Key Features

  • Practice with confidence by consulting the only reference exclusively dedicated to airway management, and trusted by anesthesiologists, residents, and nurse anesthetists for up-to-date information on every aspect of the field.
  • Focus on the most essential and practical information with a concise, how-to approach, carefully chosen illustrations, and case examples and analysis throughout.

Table of Contents

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 Sur

Details

No. of pages:
1168
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Electronic ISBN:
9781455738106
Electronic ISBN:
9780323246750
Print ISBN:
9781437727647

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