3 year-old under general anesthesia for repair of forearm fracture. Has risk factors for reactive airways. Develops progressively worsening bronchospasm which is reversible if recognized and managed, otherwise becomes severe.
Recognition of onset of bronchospasm
Recognition of deterioration to life-threatening bronchospasm
Effective treatment of bronchospasm
Effective use of available resources
Review management options
listed in scenario
Piloted with University of Toronto ANesthesia Residents then subsequently at Ontario Anesthesiologists conference for Staff Anesthesiologists.
Evaluated and minimally adjusted.
Used since at other conferences for Anesthesiologists.
Everett T. Pediatric intraoperative bronchospasm. Simulation resource published by Simulation Canada; 2015. Available from https://simulationcanada.ca/scenario/pediatric-intraoperative-bronchospasm/.Copy Citation
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Continuing professional development
Graduate / postgraduate / residency
Fields / Disciplines:
Anesthesia / peri-anesthesia care