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Posted: May 5th, 2009 •• Category: Education, Techniques

What if you are called to handle the airway of a patient with suspected swine flu virus infection? Do you know what to do and what precautions to take for yourself? We can only learn from the most recent past and the SARS epidemic. SARS Experience and DA SARS a practical approach

Editorializing the Editorial.

Posted: Mar 31st, 2009 •• Category: Education, VideoLaryngoscopy

Anaesthesia Editorial Editorializing the Editorial

I hope this clip hits home

Posted: Mar 17th, 2009 •• Category: Education, Evaluation, Techniques

What can I say, but say that I strongly believe that what we do when we take care of patients and specifically take care of handling their airways, is extremely important. With the risk of sounding like a broken record, I will continue to make airway management teaching, my priority. Take a look at this […]

Percutaneous Cricothyroidotomy

Posted: Jan 17th, 2009 •• Category: Percutaneous Cricothyroidotomy, Techniques

It is a lifesaving technique that provides an opening in the cricothyroid membrane to gain access to the trachea and is the last effort rescue technique for the failed airway in patients over 10 years of age. READ POST cricothyroidotomy SEE FEATURED ABSTRACTS Article 3 Article I Article II SEE PIctures cric-sequence

The use of the LMA as a Rescue Airway Device

Posted: Jan 17th, 2009 •• Category: SGA, Techniques, VideoLaryngoscopy

The LMA is considered to be one of the most important developments in airway management and serves many purposes:Definitive airway, alternative to BMV and intubation, as rescue devices and as a conduit for intubation. The Fastrach LMA or Intubating LMA (ILMA) was released in 1997. READ POST lma-as-rescue device RECOMENDED ABSTRACTS:lma-fastrach1/ lma-fastrachlma-and-da1/ laryngeal-tube1 laryngeal-tube-review1/ lma-fastrach […]