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Synonyms for airway

a designated route followed by airplanes in flying from one airport to another

the passages through which air enters and leaves the body

a commercial enterprise that provides scheduled flights for passengers

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Unanticipated difficult airway management in anaesthetised patients: A prospective study of the effect of mannequin training on management strategies and skill retention.
After a break, the group is then challenged with various clinical scenarios--for example, the unexpected difficult airway or an inadvertent fresh tracheal decannulation.
Recognition and management of the difficult airway with special emphasis on the intubating LMA-Fastrach/whistle technique: a brief review with case reports.
By offering a comprehensive product line, Teleflex allows anesthesiologists to access a broad range of innovative products from the Green Rusch([R]) Lite([TM])Fiber Optic Blade, which is designed to reduce the potential for infection, to difficult airway optical systems designed to reduce force needed to intubate.
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Commenting on the launch Matt McGrath, CEO of Aircraft Medical, said: "With the advance of video laryngoscopes, the definition of a difficult airway is changing.
In this study, 158 anaesthetists were contacted and asked to comment on their follow-up patterns regarding a number of difficult airway scenarios.
The structure remains in seven sections addressing basic clinical science, the difficult airway, preintubation-ventilation procedures, airway techniques, difficult airway situations, postintubation procedures, and societal considerations.
When faced with a difficult airway the gum elastic bougie and the laryngeal mask airway (LMA) may be useful.
4) The causes of a difficult airway in the pediatric population include congenital anomalies of the oral cavity and upper aerodigestive tract, trauma and cervical spine immobility/instability, infectious or neoplastic processes, and laryngeal edema secondary to extensive surgical manipulation, volume resuscitation, or multiple unsuccessful intubation attempts.
This first-edition book on emergency and difficult airway management arose from a series of courses presented by the author.
Usually a senior trauma doctor with more experience will secure a difficult airway, and if endotracheal intubation is still unsuccessful, surgical cricothyroidotomy is performed, although this is rarely needed.
The parturient with a potentially difficult airway should sometimes be intubated while awake, without anaesthesia or neuromuscular block.
LEMON mnemonic for the evaluation of a difficult airway L-ook For trauma, large incisors, large tongue E-valuate Mouth opening, inter-incisor distance M-allampati Perform a Mallampati score O-bstruction Identify obstructions in the airway N-eck Evaluate neck flexion, extension and thickness