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Author Walls, Ron.

Title Manual of Emergency Airway Management
Edition Fourth edition
Published Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (463 pages)
Contents MANUAL OF EMERGENCY AIRWAY MANAGEMENT; Preface; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; CONTENTS; SECTION I. Principles of Airway Management; The Decision to Intubate; Identification of the Difficult and Failed Airway; The Emergency Airway Algorithms; Applied Functional Anatomy of the Airway; SECTION II. Oxygen Delivery; Supplemental Oxygen; Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation; Mechanical Ventilation; Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Monitoring; SECTION III. Basic Airway Management; Bag-Mask Ventilation; Laryngeal Mask Airways; Extraglottic Devices; SECTION IV. Tracheal Intubation; Direct Laryngoscopy; Video Laryngoscopy
Approach to the EMS AirwayAlternative Devices for EMS Airway Management; Difficult and Failed Airway Management in EMS; SECTION VIII. Special Clinical Circumstances; The Trauma Patient; Elevated Intracranial Pressure; Reactive Airways Disease; Distorted Airways and Acute Upper Airway Obstruction; The Patient in Shock; The Pregnant Patient; Prolonged Seizure Activity; The Geriatric Patient; The Morbidly Obese Patient; Foreign Body in the Adult Airway; INDEX
Optical and Light-Guided DevicesFlexible Endoscopic Intubation; Fiberoptic and Video Intubating Stylets; Blind Intubation Techniques; Surgical Airway Management; SECTION V. Pharmacology and Techniques of AirwayManagement; Rapid Sequence Intubation; Pretreatment Agents; Sedative Induction Agents; Neuromuscular Blocking Agents; Anesthesia and Sedation for Awake Intubation; SECTION VI. Pediatric Airway Management; Differentiating Aspects of the Pediatric Airway; Pediatric Airway Techniques; The Difficult Pediatric Airway; Foreign Body in the Pediatric Airway; SECTION VII. EMS Airway Management
Summary Manual of Emergency Airway Management, now in its 4th edition, is a practical guide to emergency airway management in any adult or pediatric patient and offers step-by-step instructions on techniques, drug administration, and prevention and management of complications. The book may be used in conjunction with the Difficult Airway CourseTM, or on its own. The text has been reorganized to reflect the decision-making process of emergency care providers treating the patient in distress. Features include: Completely reorganized chapters into cohesive sections Expanded discussion of videolaryngosco
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Subject Medicine.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Murphy, Michael.
ISBN 1469877104