TITLE

A practical approach to airway management in patients with SARS

AUTHOR(S)
Cooper, Andrew; Joglekar, Amit; Adhikari, Neill
PUB. DATE
October 2003
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/14/2003, Vol. 169 Issue 8, p785
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Proposes an approach to airway management in patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in Toronto, Ontario. Risks of airway management in SARS patients; Classification of patients' need for intubation; Emphasis on focused history and physical examination; Selection of technique for intubation; Preparation of equipment and personnel.
ACCESSION #
10984288

 

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