes airway management safe? That’s the big question that this course will help you answer. Safety in airway management has greatly improved in recent decades; in this interview with …

Let’s learn about DAS

In this video interview, we meet Dr Barry McGuire, current President of the Difficult Airway Society (DAS) and Consultant Anaesthetist at Ninewells Hospital and Medical School. He talks about how …

Airway Management in Tanzania

In this video by Dr Arndt Melzer and Dr Riaz Aziz, we explore the experience of airway management at Bugando Medical Centre (BMC). The facility is located in the city …