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
In this study, 158 anaesthetists were contacted and asked to comment on their follow-up patterns regarding a number of difficult airway
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.
DuCanto feels ROTIGS should be on every difficult airway
cart in every hospital in the U.
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