The Difficult AirwayA Practical Guide

The Difficult AirwayA Practical Guide

Carin A. Hagberg, Carlos A. Artime, and William H. Daily

Print publication date: May 2013

ISBN: 9780199794416

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Abstract

This resource provides practical guidelines for improving the success rates of airway managers of all specialties who use modern airway devices and techniques, and addresses various clinical scenarios that mimic the approach clinicians encounter at educational workshops. Sections address airway devices and techniques, awake intubation, algorithms of difficult airway management, pharmacologic adjuncts useful in airway management, equipment, preoxygenation, and patient positioning strategies to ensure effective airway management.