Intubation after rapid sequence induction performed by non-medical personnel during space exploration missions: a simulation pilot study in a Mars analogue environment

@inproceedings{Komorowski2015IntubationAR,
  title={Intubation after rapid sequence induction performed by non-medical personnel during space exploration missions: a simulation pilot study in a Mars analogue environment},
  author={Matthieu Komorowski and Sarah Fleming},
  booktitle={Extreme Physiology & Medicine},
  year={2015}
}
The question of the safety of anaesthetic procedures performed by non anaesthetists or even by non physicians has long been debated. We explore here this question in the hypothetical context of an exploration mission to Mars. During future interplanetary space missions, the risk of medical conditions requiring surgery and anaesthetic techniques will be… CONTINUE READING