11–11:50 a.m. (TH-334)
Clinical Query: The Awake Airway
Faculty: Diane M. Birnbaumer, MD, FACEP; Peter M. DeBlieux, MD, FACEP; Robert J. Vissers, MD, FACEP, FRCPC
Maintaining spontaneous respirations during airway management (for both patient and provider) is desirable in many clinical scenarios. The awake airway can be an effective strategy to avert the dreaded “cannot intubate, cannot ventilate” scenario. This presentation will incorporate multiple vantage points addressing the optimal approach to a difficult airway by using an awake approach by a panel of airway experts.
Explore This IssueACEP14 Preview: Vol 33 – No 09S – September 2014
Noon–12:50 p.m. (TH-350)
“There’s An App for That:” Hand-Held Devices and Applications That You Should Know About
Faculty: Jason C. Wagner, MD, FACEP
Can you increase your efficiency by using a hand-held digital assistant? In today’s ED, rapidly sending and receiving information in a “trackable” manner has become imperative for safe and efficient practice. Access to information on handheld devices has exploded in the past decade, and some applications are more useful than others. The presenter will review various ways in which the use of a hand-held mobile devices and accessing the most useful application can assist the busy practitioner in day-to-day practice.
The speaker will review specific apps and hand-held devices that will increase the
efficiency of the EP.