What's new above the cords? Simulation based education for supraglottic airway management

Berg, Benjamin W.; Vincent, Dale S.; Boedeker, Ben H.
October 2009
Journal of Military & Veterans' Health;Oct2009, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p11
Academic Journal
The article discusses the availability of armamentarium for emergency airway rescue through supraglottic airway devices which have simple blind placement technique and high rates of correct positioning in Australia. The accumulation of evidence allows for pre-hospital and emergency airway management with supraglottic devices to be advocated more routinely. Devices can be evaluated, trained, and assessed through low cost airway simulators.


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