- George Kovacs
- J. Adam Law
Written by international experts in a style that’s concise, practical and to the point, Airway Management in Emergencies covers all the options — both medical and surgical — for managing any patient’s airway in an emergency. Here, you’ll find the core knowledge and accompanying management protocols necessary to assess, oxygenate, intubate, and monitor patients requiring emergency airway management.
- Highlighted key points in each chapter
- Skill-sharpening review of core knowledge
- More than 100 figures that include a combination of original art work, fluoroscopy and Airwaycam images.
- A practical overview of both established and newer emergency airway equipment
- Far-reaching coverage addressing both the anticipated and unanticipated difficult airway, the uncooperative patient, and the “failed” airway.
- Chapters on treating a range of patient populations and clinical presentations, including an approach to the pediatric, the elderly, and the critically ill patient
- Perspectives on when and how to perform both “awake” and rapid sequence intubations and effectively administer post-intubation care
- A closing chapter on the interrelationship between human performance and patient safety — and how to optimize both in caring for patients requiring acute airway management
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