Transverse views of the lower anterior neck. The aim is to visualise the trachea and oesophagus, so that during tracheal intubation, inadvertent oesophageal intubation may be identified and immediately corrected.
Why direct laryngoscopy is scheduled for termination.
This is the LITFL CCC master page for tracheostomy — follow the links for further discussion of the following:
A nebulizer (aerosol generator, atomizer, nebulizing humidifier) emits water in the form of an aerosol mist (water vapor plus particulate water); include small or large volume delivery systems
Reviewed and revised 7 February 2017 OVERVIEW Nasopharyngeal airway (NPA) or nasal trumpet USE Can provide an airway in patients with an intact gag reflex, trismus or oral trauma Facilitate suctioning in patients with a weak cough DESCRIPTION Soft, flexible anatomically designed airway adjunct Sized by measuring from the tip of the patient’s nose to […]
Nasogastric and Orogastric Tubes
McCoy Laryngoscope Blade: laryngoscope blade with adjustable hinged tip; improved visualisation of the cords in the setting of a difficult intubation