The “Article of the Month” from November and December covers the history of airway management. In a nice article series consisting of 4 individual publications in Anesthesiology, Dr Matioc has provided an excellent overview of what happened since the 1700s. Enjoy!
Please enjoy impressions from the first TAT course in Chile in May 2019
Dr. Ricardio Urtubia
Dear EAMS community,
For a decade a manuscript looking at the impact of using a parachute for jumping out of a plane has been used to show the limitations of evidence-based medicine (Smith, G, Pell, J (2003) BMJ 327, 7429). Recently, a group of researches took this topic to the next level and performed a randomized, controlled trial to examine the impact of using a parachute vs. a backpack when jumping from aircraft. What has this to do with airway management? Please read this manuscript carefully! It draws some critical conclusions on how randomized trials need to be performed in order to address the clinical question or problem that counts. After reading this manuscript, you will never be reading an airway related article in the same way.
Enjoy this month's manuscript.
Robert W Yeh, Linda R Valsdottir, Michael W Yeh, Changyu Shen, Daniel B Kramer, Jordan B Strom, Eric A Secemsky, Joanne L Healy, Robert M Domeier, Dhruv S Kazi, Brahmajee K Nallamothu4 On behalf of the PARACHUTE Investigators: Parachute use to prevent death and major trauma when jumping from aircraft: randomized controlled trial, BMJ 2018;363:k5094
First TAT course in Portugal in the beautiful city of Braga! Amazing team work was the key to turn this experience into a wonderful moment of one and a half days.
Thanks to everyone that made that possible, especial prof. Greif (Tino) and the magnificent group of 15 students that couldn't have been better chosen...
We think that EAMS has another team to go forward!
Sofia Torrinha, Portugal
Welcome letter from the new President, Michael Seltz Kristensen
Dear EAMS member! Dear co-airway-afficionado!
It is an honour to take over this position as President of EAMS!
The “European” in “European Airway Management Society” is not meant geographically!
It is meant to describe a European approach based on multiple inputs, discussion and best evidence, accepting different needs and resources, and based on human diversity.
Therefore, we are a true GLOBAL society, with members, You!, from all parts of the world.
Dear EAMS members
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