Case Summary

A 45 year old man eating in the hospital cafeteria feels lightheaded and then collapses. He is found to be having an anaphylactic reaction with wheezing, stridor, tongue swelling, and hives. The learners should recognize this as an upper airway emergency and review the steps involved in upper airway management while treating the anaphylaxis.


The following slides are deliberately “view only” (since they are the master slides). To use them – you simply need to copy and paste the slides you would like to use into your own, new Google Slides Document.

How can you make your Virtual Resus Room using these slides?
  1. Click on link for Room
  2. This will open in a new tab as a “View Only” Google Slide document
  3. Google Slide -> File -> Make a copy -> Entire presentation
  4. Copy document pops up. Name case. Press Ok.
    • Name slide set something generic like “Room A” so it doesn’t contain spoilers when you share with your learners!
  5. This will open new tab as your editable Google Slide document
  6. File -> Version History -> Name Current Version -> “Unused Room”
    • This will save this untouched version of the room before the case starts (See “Resetting Room after Case” in “Running the Sim”:)
Case Written By:

Dr. Sarah Foohey, modified from case provided by Clerkship Airway Seminar, Undergraduate Medical Program, University of Toronto

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