Difficult Airway Management

Paperback | February 5, 2009

EditorMansukh Popat

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Management of a patient with a difficult airway has undergone significant changes in recent years, with the introduction of both new guidelines and equipment. Chapters cover basic topics such as recognition of a difficult airway and general principles of management and then move onto morecomplicated topics such as the 'anticipated' and 'unanticipated' difficult airway scenarios. New equipment is outlined and reviewed, and a chapter focuses on extubation and its importance. The book also includes a chapter on management in common clinical settings and a separate chapter coverspaediatric airway management. This book summarises the most up-to-date literature in a style that has direct clinical application to busy healthcare professionals. Designed to give readers a greater insight into the management of difficult airway as a clinical entity, this pocketbook is the ideal easy reference guide.

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Management of a patient with a difficult airway has undergone significant changes in recent years, with the introduction of both new guidelines and equipment. Chapters cover basic topics such as recognition of a difficult airway and general principles of management and then move onto morecomplicated topics such as the 'anticipated' and...

Mansukh Popat is Consultant Anaesthetist in the Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics at John Radcliffe Hospital, and Honorary Senior Clinical lecturer at Oxford University, Oxford, UK.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:182 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.31 inPublished:February 5, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780199554515

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Table of Contents

1. Rehana Iqbal and Atul Kapila: Difficult airway: definitions, incidence and consequences2. Mansukh Popat: Difficult airway management: general principles3. Jaideep Pandit: Basic anatomical, physiological and pharmacological principles of difficult airway management4. Chris Frerk and Kawshala Peiris: Pre-operative airway assessment5. Mike Goodwin: Management of the anticipated difficult airway: without clinical upper airway obstruction6. Stuart W. Benham: Management of the anticipated difficult airway: the patient with critical upper airway obstruction7. Mansukh Popat and Mridula Rai: Awake fibreoptic intubation8. Alexander G. Marfin and Jairaj Rangasami: Management of the unanticipated difficult airway: the 'can't intubate, can ventilate' scenario9. Ben Maxwell and Hamid Manji: Unanticipated difficult airway intubation: 'can't intubate, can't ventilate' (CICV) scenario10. Jenny H. Thompson: Difficult airway in special situations11. David Mason and Sara McDouall: Management of paediatric difficult airway12. Ravi Dravid and Gene Lee: Extubation and re-intubation strategy13. Imran Ahmad and Shaun Scott: New airway devices for difficult airway management14. Imogen Davies and Mansukh Popat: Airway training