GENERAL

Preparation for Awake Intubation

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Preparation for Awake Intubation Ralph L. Slepian 1 Describe in detail the device or technique. The technique of “awake intubation” may be misnamed. Dr. Andranick Ovassapian, the founder of the…

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Stylet-like Adjuncts to Laryngoscopy and Intubation

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Stylet-like Adjuncts to Laryngoscopy and Intubation James C. DuCanto Yen Chow Clinical Scenario: A 45-year-old presenting for general anesthesia has an unanticipated difficult tracheal intubation (UDTI) with both direct and…

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Failed Direct Laryngotracheal Intubation Rescue

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Failed Direct Laryngotracheal Intubation Rescue Kenneth N. Hiller Carin A. Hagberg Clinical Scenario: A 48-year-old woman presents for laparoscopic intra-abdominal surgery. She has a body mass index of 45 kg/m2…

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Unexpected Failed Direct Laryngoscopy

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Unexpected Failed Direct Laryngoscopy Jennifer E. Sainsbury Richard M. Cooper Clinical Scenario: An otherwise healthy patient presents for lower abdominal surgery. According to the patient, surgery under general anesthesia, 6…

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Direct Laryngoscopy and the POGO Score

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Direct Laryngoscopy and the POGO Score Richard M. Levitan 1 Describe in detail the device or technique. DL is the creation of a direct line-of-sight to the larynx using a…

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Difficult Mask Ventilation

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Difficult Mask Ventilation Adrian A. Matioc Clinical Scenario: A 48-year-old obese woman presents for elective cholecystectomy. Her body mass index (BMI) is 45. Though she snores loudly, she has not…

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Routine Mask Ventilation

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Routine Mask Ventilation Adrian A. Matioc 1 Describe in detail the device or technique. The standard face mask (FM) in use today is a disposable device consisting of a transparent…

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Difficult Airway Letter

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Difficult Airway Letter Lynette J. Mark Lorraine J. Foley Vinciya Pandian Clinical Scenario: A 49-year-old woman presents for elective laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy under general anesthesia. The patient is 5′ 8″…

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Preoperative Endoscopic Airway Evaluation

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Preoperative Endoscopic Airway Evaluation Anup Pamnani Ralph L. Slepian 1 Describe in detail the device or technique. The American Society of Anesthesiologists’ difficult Airway Practice Guidelines recommend a three-component approach…

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