Atlas of Airway Management: Techniques and Tools

Atlas of Airway Management: Techniques and Tools

by Steven L. Orebaugh
     
 

Successful airway management demands strict attention to anatomic detail and the ability to tailor management strategies to each patient’s illness and presentation. With the Atlas of Airway Management, readers will discover a clinically focused, abundantly illustrated guide to relevant anatomy, as well as the latest tools and proven techniques in the

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Overview

Successful airway management demands strict attention to anatomic detail and the ability to tailor management strategies to each patient’s illness and presentation. With the Atlas of Airway Management, readers will discover a clinically focused, abundantly illustrated guide to relevant anatomy, as well as the latest tools and proven techniques in the field.

 The Second Edition of this respected resource presents an improved and enlarged text—along with new sections on pediatric applications, bronchoscopy, special airway considerations in the emergency room and the ICU, and post-intubation care issues. Coverage of new and emerging techniques includes material on noninvasive ventilation and high-frequency jet ventilation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781797245
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
10/28/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

PART I: ROUTINE AIRWAY MANAGEMENT
Airway Anatomy
Mask Ventilation
Direct Laryngoscopy
The Pediatric Airway
Confirmation of Endotracheal Tube Placement
Retraction Blades for Direct Laryngoscopy
Pharmacology of Airway Management

PART II: DIFFICULT AIRWAY MANAGEMENT: RECOGNITION, TRAINING, AND MANAGEMENT
Definition, Incidence, and Predictors of the Difficult Airway
Decision Making in Difficult Airway Management
Training in Airway Management
Examples and Illustrations of Conditions Predisposing to Difficult Airway Management

PART III: ADJUNCTS TO DIRECT LARYNGOSCOPY
Mirrors and Mirror Blades
Prisms and Prism Blades
Bougies and Airway Stylets

PART IV: BLIND INTUBATION
Blind Nasotracheal Intubation
Blind Orotracheal Intubation

PART V: LIGHTWANDS AND OPTICAL STYLETS
Lightwands
Optical Stylets

PART VI: RETROGRADE TECHNIQUES
Retrograde Intubation

PART VII: FIBEROPTIC TECHNIQUES
Flexible Fiberoptic Bronchoscopes
Rigid Fiberoptic Scopes

PART VIII: EMERGENCY VENTILATION
Esophageal-Tracheal Combitube
Laryngeal Mask Airway
Intubating Laryngeal Mask Airway
New Supraglottic Ventilation Devices
Transtracheal "Jet" Ventilation

PART IX: COMBINATION TECHNIQUES
Intubation through Laryngeal Mask Airway or Intubation Laryngeal Mask Airway with a Bougie, Lighted Stylet, or Optical Stylet
Retrograde Intubation and Flexible Fiberoptic Bronchoscope Intubation
Flexible Fiberoptic Bronchoscope Intubation through the Laryngeal Mask Airway
Flexible Fiberoptic Bronchoscope Intubation through the Intubating Laryngeal Mask Airway
Flexible Fiberoptic Bronchoscope Intubation and the Esophageal-tracheal Combitube
Transtracheal Jet Ventilation and Flexible Fiberoptic Bronchoscope Intubation

PART X: EMERGENCY SURGICAL AIRWAYS
Cricothyrotomy
Wire-Guided Cricothyrotomy

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