The patient with stridor
6th October 2020
Stridor in adults represents an emergency situation and may require urgent ENT, anaesthetic and/or Respiratory assessment in a systematic way within a multidisciplinary team. This talk will focus on assessment, causes and management.
Mr Jai Manick
Jai Manick (Jaiganesh Manickavasagam) is a Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon at Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee and Honorary Senior Teacher at Dundee Medical School. Within the ENT Department, he is the lead head,neck and thyroid surgeon with clinical interests in laser surgery and endoscopic thyroid and parathyroid surgery. His clinical practice is devoted to benign and malignant diseases of the head and neck, including the mouth, throat, voice box, neck, salivary glands and the thyroid gland at Dundee. Mr Manick is one of a few surgeons in the United Kingdom with expertise in Transoral Robotic Surgery and Transoral Laser Microsurgery for head and neck cancers. His research portfolio is primarily comprised of projects concerning the head and neck, rhinology and the skull base.
Ms Emma Stapleton
Emma is a Consultant Otolaryngologist and Skull Base Surgeon at Manchester Royal Infirmary and Salford Royal Hospital, and RCSEd Regional Surgical Adviser for the North West. She is also a member of the RCSEd’s committee of Younger Fellows. Her clinical role and research interests include cochlear implantation, complex otology, lateral skull base surgery, NF2 and balance. She is a member of one of the busiest skull base teams in the UK, and also enjoys editing roles at ENT UK and ENT and Audiology News magazine. She is Honorary Secretary of the North of England Otolaryngology Society, leading a current drive to increase and enhance student and trainee involvement in the Society. She is Consultant lead for a national mentorship scheme in ENT. She is heavily involved in teaching locally, nationally and internationally, and is delighted to have the opportunity to deliver this RCSEd webinar on cranial nerve palsies.