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Advanced Airway Management

Advanced Airway Management - 02 edition

Advanced Airway Management - 02 edition

ISBN13: 9780130881915

ISBN10: 0130881910

Advanced Airway Management by Charles Stewart - ISBN 9780130881915
Edition: 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2002
International: No
Advanced Airway Management by Charles Stewart - ISBN 9780130881915

ISBN13: 9780130881915

ISBN10: 0130881910

Edition: 02

Summary

For courses in Paramedic, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, and Airway Management.

Providing an extensive amount of practical information in an easy-to-read format, this is the complete text on emergency airway management. Written for all providers of emergency services, it covers the broad spectrum of airway management--from basic techniques through advanced procedures.

Features

  • Progressive presentation of information--As found in new ACLS recommendations.
    • Makes it easier for students to follow concepts, and it follows standards of care.
  • In-depth discussion of common and uncommon complications--Not found in other texts.
    • Enables students to identify, recognize, and correct problems promptly.
  • Numerous illustrations throughout--Highlights techniques used in basic and advanced airway skills.
    • Offers students a visual learning perspective when following sequence of techniques.
  • Case studies--With corresponding discussions of possible solutions.
    • Shows students how to apply learned concepts to real-life situations.
  • Comprehensive, up-to-date information on airway management equipment--Includes dispelling myths of commonly used airway adjuncts.
    • Eliminates confusion and erroneous information in airway management.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.
2. Anatomy.
3. Airway Maneuvers.
4. Airway Aids.
5. Oxygen and Ventilation Aids.
6. Tracheal Intubation.
7. Verification of Endotracheal Tube.
8. Surgical Airways.
9. Rapid Sequence Intubation.
10. Pediatric Airway Management.
11. Special Situations.
12. Case Management Scenarios.
13. Summary.

Appendix 1. Airway Aphorisms.
Appendix 2. Pitfalls in Intubation.
Appendix 3. Difficult Intubation Cart/Bag.
Appendix 4. Adjuncts and Measures to Assist Intubation.
Index.

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