Basics of Airway Management—Part II (Tips and Tidbits)



Basics of Airway Management—Part II (Tips and Tidbits)


Catherine Marcucci MD

Nabil M. Elkassabany MD



Airway management is both a science and an art, and the wise anesthesia provider will make himself a lifelong student. An informal review of the peer-reviewed anesthesia literature shows that there are at least 25 new manuscripts, case reports, and letters on airway management each month. Similarly, even the “old” drugs in airway management are under ongoing evaluation—the literature for the first months of 2007 contains dozens of reports on the use of succinylcholine, a drug that has been in clinical use for about 60 years. The authors feel strongly that there is also ample opportunity to learn from the spoken tradition as well.

Jul 1, 2016 | Posted by in ANESTHESIA | Comments Off on Basics of Airway Management—Part II (Tips and Tidbits)
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