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Acute airway management in a paediatric patient

24th November 2020


Paediatric airway emergencies are a critically important aspect of paediatric ENT care. Patients from neonates to adolescents can present with a variety of pathology from laryngomalacia to adenotonsillar hypertrophy. This webinar will cover the clinical assessment and immediate management of airway problems and an introduction to some of the individual diagnoses and medical and surgical therapies to treat them.


Steven Powell

Consultant Paediatric Otolaryngologist Great North Children’s Hospital and Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Steven graduated from Newcastle University, and went onto higher surgical training in the Northern Deanery. He was awarded an MSc in Health Research from the University of Leeds in 2012. Steven undertook a fellowship in paediatric otolaryngology at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, returning to the North East in 2012 to a consultant post in Newcastle upon Tyne with a special interest in paediatric airway surgery. Steven has research interests in tonsillectomy, OSA and airway stenosis and was the national lead for the NICE Airway Intervention Register from 2015 to 2018. He is the Honorary Secretary of the British Association for Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology and a Regional Surgical Advisor for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.



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