Anaestheasier’s ten rules of Anaesthesia
The first rule
Never, ever, take a short cut.
The second rule
The third rule
If you've thought about a tube, it's time to tube.
The fourth rule
There are few situations that cannot be improved with a can-do attitude and a s***load of ketamine.
The fifth rule
The Surgeon is the captain of the ship.
The Anaesthetist is the captain of the sinking ship.
The sixth rule
A simple operation does not equal a simple anaesthetic.
The seventh rule
Make your first attempt the best attempt.
The eighth rule
Never insert a central line on a full bladder or an empty stomach.
The ninth rule
Your lack of planning does not constitute my emergency.
The tenth rule
The hardest part of front of neck access is the decision to cut.