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On today’s show, we chat to Dr Jack Pacey, vascular surgeon and inventor of the Glidescope. Dr Rob Bryant discusses a case report of a Glidescope airway injury. Dr Jim DuCanto is the guest presenter and shares his pearls of wisdom on VL.
Did we answer the question : Is Direct Laryngoscopy now redundant?
Tune in to find out!
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Originally posted on The Collective:
Thanks for sticking with the discussion so far. In part 2 we had a look at AP compression injuries and lateral compression injuries. Short summary is binders make sense and there is some observational evidence of benefit in AP compression injuries. However in lateral compression, binders make no biomechanical sense and there is definite evidence they increase fracture displacement both in cadavers and real live trauma patients.
The final group that we have not yet considered in the Young and Burgess classification is the vertical shear group. These patients are complex because the injuries are both horizontally and vertically unstable. You will see what I mean if you have a look at this Xray:
Is putting a binder around the…
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