Category Airway
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Checklist: Suspected COVID 19 intubation

Today I had the opportunity to review a very nicely created Peri-intubation Action Card that was put together in short order by two anesthesiologists from Scope Anesthesia - Dr. Janish Patel and Dr. Kimberly Blasius.
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Airway ultrasound the oesophagus

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.
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This is the LITFL CCC master page for tracheostomy — follow the links for further discussion of the following:
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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
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Nasopharyngeal airway

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…