The Difficult Airway

The Difficult Airway

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The Difficult Airway provides a comprehensive textual and visual coverage of how to deal with patients who have expected or unexpected difficult airways. The text begins with a description of the incidence and importance of the difficult airway and then describes the ASA Difficult Airway Algorithm created to facilitate the management of a€œdifficult airways.a€ The majority of the book features a comprehensive step-by-step approach to the rescue techniques listed as part of the ASA Algorithm. Noted experts in each of the techniques have been recruited by the book editors to present the information. Figures throughout the book illustrate important points and procedures. This is a wonderful resource for professionals in the health care field including anesthesiologists, intensive care physicians, emergency room physicians, nurses, and out-of-hospital first responders.... optical stylets, 160, 161 Mandibular protrusion, 27 Mandibular subluxation, 18a€“ 19 Manometer, 215, 218 Manual inline stabilization, ... 98, 100 McGuire, G., 248 Meisami, T., 274 Melker percutaneous cricothyroidotomy kit, 244, 245 Miller, R.A., 65 Minimal leakage technique, ... See Emergency Medical Technician- Paramedic (EMT-Paramedic) Parker Flex-TipTM tube, 169a€“170 Parkinsona#39;s disease (PD), anbsp;...

Title:The Difficult Airway
Author:David B. Glick, Richard M Cooper, Andranik Ovassapian
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-05


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