The Difficult Airway: A Practical Guide

Spiral Bound | May 22, 2013

byCarin A. Hagberg, Carlos A. Artime, William H. Daily

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As the cornerstone of Anesthesiology practice, airway management is a procedure frequently performed by anesthesiologists as well as emergency physicians and intensivists. Since airway devices and techniques continually change, trainees must achieve proficiency with all of the variousinstruments and methods, and practitioners routinely need to update their airway skills. The Difficult Airway: A Practical Guide provides practical guidelines for improving the success rates of airway managers of all specialties who use modern airway devices and techniques. The book addresses various clinical scenarios in a user-friendly format that mimics the approach clinicians encounter at educational workshops. Sections address airway devices and techniques, awake intubation, algorithms of difficult airway management, pharmacologic adjuncts useful in airwaymanagement, equipment, preoxygenation, and patient positioning strategies to ensure effective airway management. The Difficult Airway: A Practical Guide is augmented by a DVD containing video demonstrations of airway management techniques.

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As the cornerstone of Anesthesiology practice, airway management is a procedure frequently performed by anesthesiologists as well as emergency physicians and intensivists. Since airway devices and techniques continually change, trainees must achieve proficiency with all of the variousinstruments and methods, and practitioners routinely...

Carin A. Hagberg is Joseph C. Grabel Professor and Chair in the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas. Carlos A. Artime is Assistant Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas. William H. Daily is Assist...

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Format:Spiral BoundDimensions:224 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 1 inPublished:May 22, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199794413

ISBN - 13:9780199794416

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Table of Contents

1. Ankur Khosla and Davide Cattano: Airway Assessment2. Carlos Artime: Preparation for Awake Intubation3. Henrique Vale and Davide Cattano: Preoxygenation and Positioning4. William H. Daily: Mask Ventilation5. William H. Daily: Nasotracheal Intubation6. William H. Daily: Supraglottic Airway Devices7. William H. Daily: ETTs and Laryngoscopy Techniques8. Lara Ferrario: Intubation Stylets9. Carlos Artime: Flexible Fiberoptic Intubation10. Katherine Normand and Paul Aucoin: Retrograde Intubation11. Katherine Normand: Percutaneous Transtracheal Jet Ventilation12. Katherine Normand: Cricothyrotomy13. Lara Ferrario: Extubation Catheters14. Jay Pinsky and Carin A. Hagberg: Combination Techniques15. Ranu Jain: Pediatric Airway Management16. William H. Daily: Difficult Airway Supplies17. Sam Gumbert: Special Considerations for Out of OR and CPR18. Sam Gumbert: Communication of the Difficult Airway and Dissemination of Critical Airway Information