ANZCA Winter 21 Bulletin

ANZCA Winter 21 Bulletin Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists launched today [1 July 2021], on page 11 is a fantastic interview with Dr Paul Scott showcasing @scottairwaymanagement innovative solution to bag-mask ventilating patients with bearded or misshapen faces.

BAG-MASKING a patient with a beard has long been a challenge for anaesthetists who often resort to cling wrap, plastic dressings or a lubricating jelly to try and secure the seal.

For Brisbane fellow Dr Paul Scott developing a solution to the problem became such a priority that in September 2018 he sketched a prototype of a […]

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Channel Ten News

The Scott Airway management team showcased their products on Channel Ten last night, thanking the Hon. Stirling Hinchcliffe and Proudly supported by the Advance Queensland initiative with an Ignite Ideas grant that has accelerated the product into production and to achieve its first sales.

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Ignite Ideas Grant


Men with beards can breathe a sigh of relief if they ever require urgent medical ventilation, thanks to Queensland Government funding to help market a very clever Brisbane innovation.

Brisbane firm Scott Airway Management Pty Ltd had received $100,000 in Advance Queensland Ignite Ideas funding to scale up its SAM Safety Shield medical device in Australia, Europe, UK and the US.

It’s not something that comes to mind, but for men with facial hair, their beard can be an issue for medical staff trying to fit Bag Mask Ventilation (BMV) over their face – causing […]

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Good Design Award Winner

SAM Safety Shield received a prestigious Good Design Award Winner Accolade in the Product Design Medical and Scientific category in recognition for outstanding design and innovation.

The Good Design Awards Jury praised SAM Safety Shield, commenting: “The design innovates upon existing offerings, particularly in its adaptability across face shapes and facial hair scenarios. The protective aspect of the device is critical, particularly at the time of global pandemic. The designers have understood the customer and patient needs in this design. The inversion feature of the shield integrates the insertion of the O.P. tube which shows an understanding of the clinical […]

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