Circulation 107,515 • Volume 27, No. 3 • Winter 2013   Issue PDF

APSF 2012 Award Winner for Best Scientific Display

Best Scientific Display

Members of the APSF Committee on Education and Training present the Ellison C. ("Jeep") Pierce, MD, Best Scientific Exhibit in Patient Safety at the ASA meeting on Sunday, October 14, 2012, in Washington, DC.

Photo displays award recipients Franco Resta-Flarer, MD, and Jonathan B. Lesser, MD, Robert B. Bolash, MD, and Keith Haller DO, from the Dept of Anesthesiology, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY.

Also pictured are APSF Education Committee members: Maria Magro, CRNA; Richard Prielipp, MD, FCCM; Sem Lampotang; Tricia Meyer, Pharm D; Deb Lawson, Certified Anesthesia Assistant; John O’Donnell, CRNA.

The authors displayed a hands-on exhibit noting the extreme airway challenge of infants with vascular abnormalities of the airway. The authors demonstrated effective algorithms using video laryngoscopes and other advanced airway devices, and also provided parents with medical documents that summarized the most practical strategies.