Airway Management - 2021
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Pulmonary, 2021, 9:20:00
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This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook,Fundamental Critical Care Support, 7th edition , titled "Airway Management."
Learning Objectives
  • Recognize the indications for endotracheal intubation and signs of impending airway compromise..
  • Discuss the key management principles of these devices.
  • Discuss the different techniques used to manually establish a patent airway and ensure adequate mask ventilation.
  • Elucidate the different types and proper use of tools to supplement airway management, including the use of supraglottic airways.
  • List the necessary equipment needed for endotracheal intubation, the clinical signs of a potentially difficult airway, and alternatives to direct laryngoscopy to accomplish endotracheal intubation.
  • Delineate alternatives to establish an airway when endotracheal intubation is not feasible.
  • Discuss the difficult airway algorithm and approaches to avoid and/or rectify the Can’t Intubate, Can’t Ventilate/Oxygenate (CICV/CICO) scenario.
  • Identify the pharmacologic agents used to facilitate airway management, their classification, indications, and potential adverse effects/contraindications.
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Content Type Book Chapter
Knowledge Area Pulmonary
Knowledge Level Foundational
Knowledge Level Intermediate
Knowledge Level Advanced
Membership Level Select
Membership Level Professional
Membership Level Associate
Tag Airway Management
Year 2021


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