Manual of Emergency Airway Management / Edition 2

Manual of Emergency Airway Management / Edition 2

by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781747643

ISBN-13: 9780781747646

Pub. Date: 05/03/2004

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Prepared by the faculty of the National Emergency Airway Management Course, this manual is an expert, practical guide to this challenging procedure. 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

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Prepared by the faculty of the National Emergency Airway Management Course, this manual is an expert, practical guide to this challenging procedure. 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.

All chapters have been updated for this Second Edition and templated to ensure consistent organization. The authors have removed obsolete drugs and added evidence-based analyses of procedures. A new section on implementation includes stocking the airway cart, establishing protocols, training, and skill retention.

This edition is also available electronically for handheld computers. See PDA listing for details.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781747646
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
05/03/2004
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Contributing authors
Preface
Acknowledgments
Sect. 1Approach to the airway
1The decision to intubate1
2The emergency airway algorithms8
3Rapid sequence intubation22
4Applied functional anatomy of the airway33
Sect. 2Airway management techniques
5Bag/mask ventilation and endotracheal intubation43
6Identification of the difficult and failed airway70
7Sedation and anesthesia for awake intubation82
8Blind intubation techniques90
9Laryngeal mask airways97
10Supraglottic devices110
11Lighted stylet intubation120
12Flexible fiberoptic intubation127
13Rigid and semirigid fiberoptic intubation135
14Video laryngoscopy151
15Surgical airway techniques158
Sect. 3The pharmacology of airway management
16Pretreatment agents183
17Sedative and induction agents189
18Neuromuscular blocking agents200
Sect. 4Pediatric airway management
19Approach to the pediatric airway212
20Pediatric airway techniques228
21The difficult pediatric airway236
Sect. 5Special clinical circumstances
22RSI using nondepolarizing agents245
23Trauma251
24Increased intracranial pressure262
25Reactive airways disease270
26Distorted airways and upper airway obstruction277
27The critically ill patient281
28The pregnant patient290
29Prolonged seizure activity293
30The geriatric patient298
31The morbidly obese patient302
32Foreign body in the adult airway307
33Airway management in the prehospital setting312
Sect. 6Monitoring and mechanical ventilation
34Mechanical ventilation320
35Noninvasive ventilation327
36Pulse oximetry333
Subject index337

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