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Airway Management

  • Sheila Nainan Myatra
  • Jigeeshu V. Divatia
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Abstract

A 60-year-old morbidly obese diabetic male patient with a left lobar pneumonia was shifted from the ward to the intensive care unit (ICU). He had history of progressive breathlessness and altered mental status for 6 h. He was drowsy but arousable, and had a respiratory rate of 33 breaths/min. SpO2 was 92% with facemask using 6 L of oxygen per min. Heart rate was 110/min and blood pressure was 90/60 mmHg.

Keywords

Tracheal Intubation Airway Management Difficult Airway Difficult Intubation Cricoid Pressure 
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© Springer India 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Anaesthesia, Critical Care and PainTata Memorial HospitalMumbaiIndia

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