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The Safe Sedation Podcast 4. The Shared Airway in Sedation Practice

https://anchor.fm/s/3944de6c/podcast/play/25743191/https%3A%2F%2Fd3ctxlq1ktw2nl.cloudfront.net%2Fstaging%2F2021-10-10%2F6a101e0e4314ada87d57f36a37eb14fe.m4aIn this episode Andreia Trigo, Martin Lees and Craig Cook talk about: Today’s episode is sponsored by Medtronic Capnostream monitoring. In today’s episode we’re talking about the shared airway in sedation practice. As more patients require less invasive procedures, performed under sedation, there is a specific challenge to consider in procedures where the airway is…

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The Safe Sedation Podcast 3. Assessing and Managing the Airway

https://anchor.fm/s/3944de6c/podcast/play/24299060/https%3A%2F%2Fd3ctxlq1ktw2nl.cloudfront.net%2Fstaging%2F2021-10-10%2F1ba940e6f493a55ac7e4b8ae41be4e60.m4aIn this episode Andreia Trigo, Martin Lees and Craig Cook talk about: In today’s episode we’re talking about assessing and managing the airway. We’re going to talk about the importance of airway assessment in sedation practice and how to actually assess the airway. We’re also going to talk about airway obstruction as a common complication…

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The Safe Sedation Podcast 2. Key aspects of capnography monitoring

https://anchor.fm/s/3944de6c/podcast/play/23177636/https%3A%2F%2Fd3ctxlq1ktw2nl.cloudfront.net%2Fstaging%2F2021-10-10%2Ff2023846f87bb8dbedda7f0f6d8a0a95.m4aIn this episode Andreia Trigo, Martin Lees and Craig Cook talk about: In today’s episode we’re talking about key aspects of EtCO2 monitoring. We’re going to talk about what it is, what equipment is required, how to interpret the data and use it to make clinical decisions. We’re also going to talk about what ventilatory…

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The Safe Sedation Podcast 1. Levels of Sedation

https://anchor.fm/s/3944de6c/podcast/play/20401915/https%3A%2F%2Fd3ctxlq1ktw2nl.cloudfront.net%2Fstaging%2F2021-10-10%2F1f9f273526825df54a37da06a4e21be6.m4aIn this episode Andreia Trigo, Martin Lees and Craig Cook talk about: Definition of sedation Levels of sedation Skills and competencies Monitoring sedation Sedation scores Risk of respiratory compromise at each level Monitoring respiratory compromise with capnography The Capnostream35 monitor and the Microstream filterline sampling And we still answer two questions from our listeners! This…

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Medtronic team meeting: good collaborations making a difference in patient care

Medtronic meeting Jan 2019

Today I had the pleasure of joining the Medtronic team meeting and collaborate on tackling respiratory compromise which still affects so many patients in hospital, being responsible for higher (and preventable) morbidity, mortality and associated costs. Education of nurses and doctors in sedation, drugs, capnography etc is crucial. As a nurse I’ve seen first hand…

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Sedation Nurse Audit at Care Fertility Tunbridge Wells

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Sedation Nurse Audit at Care Fertility Tunbridge Wells Care Fertility Tunbridge Wells have been at the forefront of developing the role of nurse sedationist for fertility procedures. Several members of the team have undergone the Safe Sedation Course with SedateUK and went on a mission of implementing best practice. In this audit they investigated the…

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