Manual of Emergency Airway Management

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-04-10
  • Publisher: LWW
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Manual of Emergency Airway Management, now in its 4th edition, is a practical guide to emergency airway management in any adult or pediatric patient and offers step-by-step instructions on techniques, drug administration, and prevention and management of complications.The book may be used in conjunction with the Difficult Airway CourseTM, or on its own. The text has been reorganized to reflect the decision-making process of emergency care providers treating the patient in distress. Features include: Completely reorganized chapters into cohesive sections Expanded discussion of videolaryngoscopes, including newer, low-cost alternatives More illustrations, with expanded "how to" descriptions Revised and updated airway algorithms

Table of Contents

Prefacep. v
Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Principles of Airway Management
The Decision to Intubatep. 1
Identification of the Difficult and Failed Airwayp. 8
The Emergency Airway Algorithmsp. 22
Applied Functional Anatomy of the Airwayp. 35
Oxygen Delivery
Supplemental Oxygenp. 45
Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilationp. 53
Mechanical Ventilationp. 59
Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Monitoringp. 68
Basic Airway Management
Bag-Mask Ventilationp. 79
Laryngeal Mask Airwaysp. 92
Extraglottic Devicesp. 110
Tracheal Intubation
Direct Laryngoscopyp. 120
Video Laryngoscopyp. 139
Optical and Light-Guided Devicesp. 158
Flexible Endoscopic Intubationp. 165
Fiberoptic and Video Intubating Styletsp. 174
Blind Intubation Techniquesp. 185
Surgical Airway Managementp. 193
Pharmacology and Techniques of Airway Management
Rapid Sequence Intubationp. 220
Pretreatment Agentsp. 233
Sedative Induction Agentsp. 241
Neuromuscular Blocking Agentsp. 254
Anesthesia and Sedation for Awake Intubationp. 266
Pediatric Airway Management
Differentiating Aspects of the Pediatric Airwayp. 275
Pediatric Airway Techniquesp. 293
The Difficult Pediatric Airwayp. 303
Foreign Body in the Pediatric Airwayp. 315
EMS Airway Management
Approach to the EMS Airwayp. 321
Alternative Devices for EMS Airway Managementp. 332
Difficult and Failed Airway Management in EMSp. 340
Special Clinical Circumstances
The Trauma Patientp. 347
Elevated Intracranial Pressure
Reactive Airways Diseasep. 367
Distorted Airways and Acute Upper Airway Obstructionp. 377
The Patient in Shockp. 383
The Pregnant Patientp. 391
Prolonged Seizure Activityp. 398
The Geriatric Patientp. 404
The Morbidly Obese Patientp. 410
Foreign Body in the Adult Airwayp. 418
Indexp. 425
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