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Suck strong or go home

The ideal suction tool for intubations is debatable, but it seems clear that the Yankauer is a poor choice. Persistent use of the Yankauer suction catheter for airway management represents a profession-wide failure in our ability to manage large-volume regurgitation. EMCrit by Josh Farkas.

via PulmCrit: Large-bore suction for intubation: strategies & devices — EMCrit

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