Bouncing Back from the Beach – Cutting to Air to secure an Emergency Surgical Airway Summary by: Thomas Dolven To handle airways means being prepared to handle them all the way. You need to be prepared for a cannot intubate cannot oxygenate CICO scenario. The common, final end point of airway management in a is… Continue Reading
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Scalpel Finger Bougie Cricothyrotomy for SMACC 2014 from Scott from EMCrit on Vimeo. This is the technique for surgical airway as taught at Greater Sydney Area HEMS. Thanks for Scott Weingart for producing this demonstration video
Pearls from Rich Levitan on surgical airways: Do the “Laryngeal Handshake” to identify airway anatomy and the Cricothyroid “Cartilaginous Cage” is protective
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