Airway Management Under Combat Conditions

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CASE PRESENTATION Print Section Listen A unit of a 14-person, six-vehicle military convoy is moving through a village in northern Afghanistan. As the convoy pulls out on open road at…

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Airway Management in Austere Environments

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CASE PRESENTATION Print Section Listen As an anesthesia practitioner, you have been deployed with your national disaster response team to a low-income country (LIC) that has just experienced an earthquake….

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Difficult Airway Carts

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INTRODUCTION Print Section Listen Why Are Difficult Airway Carts Necessary? The concept of difficult and failed airway carts is not a novel one. These carts usually serve two purposes: Managing…

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Teaching and Simulation for Airway Management

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INTRODUCTION Print Section Listen It is sometimes striking how difficult it is to teach airway management well, and to have the student learn it, even with a comprehensive immersion experience…

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What Is Unique About the Obstetrical Airway?

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INTRODUCTION Print Section Listen The ability to maintain a patent airway, provide adequate oxygenation, and place an endotracheal tube (ETT) remains a major concern for airway practitioners. Despite many equipment…

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Post-Obstructive Pulmonary Edema (POPE)

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CASE PRESENTATION Print Section Listen A 26-year-old man presented with a fractured tibia and fibula, sustained during a collision with two other players while playing recreational hockey. He was scheduled…

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