Easy Foreign Bodies

Tue, 2013-03-26 20:40 -- skills.centre

When recreating a simulation for foreign body removal, you want an object that isn't too easy to remove from the airway manikin. Use your old chicken bones!

When recreating a sim for foreign body removal, you want an object that isn't too easy to remove from the airway manikin (don't use a standardized patient for this!). An object that is oddly shaped can get jammed if not eased out properly. What's an easy solution for this? Use your old chicken bones!