The following are the presentations from DAS ASM 2013 held at Ascot. The speakers have been kind enough to provide their talks as PDF files. Click on the title of the talk to download the respective files.


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Thursday 14th November 2013
Session 1  Back to Basics & More 

Prof Rakesh Kumar, Head of Department of Anaesthesiology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Delhi University, India

Anatomy of the Airway
Dr Andrew Farmery, Consultant Anaesthetist, Nuffield Division of Anaesthetics & Senior Lecturer, University of Oxford, OxfordAirway Physiology − Convection−Diffusion Mechanisms for Gas Transfer 

Mr Guri Sandhu, Consultant ENT surgeon & Honorary Senior Lecturer, Imperial College and University College, London.

How we Cause and Treat Airway Stenosis
Dr Anil Patel, Consultant Anaesthetist, Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital, LondonGas Induction for Critical Airways in Adults is Pointless
Session 2

Prof Mansukh Popat, Consultant Anaesthetist, Nuffield Division of Anaesthetics, Oxford

DAS Airway Guidelines - From Evidence to Implementation

Prof Peter Charters, Consultant Anaesthetist, Aintree University Hospitals, Liverpool

My Worst Airway Assistance Requests - What Lessons?
Session 3: Case Presentations
Dr Antony Ashton, Specialist Registrar, John Radcliffe Hospital, OxfordCase Presentation 1
Dr Sudheer Medakkar, Consultant, Torbay Hospital, TorquayCase Presentation 2
Dr Alexander Philip, Specialist Registrar, Leicester Royal Infirmary, LeicesterCase Presentation 3
Session 4: The Karl Storz Lecture 

Dr Rachael Craven, Consultant Anaesthetist, Bristol Royal Infirmary & Volunteer for Medecins Sans Frontiers

Anaesthesia and Airway Management in Conflict Zones 
Friday 15th November 2013
Session 6: Airway Ultrasound and Imaging
Mr Stephen Watt−Smith, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Oxford University Hospitals NHS trust, OxfordHead and Neck Imaging for Anaesthetists
Dr Michael Seltz Kristensen, Chief Anesthesiologist and Assistant Clinical Professor, Rigshospitalet University Hospital, Copenhagen, DenmarkUltrasound in Airway Management 

Session 8: Controversies in Obstetric Airway


Dr Wendy Teoh, Consultant, Department of Women's Anaesthesia, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore

Every Obstetric GA does not have to be a Rapid Sequence Induction 
Dr Ashutosh Wali, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Ob/Gyn, 


Director−Division of Ob/Gyn Anesthesia, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas, USA

SAM Lecture − Declining use of General Anaesthesia in Obstetrics: Implications for Training and Strategies for Improvement 

Dr Mary Mushambi, Consultant Anaesthetist, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester

DAS/OAA Obstetric Difficult Airway Guidelines
DAS 2013 ASM BookDownload
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