Many programs have begun incorporating Awesim models into their simulations to provide learners a more realistic experience. These models, which can be placed directly onto high-fidelity mannequins, allow learners to progress to a percutaneous or surgical airway during a "can't intubate, can't ventilate" scenario.
HANDS-ON SURGICAL TRAINING
Many programs have begun using Awesim models for teaching surgical procedures involving the neck and airway. These models are a beautiful complement to live animal models because they are anatomically more similar to humans, and they do not require specialized instruments, facilities, personnel or ethics approval.
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How to use Awesim Models
Neck anatomy - coming soon
EMERGENCY AIRWAY PROCEDURES
Percutaneous tracheotomy vs cricothyroidotomy in children
Tracheotomy (percutaneous) using 14G angiocatheter
Tracheotomy (percutaneous) using Enk flow modulator
Cut-down over angiocatheter
Emergency "Slash" Tracheotomy
Formal Open Tracheostomy
Cricothyroidotomy in adults - coming soon
Balloon dilatation subglottic stenosis - coming soon
Endoscopic repair laryngeal cleft - coming soon
Endoscopic vocal cord lateralization - coming soon
Endoscopic arytenoidectomy - coming soon
Type 1 thyroplasty (medialization) - coming soon
Type 2 thyroplasty (lateralization) - coming soon
Type 3 thyroplasty (relaxation) - coming soon
Type 4 thyroplasty (stretching) - coming soon
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