Advanced Airway Management in the Neurologically Injured Patient

  • A. Gabrielli
  • L. J. Caruso
  • A. J. Layon
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A systematic approach to airway management has been shown to reduce the likelihood of an adverse outcome in the operating room [1–4]. Accordingly, in this chapter we discuss the unique challenges involved in the airway management of the neurologically injured patient and offer a strategy that may improve neurologic outcome after central nervous system (CNS) injury.


Endotracheal Tube Vocal Cord Airway Management Laryngeal Mask Airway Difficult Airway 
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  • A. Gabrielli
  • L. J. Caruso
  • A. J. Layon

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