Book 2013

The Difficult Airway

An Atlas of Tools and Techniques for Clinical Management

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ISBN: 978-0-387-92848-7 (Print) 978-0-387-92849-4 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-10

    The Difficult Airway: Definitions and Algorithms

  3. Chapter

    Pages 11-32

    The Expected Difficult Airway

  4. Chapter

    Pages 33-46

    The Role of Awake Intubation

  5. Chapter

    Pages 47-63

    Unanticipated Difficult Direct Laryngoscopy: Methods to Improve Its Success

  6. Chapter

    Pages 65-76

    The Role of Rigid Fiberoptic Laryngoscopes

  7. Chapter

    Pages 77-111

    Role of Rigid Video Laryngoscopy

  8. Chapter

    Pages 113-132

    The Role of the Supraglottic Airway

  9. Chapter

    Pages 133-160

    The Role of Flexible Bronchoscopy

  10. Chapter

    Pages 161-175

    The Role of Optical Stylets

  11. Chapter

    Pages 177-190

    The Role of the Lightwand

  12. Chapter

    Pages 191-199

    Role of Retrograde Intubation

  13. Chapter

    Pages 201-209

    The Role of the Combitube and Laryngeal Tube

  14. Chapter

    Pages 211-240

    The Role of Transtracheal Jet Ventilation

  15. Chapter

    Pages 241-252

    The Role of Surgical Airway Access

  16. Chapter

    Pages 253-270

    Evaluation and Management of the Difficult Pre-Hospital Airway

  17. Chapter

    Pages 271-287

    Extubation of the Difficult Airway

  18. Back Matter

    Pages 289-295