1 Jul 2020

The Thai Caves Rescue and Anaesthesiology

From Nights, 7:15 pm on 1 July 2020

Professor Simon Mitchell is Head of the Department of Anaesthesiology at the University of Auckland's School of Medicine and Editor of Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine. He joins us to talk about the innovations that were used and the previously held rules that were broken during the rescue of 12 young football players and their coach from flooded caves in Northern Thailand.

Thai Navy divers in Tham Luang cave during the early stages of the rescue operation.

Photo: AFP / Royal Thai Navy