Benumof and Hagberg

Benumof and Hagberg's Airway Management

Enhance your airway management skills and overcome clinical challenges with Benumof and Hagberg's Airway Management, 3rd Edition. Trusted by anesthesiologists, residents, and nurse anesthetists, this one-of-a-kind anesthesiology reference offers expert, full-color guidance on pre- and post-intubation techniques and protocols, from equipment selection through management of complications.

Hardbound, 1168 Pages

Published: September 2012

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-2764-7


  • Part 1 Basic Clinical Science

    1 Functional Anatomy of the Airway

    2 Airway Imaging: Principles and Practical Guide

    3 Ultrasonography in Airway Management

    4 Physics and Modeling of the Airway

    5 Physiology of the Airway

    6 Airway Pharmacology

    7 Physiologic and Pathophysiologic Responses to Intubation

    Part 2 the Difficult Airway: Definition, Recognition, and the ASA Algorithm

    8 Definition and Incidence of the Difficult Airway

    9 Evaluation and Recognition of the Difficult Airway

    10 The ASA Difficult Airway Algorithm: Analysis and Presentation of a New Algorithm

    Part 3 Preintubation-Ventilation Procedures

    11 Preparation of the Patient for Awake Intubation

    12 Aspiration Prevention and Prophylaxis: Preoperative Considerations

    13 Preoxygen

    Part 4 The Airway Techniques

    14 Oxygen Delivery Systems, Inhalation Therapy, Respiratory Therapy

    15 Nonintubation Management of the Airway: Airway Maneuvers and Mask Ventilation

    16 Indications for Endotracheal Intubation

    17 Laryngoscopic Orotracheal and Nasotracheal Intubation

    18 Blind Digital Intubation

    19 Fiberoptic and Flexible Endoscopic-Aided Technique

    20 Retrograde Intubation Techniques

    21 Intubating Introducers, Stylets, and Lighted Stylets (Lightwands)

    22 Laryngeal Mask Airway

    23 Non-Laryngeal Mask Airway Supraglottic Airway Devices

    24 Upper Airway Retraction: New and Old Laryngoscope Blades

    25 Video Laryngoscopes

    26 Separation of the Two Lungs: double-Lumen Tubes, Endobronchial Blockers, and Endobronchial Single-Lumen Tubes

    27 Esophageal-Tracheal Double-Lumen Airways: The Combitube and EasyTube

    28 Percutaneous Translaryngeal Jet Ventilation

    29 Performance of Rigid Bronchoscopy

    30 Percutaneous Dilational Cricothyrotomy and Tracheostomy

    31 Surgical Airway

    32 Confirmation of Endotracheal Intubation

    Part 5 Difficult Airway Situations

    33 Prehospital Airway Management

    34 Disaster Preparedness, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, and Airway Management

    35 The Patient with a Full Stomach

    36 The Difficult Pediatric Airway

    37 The Difficult Airway in Obstetric Anesthesia

    38 Anesthetic and Airway Management of Microlaryngeal Surgery and Upper Airway Endoscopy

    39 The Difficult Airway in Conventional Head and Neck Surgery

    40 Anesthesia for Laser Airway Surgery

    41 The Traumatized Airway

    42 The Difficult Airway in Neurosurgery

    43 Obesity, Sleep Apnea, the Airway, and Anesthesia

    44 Airway Management in Burn Patients

    45 Regional Anesthesia and the Difficult Airway

    46 Airway Management in Intensive Care Medicine

    Part 6 Postintubation Procedures

    47 Endotracheal Tube and Respiratory Care

    48 Mechanical Ventilation

    49 Monitoring the Airway and Pulmonary Function

    50 Extubation and Reintubation of the Difficult Airway

    51 Complications of Managing the Airway

    Part 7 Societal Considerations

    52 Teaching Airway Management Outside the Operating Room

    53 Airway Management Instruction in the Operating Room

    54 Effective Dissemination of Critical Airway Information: The MedicAlert Foundation National Difficult Airway/Intubation Registry

    55 Medical-Legal Considerations: The ASA Closed Claims Project


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