2.2. Airway Management

  1. Jonathon D. Truwit4 and
  2. Scott K. Epstein5
  1. Drew A. MacGregor1,
  2. Scott van Poppel2,
  3. Jonathon D. Truwit4 and
  4. Mark R. Bowling3

Published Online: 30 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470976609.ch10

Practical Guide to Mechanical Ventilation, A

Practical Guide to Mechanical Ventilation, A

How to Cite

MacGregor, D. A., van Poppel, S., Truwit, J. D. and Bowling, M. R. (2011) Airway Management, in Practical Guide to Mechanical Ventilation, A (eds J. D. Truwit and S. K. Epstein), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470976609.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Box 800793, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  2. 5

    Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Critical Care Anesthesia, Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy and Immunology, Wake Forest University, Winston - Salem, NC, USA

  2. 2

    Critical Care Division, Wake Forest University, Winston - Salem, NC, USA

  3. 3

    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine University of Mississippi Jackson, MS, USA

  4. 4

    Box 800793, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 19 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470058077

Online ISBN: 9780470976609

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Keywords:

  • Airway management;
  • Bag-Valve-Mask (BVM) assisted ventilation;
  • Endotracheal intubation;
  • Cuff leak and laryngeal edema;
  • The difficult airway;
  • Cricothyroidotomy;
  • Airway, Breathing, and Circulation (ABC);
  • Bag-Valve-Mask (BVM);
  • “sniffing position”

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Bag-Valve-Mask (BVM) assisted ventilation

  • Endotracheal intubation

  • Cuff leak and laryngeal edema

  • The difficult airway

  • Cricothyroidotomy

  • References