Manual of Emergency Airway Management / Edition 1

Manual of Emergency Airway Management / Edition 1

by Ron M. Walls
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781726166

ISBN-13: 9780781726160

Pub. Date: 05/28/2000

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Presented in a thoroughly revised Third Edition, this definitive manual offers step-by-step, expert guidance on emergency airway management for patients of all ages, mechanism of illness or injury, or the setting of care: prehospital, emergency department, or in-hospital. Using easy-to-follow algorithms, diagrams and helpful mnemonics, the book provides comprehensive…  See more details below

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Presented in a thoroughly revised Third Edition, this definitive manual offers step-by-step, expert guidance on emergency airway management for patients of all ages, mechanism of illness or injury, or the setting of care: prehospital, emergency department, or in-hospital. Using easy-to-follow algorithms, diagrams and helpful mnemonics, the book provides comprehensive coverage of airway assessment, management approaches, drug administration, technical procedures, and rescue techniques for the difficult or failed airway. Each chapter is extensive updated with full-color illustrations and clear, specific, evidence-based recommendations. The special emphasis on new evidence, approaches, and devices make this third edition, like its predecessors, the premier resource in the field of emergency airway management.

Written by leading emergency physicians, intensivits, and anesthesiologists from the expert international faculty of The Difficult Airway Course: Emergency, The Difficult Airway Course: Anesthesia and The Difficult Airway Course: EMS, An organized, structured approach that greatly simplifies recognition and management of the difficult airway, Clear recommendations from experts regarding the best approaches for managing airways in difficult clinical scenarios, The definitive algorithms for emergency airway management, presented in an understandable and highly useful format, Rich illustration to reinforce teaching points, with over 150 full color figures, Includes an entire section devoted to difficult clinical scenarios, such as upper airway obstruction, the pregnant patient, the obese patient, and the patient in shock.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781726160
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
05/28/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
7.09(w) x 9.84(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1 The decision to intubate Ron M. Walls Walls, Ron M. 1

2 The emergency airway algorithms Ron M. Walls Walls, Ron M. 8

3 Rapid sequence intubation Ron M. Walls Walls, Ron M. 23

4 Applied functional anatomy of the airway Michael F. Murphy Murphy, Michael F. 36

5 Supplemental oxygenation and bag-mask ventilation Tobias D. Barker Barker, Tobias D. Robert E. Schneider Schneider, Robert E. 47

6 Endotracheal intubation Michael F. Murphy Murphy, Michael F. Tobias D. Barker Barker, Tobias D. Robert E. Schneider Schneider, Robert E. 62

7 Identifications of the difficult and failed airway Michael F. Murphy Murphy, Michael F. Ron M. Wallis Wallis, Ron M. 81

8 Sedation and anesthesia for awake intubation Michael F. Murphy Murphy, Michael F. 94

9 Blind intubation techniques Steven A. Godwin Godwin, Steven A. 104

10 Extraglottic devices Michael F. Murphy Murphy, Michael F. 112

11 Lighted stylet intubation Michael F. Murphy Murphy, Michael F. Orlando R. Hung Hung, Orlando R. 139

12 Flexible fiberoptic intubation Michael F. Murphy Murphy, Michael F. Peter M. C. DeBlieux DeBlieux, Peter M. C. 149

13 Fiberoptic stylets and guides Calvin A. Brown III Brown, Calvin A., III Michael F. Murphy Murphy, Michael F. 158

14 Video laryngoscopy John C. Sakles Sakles, John C. Calvin A. Brown III Brown, Calvin A., III 167

15 Optically enhanced laryngoscopy John C. Sakles Sakles, John C. Ross B. Rodgers Rodgers, Ross B. 185

16 Surgical airway techniques Robert J. Vissers Vissers, Robert J. Aaron E. Blair Blair, Aaron E. 192

17 Pretreatment agents David A. Caro Caro, David A. Stephen Bush Bush, Stephen 221

18 Sedative induction agents David A. Caro Caro, David A. Katren R. Tyler Tyler,Katren R. 234

19 Neuromuscular blocking agents David A. Caro Caro, David A. Erik G. Laurin Laurin, Erik G. 248

20 Approach to the pediatric airway Robert C. Luten Luten, Robert C. John D. McAllister McAllister, John D. 263

21 Pediatric airway techniques Robert C. Luten Luten, Robert C. John D. McAllister McAllister, John D. 282

22 The difficult pediatrics airway Robert C. Luten Luten, Robert C. Niranjan Kissoon Kissoon, Niranjan 291

23 Airway management in the prehospital setting Richard D. Zane Zane, Richard D. Michael F. Murphy Murphy, Michael F. 303

24 Alternative devices for EMS airway management Charles N. Pozner Pozner, Charles N. Stephen J. Nelson Nelson, Stephen J. 313

25 Controversies in EMS airway management Michael F. Murphy Murphy, Michael F. 320

26 RSI using nondepolarizing agents Ron M. Walls Walls, Ron M. 326

27 Trauma Ron M. Walls Walls, Ron M. 332

28 Elevated intracranial pressure Andy S. Jagoda Jagoda, Andy S. John J. Bruns, Jr. Bruns, John J., Jr. 343

29 Reactive airways disease Bret P. Nelson Nelson, Bret P. Andy S. Jagoda Jagoda, Andy S. 351

30 Distorted airways and acute upper airway obstruction Michael F. Murphy Murphy, Michael F. Richard D. Zane Zane, Richard D. 361

31 The critically ill patient Michael F. Murphy Murphy, Michael F. Stephen Beed Beed, Stephen Ron M. Walls Walls, Ron M. 367

32 The pregnant patient Holly Ann Muir Muir, Holly Ann Richard D. Zane Zane, Richard D. 379

33 Prolonged seizure activity Robert J. Vissers Vissers, Robert J. 385

34 The geriatric patient Patrick A. Nee Nee, Patrick A. Diane M. Birnbaumer Birnbaumer, Diane M. 391

35 The morbidly obese patient Sarah H. Wiser Wiser, Sarah H. Richard D. Zane Zane, Richard D. 397

36 Foreign body in the adult airway Ron M. Walls Walls, Ron M. 407

37 Mechanical ventilation Michael F. Murphy Murphy, Michael F. Peter M. C. DeBlieux DeBlieux, Peter M. C. 413

38 Noninvasive mechanical ventilation Peter M. C. DeBlieux DeBlieux, Peter M. C. Kerry B. Broderick Broderick, Kerry B. 422

39 Pulse oximetry and capnography/capnometry Michael F. Murphy Murphy, Michael F. Baruch Krauss Krauss, Baruch 428

Index 439

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