News archive for April 2020
Joanne Rimmer, MBBS, MA(Hons) Cantab, FRCS(ORL-HNS), FRACS, Consultant Otolaryngologist / Rhinologist, Monash Health; Honorary Senior Lecturer, Department of Surgery, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. E: firstname.lastname@example.org The multidisciplinary team (MDT) has long been regarded as the gold standard in cancer care,...
Marsha Jenkins, BSc Hons, MSc, Principal Clinical Scientist (Audiology), St Thomas’ Paediatric Hearing Implant Centre, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust E: email@example.com Twitter: @GSTTnhs www.guysandstthomas.nhs.uk/our-services/hearing-implant-centre I am delighted to guest edit this collaboration of various clinical MDTs from...
Declan Costello, MA, MBBS, FRCS(ORL-HNS), Editor, ENT & Audiology News; Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon, Wexham Park Hospital, Slough, Berkshire, UK. E: firstname.lastname@example.org We are living in extraordinary times. As I write this message, the COVID-19 pandemic is just...
Meet the Johns Hopkins team developing a 3D-printed device allowing COVID-19 patients to share ventilators
Amid a shortage of ventilators, the team of engineers and clinicians came together to create an open-source ventilator splitter that hospitals and communities can produce. CLICK HERE
Image courtesy of BBC The first new medical ventilator to treat people with severe symptoms of Covid-19 has been approved in the UK. CLICK HERE
Innovia Medical Group has announced that production of its Innovia Face Visor is now underway.
A team in Colombia is to test a ventilator made with a Raspberry Pi computer and easy-to-source parts. CLICK HERE
You may also be interested in The use of a tactical throat mic guitar amp system to improve communication in theatre in the COVID era
Having launched our @crowdfunderuk appeal yesterday, we rapidly surpassed our target - thank you so much to all the donors. Testing of prototypes went well today. After modifications, we'll make more Covid airway screens. - CLICK HERE
In the words of Mr Jean - Pierre Jeannon, 'we will get through this together'. Never better demonstrated than through the life saving team work seen yesterday led by JP and Mr Ricard Simo...CLICK HERE
Not heavy, reasonably comfy, claustrophobic, communication difficult; need to be vocal and clear. Allows loupes/ headlights. Protrudes & can desterilise field. Transoral laser microsurgery will be a challenge. - CLICK HERE
Key findings from 258 ENT Surgeons throughout the UK (survey period 23-30 March 2020) which highlight the significant gaps in protection for staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. - PLEASE CLICK ON THE GREEN DOWNLOAD BUTTON