Airway management

Edited by Suzanne J Hughes and Andy Mardell

in Oxford Handbook of Perioperative Practice

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199239641
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598014 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Airway management

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The importance of airway management - The role of the anaesthetic practitioner in airway management - Maintaining the airway - Endotracheal tubes: overview - Types of endotracheal tubes - Laryngeal mask airway - Additional supraglottic devices - Difficult airway assessment - Rapid sequence induction (RSI) - Failed intubation/failed ventilation

Chapter.  5952 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Operating Department Practice ; Anaesthetics

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