Episode 133: Introducing the Depth of Anesthesia Podcast

In this 133rd episode we bring you the first episode from a new, fantastic anesthesia podcast called “Depth of Anesthesia” hosted by David Hao at MGH. in this episode they explore the evidence behind verifying mask ventilation before administering paralytic.

Episode 123: Surgical Airway with Andrew Merelman

In this 123rd episode I welcome Andrew Merelman to the show. Andrew is a paramedic and medical student with an interest in emergent surgical airway management. We discuss the human factors involved in the procedure, when it is indicated, how to do it and how to practice.

References and Links:

Airway Ap information:


http://www.airwaycollaboration.org/

iOS – https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/the-airway-app/id1112657910?mt=8

Android- https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.parse.airway&hl=en 

3D printed models – https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12630-017-0926-9 Videos:

https://vimeo.com/132394603

https://vimeo.com/132394747

https://emcrit.org/emcrit/real-surgical-airway/

https://www.airmedicaljournal.com/article/S1067-991X(09)00037-6/fulltext

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3727957/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5749220/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20491685

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30173584
https://journals.lww.com/jtrauma/Citation/2012/09000/Is_bougie_aided_cricothyrotomy_really__extremely.42.aspx

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/253332531_Comparison_of_a_percutaneous_device_and_the_bougie-assisted_surgical_technique_for_emergency_cricothyrotomy_an_experimental_study_on_a_porcine_model_performed_by_air_ambulance_anaesthesiologists

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30686312

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6078881/

Episode 121: Difficult Airway Response Team With Lynette Mark

In this 121st episode I welcome Dr. Lynette Mark to the show. Dr. Mark is the founder of our Difficulty Airway Response Team (DART) here at Hopkins and a founding director for the Society of Airway Management. We discuss the origins of the DART program and how to approach a difficult airway.

References:

https://www.criticalcare.theclinics.com/article/S0749-0704(17)30102-1/abstract

Difficult Airway Algorithm and Rescue Cricothyrotomy (DAARC): http://sgschallenge.com/2018daarc/

https://wamm2019.com World Airway Management Meeting, Amsterdam, Netherlands, November, 2019. Drs. Mark and Feinleib will be presenting about the DART program.

Dr. Cooper’s article on surgical airway: https://anesthesiology.pubs.asahq.org/article.aspx?articleid=2724164

Dr. Mark’s article from A&A and the accompanying editorial:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26086513

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26086503

Episode 115: The Contaminated Airway with Steve Freiberg

In this 115th episode I welcome Dr. Steven Freiberg back to the show to discuss management of the contaminated airway.

References:

Han, S; Fisher, J. Airway Management During Persistent Flooding Of the Oropharyngeal Airway.  Anesthesiology News. 2016. March.

Joshi, R; Hypes, C; et al.  Difficult Airway Characteristics Associated with First-Attempt Failure at Intubation Using Video Laryngoscopy in the Intensive Care Unit.  Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017 Mar;14(3):368-375

Stockton, E.; Lockey, D; et. al.  Contamination of the airway in pre-hospital trauma patients. European Journal of Anaesthesiology. 2008. May; 25:188

Uday, J; McCunn, M; et al. Management of the Traumatized Airway.  Anesthesiology. 2016, Vol.124, 199-206

Episode 111: Tracheostomies, Cricothyrotomies and ENT surgery with Dr. Zandy Hillel

In this 111th episode I welcome Dr. Zandy Hillel to the show. Dr. Hillel is an otolaryngologist here at Johns Hopkins and we discuss tracheostomies, Cricothyrotomies, laryngeal surgery and difficult airways.

References:

Crichothyrotomies:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30054081

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30726035

Difficult Airway Response Teams:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26086513

Episode 96: Peds difficult airway with Nick Dalesio

In this episode, episode 96, I welcome Dr. Nick Dalesio to the show.  Dr. Dalesio is the director of the pediatric difficult airway program here at Johns Hopkins.  We discuss the pediatric difficult airway response team, consult service, and how to anticipate and manage difficult airways in kids, both anticipated and unanticipated.

Reference:

Planning Prevents Poor Performance: An Approach to Pediatric Airway Management

 

Episode 90: OSA

In this episode, episode 90, I discuss best practices for preoperative management of adults with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA).

References:

Gross JB et al. Practice Guidelines for the Perioperative Managementof Patients with OSA. Aneshtesiology 2014: 120(2): 1-19

Chung F, et al. STOP-Bang Questionnaire: A practical Approach to Screen for Obstructive Sleep Apnea. 2016: Chest; 149(3):631-638.

Corso R, et al. Perioperative management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea: a systematic review. Minerva Anestesiologica 2018;84(1):81-93.

Episode 36: Pediatric respiratory anatomy and physiology with Dr. Schwengel

In this episode, episode 36, I welcome Dr. Deb Schwengel, one of our pediatric anesthesiologists and our residency program director, to the show to discuss the differences in anatomy and physiology in pediatric versus adult patients.

Episode 28: Airway topicalization with Dr. Laeben Lester

In this episode I welcome Dr. Laeben Lester to the show.  Dr. Lester is trained in Emergency Medicine and Anesthesiology and has completed fellowship training in Cardiac Anesthesiology.  He shares with us his “Nearly Needleless 5-Step Approach” to airway topicalization for awake intubation.

Episode 27: Airway Management

In this episode I review the ABA topic of airway management.  This is obviously a huge topic but in this episode I highlight key points about the components of airway management recommended by the ABA including identification of a difficult airway, management of a difficult airway, the difficult airway algorithm, different tools and adjuncts, and different types of tubes.  This will be the final post of 2016.  Thanks so much to all of you for listening and being a part of ACCRAC’s inaugural year in 2016.  Here’s wishing you a wonderful start to your 2017!