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Conference Call Details

Meeting time is 20:00 UK; 15:00 US EST (2000 UTC).

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Discussion items


2Minutes from last meeting

2018-01-23 Anesthesia CRG Call

Minutes of this were reviewed, and considered satisfactory.


Upcoming F2F in London at April Business Meeting

April 8-11, 2018. Amba Charing Cross Hotel, London.

Part 1: Sunday 2018-04-08 0900 to 1230

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Part 2: Sunday 2018-04-08 1330 to 1700

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Note: Clinical Engagement and Reference Groups. Monday 9th April 10:30 to 12:30.

Part 3: Tuesday 2018-04-10 1330 to 1700

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Items to be included on the agenda were discussed under item 4 Modeling updates

4Modeling updates

Review SNOMED hierarchy for ventilation findings and for anaesthetic findings.  See that terms are properly structured and consistent.

Develop Cricothyroidotomy terminology. A starting point was offered by AM:

Cannula cricothyroidotomy 

Wire-guided cricothyroidotomy

surgical cricothyroidotomy

scalpel-introducer cricothyroidotomy

 - (subtype) scalpel-bougie cricothyroidotomy

 - (subtype) scalpel-hook cricothyroidotomy


  1. Anaesthesia. 2018 Mar 13. doi: 10.1111/anae.14247. The Airway App: exploring the role of smartphone technology to capture emergency front-of-neck airway experiences internationally. [Epub ahead of print]

 2. BJA_117; 117(4)_540_Scalpel_Cricothyroidotomy: 540. ‘Bougie-assisted' cricothyroidotomy technique. A variant of Scalpel Cricothyroidotomy.

Considerations for model and inclusions for emergency front of neck access procedures

Discussion of topics for the F2F meeting also covered:

To develop and review terminology related to nerve block related infection and to sepsis in London.

5SNOMED updates

Next release is July 2018. There are a number of anesthesia terms ready for release

Next Meeting

Sunday April 8, Tuesday April 10

Amba Charing Cross Hotel
London, UK

6Any other business
No further items for discussion were identified.