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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

SALAD

Emergency Physicians Monthly
Emergency Physicians Monthly - December 28, 2018 - By Long B & Koyfman A
..."Almost every emergency physician will face a challenging airway during their career. This may include the patient with severe facial trauma, a patient with severe angioedema or the patient with refractory hypoxia, despite preoxygenation. What about the patient with massive regurgitation and other material in the airway? The majority of the time, vomiting is a minor nuisance, but during intubation with high quantities of vomit or blood, aspiration and failure to obtain a definitive airway are real dangers. This article will discuss the standard Yankauer, the SALAD Park technique and intubation with a suction device..."