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Manual of emergency airway management

Author: Ron M Walls; Michael F Murphy
Publisher: Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: Prepared by the faculty of the National Emergency Airway Management Course, this manual is an expert, practical guide to emergency airway management in any adult or pediatric patient. It offers step-by-step instructions on techniques, drug administration, and prevention and management of complications and includes a complete section on difficult clinical scenarios. The book is packed with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Handbooks
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ron M Walls; Michael F Murphy
ISBN: 9780781784948 0781784948
OCLC Number: 183610064
Description: xv, 461 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Acknowledgments --
Contributors --
Section 1: Approach To The Airway --
1: Decision to intubate / Ron M Walls --
2: Emergency airway algorithms / Ron M Walls --
3: Rapid sequence intubation / Ron M Walls --
4: Applied functional anatomy of the airway / Michael F Murphy --
5: Supplemental oxygenation and bag-mask ventilation / Tobias D Barker and Robert E Schneider --
6: Endotracheal intubation / Michael F Murphy, Tobias D Baker, and Robert E Schneider --
Section 2: Difficult And Failed Airways --
7: Identification of the difficult and failed airway / Michael F Murphy, and Ron M Walls --
8: Sedation and anesthesia for awake intubation / Michael F Murphy --
9: Blind intubation techniques / Steven A Godwin --
10: Extraglottic devices / Michael F Murphy --
11: Lighted stylet intubation / Michael F Murphy, and Orlando R Hung --
12: Flexible fiberoptic intubation / Michael F Murphy, and Peter M C DeBlieux DeBlieux --
13: Fiberoptic stylets and guides / Calvin A Brown III, and Michael F Murphy --
14 Video laryngoscopy / John C Sakles, and Calvin A Brown III --
15: Optically enhanced laryngoscopy / John C Sakles, and Ross B Rodgers --
16: Surgical airway techniques / Robert J Vissers, and Aaron E Bair --
Section 3: Pharmacology Of Airway Management --
17: Pretreatment agents / David A Caro, and Stephen Bush --
18: Sedative induction agents / David A Caro, and Katren R Tyler --
19: Neuromuscular blocking agents / David A Caro, and Erik G Laurin --
Section 4: Pediatric Airway Management --
20: Approach to the pediatric airway / Robert C Luten and John D McAllister --
21: Pediatric airway techniques / Robert C Luten, and Steven A Godwin --
22: Difficult pediatrics airway / Robert C Luten, and Niranjan Kissoon --
Section 5: EMS Airway Management --
23: Airway management in the prehospital setting / Richard D Zane, and Michael F Murphy --
24: Alternative devices for EMS airway management / Charles N Pozner, and Stephen J Nelson --
25: Controversies in EMS airway management / Michael F Murphy --
Section 6: Special Clinical Circumstances --
26: RSI using nondepolarizing agents / Ron M Walls --
27: Trauma / Ron M Walls --
28: Elevated intracranial pressure / Andy S Jagoda, and John J Bruns, Jr --
29: Reactive airways disease / Bret P Nelson, and Andy S Jagoda --
30: Distorted airways and acute upper airway obstruction / Michael F Murphy, and Richard D Zane --
31: Critically ill patient / Michael F Murphy, Stephen Beed, and Ron M Walls --
32: Pregnant patient / Holly Ann Muir, and Richard D Zane --
33: Prolonged seizure activity / Robert J Vissers --
34: Geriatric patient / Patrick A Nee, and Diane M Birnbaumer --
35: Morbidly obese patient / Sarah H Wiser, and Richard D Zane --
36: Foreign body in the adult airway / Ron M Walls --
Section 7: Mechanical Ventilation And Monitoring --
37: Mechanical ventilation / Michael F Murphy, and Peter M C DeBlieux --
38: Noninvasive mechanical ventilation / Peter M C DeBlieux, and Kerry B Broderick --
39: Pulse oximetry and capnography/capnometry / Michael F Murphy, and Baruch Krauss --
Index.
Responsibility: editor-in-chief, Ron M. Walls ; senior editor, Michael F. Murphy.

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