Manual of Emergency Airway Management by Ron Walls MD, Michael Murphy MD MPH

By Ron Walls MD, Michael Murphy MD MPH

Manual of Emergency Airway administration, now in its 4th version, is a realistic advisor to emergency airway administration in any grownup or pediatric sufferer and gives step by step directions on concepts, drug management, and prevention and administration of complications.The e-book can be utilized at the side of the tricky Airway CourseTM, or by itself. The textual content has been reorganized to mirror the decision-making means of emergency care services treating the sufferer in distress.

Features include:

  • Completely reorganized chapters into cohesive sections
  • Expanded dialogue of videolaryngoscopes, together with more moderen, inexpensive alternatives
  • More illustrations, with extended “how to” descriptions
  • Revised and up-to-date airway algorithms

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See text for details. EGD, extraglottic device. ) approximately 90%. When the oxygen saturation reaches this level, the appropriate first maneuver is BMV of the patient. This approach underscores the importance of assessing the likelihood of successful BMV (MOANS, see Chapter 2) before beginning the intubation sequence. In the vast majority of cases, especially when neuromuscular blockade has been used, BMV will provide adequate ventilation and oxygenation for the patient, defined as maintenance of the oxygen saturation at 90% or higher.

Combes X, Sauvat S, Leroux B, et al. Intubating laryngeal mask airway in morbidly obese and lean patients: a comparative study. Anesthesiology. 2005;102(6):1106–1109. 17. Combes X, Le Roux B, Suen P, et al. Unanticipated difficult airway in anesthetized patients: prospective validation of a management algorithm. Anesthesiology. 2004;100(5):1146–1150. 18. Tremblay MH, Williams S, Robitaille A, et al. Poor visualization during direct laryngoscopy and high upper lip bite test score are predictors of difficult intubation with the GlideScope videolaryngoscope.

J Emerg Med 2011;41(4):347-54. CHAPTER 2 THE DIFFICULT AND FAILED AIRWAY ● 21 8. Bair AE, Filbin MR, Kulkarni RG, et al. The failed intubation attempt in the emergency department: analysis of prevalence, rescue techniques, and personnel. J Emerg Med. 2002;23(2):131–140. 9. Langeron O, Masso E, Huraux C, et al. Prediction of difficult mask ventilation. Anesthesiology. 2000;92(5):1229–1236. 10. Huh J, Shin HY, Kim SH, et al. Diagnostic predictor of difficult laryngoscopy: the hyomental distance ratio.

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