Hagberg and Benumof's Airway Management - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9780323428811, 9780323449182

Hagberg and Benumof's Airway Management

4th Edition

Authors: Carin Hagberg
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323428811
eBook ISBN: 9780323448932
eBook ISBN: 9780323449182
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 9th October 2017
Page Count: 1168

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Anesthesiologists, residents, and advanced practice practitioners alike rely upon the comprehensive content of Hagberg and Benumof’s Airway Management to remain proficient in this essential area. The 4th Edition, by Drs. Carin A. Hagberg, Carlos A. Artime, and Michael F. Aziz, continues the tradition of excellence with coverage of new devices and algorithms, new research, new outcomes reporting, and much more – while retaining a concise, how-to approach; carefully chosen illustrations; and case examples and analysis throughout.

Key Features

  • Offers expert, full-color guidance on pre- and post-intubation techniques and protocols, from equipment selection through management of complications.
  • Includes access to more than 25 videos online, including ultrasonography and non-invasive airway management and flexible scope intubation.

Table of Contents

Hagberg and Benumof's Airway Management, 4e




PART 1 Basic Clinical Science Considerations

1. Functional anatomy of the airway

2. Radiographic and cross-sectional imaging of the airway

3. Ultrasonography in airway management

4. Physics 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. Airway assessment and prediction of the difficult airway

10. Development of an airway management plan

11. Algorithms for management of the difficult airway

PART 3 Preintubation-Ventilation Procedures

12. Preparation of the patient for awake intubation

13. Aspiration prevention and prophylaxis: preoperative considerations for the full stomach patient

14. Preoxygenation

15. Techniques to Induce General Anesthesia

PART 4 The Airway Techniques

16. History of airway management

17. Oxygen delivery systems, inhalation and respiratory therapy

18. Noninvasive management of the airway

19. Supraglottic airway techniques: Laryngeal mask airways

20. Supraglottic airway techniques: Nonlaryngeal mask airways

21. Laryngoscopic tracheal intubation

22. Blind intubation techniques

23. Intubating introducers, lighted and optical stylets

24. Video-assisted laryngoscopy

25. Flexible scope intubation techniques

26. Lung isolation techniques

27. Percutaneous emergency airway access

28. Rigid bronchoscopy

29. Surgical airway

30. Confirmation of tracheal intubation

PART 5 Difficult Airway Situations

31. Prehospital airway management

32. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and airway management

33. Austere environment and disaster preparedness

34. Airway Management in the Trauma Patient

35. Airway management in burn patients

36. Airway management in pediatric patients

37. Airway management in obstetric patients

38. Airway management in head and neck surgery

39. Anesthesia for laser airway surgery

40. Airway management in neurosurgical patients

41. Obesity, Sleep Apnea, the Airway, and Anesthesia


42. Regional anesthesia and the difficult airway

43. Airway management in nonoperating room locations

44. Airway management in intensive care medicine

PART 6 Postintubation Procedures

45. Endotracheal tube and respiratory care

46. Mechanical ventilation 47. Monitoring the airway and pulmonary function

48. Extubation and reintubation of the difficult airway

49. Complications of managing the airway

PART 7 Societal Considerations

50. Airway management education

51. Dissemination of critical airway information

52. Airway Research

53. Airway management and outcomes reporting

54. Role of the airway community



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About the Author

Carin Hagberg

Affiliations and Expertise

Carin A. Hagberg, MD, FASA | Chief Academic Officer,Division Head, Anesthesiology, Critical Care & Pain Medicine,Helen Shaffer Fly Distinguished Professor of AnesthesiologyDepartment of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine,University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center,Houston, TX