Airway Management out of the Comfort Zone

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This Session covers:

-A pragmatic approach to airway management when the airway looks difficult, the patient sick, the environment challenging, or all of the above

-The choice of drugs and equipment, the roles of team members, use of checklists and how to plan for failure

During this session we will discuss an approach to planning for airway interventions which considers:

-Personnel

-Positioning

-Pre-oxygenation

-Use of a checklist

-Drugs

-Techniques

  • DAS Plans ABCD
  • Vortex Non Surgical Airway (NSA) techniques and Emergency Surgical Airway (ESA) technique

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