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Airway Management in the Intensive Care Unit

  • Denis H. Jablonka
  • William Rosenblatt

Abstract

Securing the patient’s airway is one of the most basic skills an intensivist must master. Mishandling the airway in critical care patients may result in severe if not fatal complications. This chapter will focus on understanding how the clinician chooses basic or advanced airway techniques.

Keywords

Laryngeal Mask Airway Direct Laryngoscopy Cricoid Pressure Supraglottic Airway Rapid Sequence Intubation 
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  • Denis H. Jablonka
    • William Rosenblatt

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