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Jellybean 51 with Jim DuCanto; “Do something that outlives you.”

Jim DuCanto just keeps making stuff. @RollCageMedic caught up with him in Dublin and chewed the cud, the fat and the kids toys.

I have kids. You might have kids. Even if you don’t have kids you probably were a kid at some point in the past. Kids chew up and spit out plastic toys. Plastic can be recycled but that is perhaps better called down-cycling. Jim DuCanto however is up-cycling left over smashed up Star Wars toys to make me and you better at what we do.

@jducanto is a well known anaesthetist (aka anaesthesiologizer) and inventor of the SALAD (Suction Assisted Laryngosopic Airway Decontamination) simulator as well as the Hi-D Airway Suction Catheter and the intubatable Wookie head and the Uescope Intubating Stylet and some other stuff.

Maybe you have wanted to design a piece of equipment, or a therapy. Jim has gone through that process and talks about what drives him to make these airway toys and openly discusses the commercial and altruism balance of airway device development. Matt and Jim then get into 3D printing for task simulators and clinical equipment. If you have ideas maybe you should get creative.

Jim said; “Do something that outlives you.” I said; “I wish I had invented the salad.” Maz Kanata said; “I like that Wookie.”

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