Breathe easy - a focus on practical respiratory emergency techniques
Managing a dyspnoeic patient can be very stressful. This workshop will demonstrate various practical techniques which can be used to treat patients with dyspnoea including thoracotomy (chest) tube placement, emergency tracheostomy and nasal cannula placement.
- How to place a narrow bore thoracostomy tube
- How to perform an emergency tracheostomy
- How to place nasal cannulae for oxygen supplementation