Airway Procedures

Guy Jackson, Neil Soni and Christopher Whiten

in Practical Procedures in Anaesthesia and Critical Care

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2010 | ISBN: 9780199573028
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753398 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Speciality Training

Airway Procedures

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This chapter discusses airway procedures, including airway maintenance, laryngeal mask airways, tracheal intubation (oral tracheal intubation, nasal intubation, bougies and other intubation aids), rapid sequence induction (RSI), double lumen tube insertion, airway devices and ‘special’ airways, video-laryngoscopes, difficult intubation scenarios, retrograde tracheal intubation, emergency airway access, fibreoptic intubation, percutaneous tracheostomy, bronchoscopy, and ventilation.

Chapter.  20924 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Anaesthetics ; Critical Care

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