­Institution of Electrical Engineers­
27th and 28th November

Session I: 
Dr David Gabbott (Gloucester)The Combitube-does it have a role?
Dr Peter Farling (Belfast)FO training courses-do they actually work?
Dr Mansukh Popat (Oxford)Difficult fibreoptic intubation
Session II: 
Dr Peter Charters (Liverpool)Mechanisms in difficult intubation
Dr Peter Groom (Liverpool)Accurate photography of the laryngeal view
Dr Duncan Gillies (London)3-D model for difficult intubation
Session III: 
Dr Atul Kapila (Reading)The intubating laryngeal mask
Dr Michael Parr (Bristol)The trauma airway
Dr Richard Vanner (Gloucester)Emergency tracheal access
Session IV:Projects Report
Dr Peter Latto (Cardiff)Airway training
Dr Bernie Liban (London) and Dr Paul Rich (London)Airway database
Dr Duncan Hancox (Manchester)Airway CD-Rom
Session V:Free Papers
Dr T MeekCricoid pressure: knowledge and performance amongst anaesthetic assistants
Dr M HawkinsIntubation through the cuffed oropharyngeal airway
Dr S SudunaguntaAn evaluation of the paediatric McCoy laryngoscope
Dr B SmithDifficult intubation with the LMA Fastrach
Dr N YardyThe laryngeal mask and Combitube; a comparative study of their ease of use by unskilled personnel
Dr K KogaRespiratory complications associated with tracheal extubation: timing of tracheal extubation and use of the laryngeal mask after extubation
Session VI: 
Dr Lesley Horsman (Manchester)Awake Intubation
Dr Chris Frerk (Northampton)Difficult Airway-to paralyse or not?
Dr Keith Judkins (Wakefield)The airway in burned patients
Dr Richard Grummitt (York)Nurse extubation in recovery-a safe practice?
Session VII:The Role of the cricoid cartilage
Dr Steve Yentis (London)Cricoid pressure-how to do it
Dr Ralph Vaughan (Cardiff)Role of the cricoid cartilage in an emergency situation
 Is cricoid pressure effective in prevention of aspiration?
Dr Ian Calder (London)Data from the literature
Dr Dan Benhamou (France)Data from France