It’s been seven years since I made a bet with Dr Minh Le Cong on the future of intubation. The bet was that direct laryngoscopy would be gone from Queensland’s EDs by 1 January 2020. In its place, a machine from the future: the video laryngoscope. Judgement day is now upon us and it is time to settle the bet. So who has won? Let’s find out.

Jo is an emergency medicine specialist based on the Sunshine Coast. He has qualifications in high fidelity simulation, aeromedical retrieval and point of care ultrasound, and a special interest in educational videography | @FlippEM |

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