Affiliation: Anaesthesia Rigshospitalet, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark;
Award / titles received: Awarded best lecturer by the Danish anaesthesia residents Awarded: “Top ten most cited original Anaesthesia paper 2011-2 Anaesthesia, UK
Statement of expertise for the sub-committee: Airway Management Ultrasonography
Biography: Michael is a primarily a clinician (!), performing, supervising and teaching anaesthesia at a busy tertiary referral centre. The main occupation is anaesthesia for ENT, Head-, Neck- and Maxillofacial Surgery at Rigshospitalet, University Hospital of Copenhagen, where he is head of development, research and clinical implementation. The primary clinical and scientific interest is airway management. As part of his training Michael had clinical work in the fields of pulmonology and thoracic surgery in order to master the elements of airway management that could be learned from these medical specialties. Together with colleagues from around the entire world Michael is continuously driving research and publishing scientific papers related to airway management: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=kristensen+ms+NOT+%28fibrillation+or+physiotherapists+%29 Actual organizational posts: Chair, International liaisons committee, Society for Airway Management (SAM). Scientific and planning head, The Scandinavian international airway management course Airway Management for Aanesthesiologists, www.airwaymanagement.dk President-elect, European Airway Management Society (EAMS).
Disclosure of Interest: None declared
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