Manual of Emergency Airway Management / Edition 3
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Manual of Emergency Airway Management / Edition 3

by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781784948

ISBN-13: 9780781784948

Pub. Date: 05/01/2008

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Prepared by the faculty of the National Emergency Airway Management Course, this manual is an expert, practical guide to emergency airway management in any adult or pediatric patient. It offers step-by-step instructions on techniques, drug administration, and prevention and management of complications and includes a complete section on difficult clinical scenarios.

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Overview

Prepared by the faculty of the National Emergency Airway Management Course, this manual is an expert, practical guide to emergency airway management in any adult or pediatric patient. It offers step-by-step instructions on techniques, drug administration, and prevention and management of complications and includes a complete section on difficult clinical scenarios. The book is packed with easy-to-follow algorithms and diagrams and helpful mnemonics.

Each of the Third Edition's chapters includes improved full-color illustrations and updated evidence-based analyses of procedures. A new section geared to the prehospital setting presents current National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians guidelines, including alternative airway devices.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781784948
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
05/01/2008
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Section1: Approach to the Airway

The Decision to Intubate

The Emergency Airway Algorithms

Rapid Sequence Intubation

Applied Functional Anatomy of the Airway

Supplemental Oxygenation and Bag Mask Ventilation

Endotracheal Intubation

section 2:The Difficult And Failed Airway

Identification of the Difficult and Failed Airway

Sedation and Anesthesia for Awake Intubation

Blind Intubation Techniques

Extraglottic Devices

Lighted Stylet Intubation

Flexible Fiberoptic Intubation

Fiberoptic Stylets and Guides

Video Laryngoscopy

Optically Enhanced Laryngoscopy

Surgical Airway Management

Sectioin 3:Pharmacology of Airway Management

Pretreatment Agents

Sedative and Induction Agents

Neuromuscular Blocking Agents

Section 4:Pediatric Airway Management

Approach to the Pediatric Airway

Pediatric Airway Techniques

The Difficult Airway in Pediatrics

Section 5: EMS Airway Management

Airway Management in the Prehospital Setting

Alternative Devices for EMS Airway Management

Controversies in EMS Airway Management

Section 6: Special Clinical Circumstances

RSI Using Nondepolarizing Agents

Trauma

Elevated Intracranial Pressure

Reactive Airways Disease

Distorted Airway or Upper Airway Obstruction

The Critically Ill Patient

The Pregnant Patient

Prolonged Seizure Activity

The Geriatric Patient

The Morbidly Obese Patient

Foreign Body in the Adult Airway

Section 7: Mechanical Ventilation and Monitoring

Mechanical Ventilation

Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation

Pulse Oximetry and Capnography/Capnometry

Index

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