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Anaesthetist in Focus – Dr Hamdy Awad

Hamdy Elsayed-Awad specialises in anaesthesia at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus.   JAP: As a specialist in anaesthesia, could you tell us more about your experience


A case of a difficult airway in the ED with anterior neck swelling

Abstract   Background Airway obstruction is an emergent, life-threatening condition and could contribute to the difficult airway[1]. A patient with upper airway obstruction can present with a complaint of cough,


Important to reduce patients’ time respiratory intensive care with mechanical ventilation

More active efforts to reduce patients’ time on a ventilator in an ICU can both spare their suffering and free up intensive care resources, a thesis at the University of