Great Emergency Airway/ Intubation Pearls:


1. Manual Left Paratracheal Esophageal Compression With An USG Transducer


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2. Large-Bore Suction Device/Catheter + SALAD (Suction Assisted Laryngoscopy for Airway Decontamination) +/- Epiglottoscopy with ‘Mac-D Technique’:



  • Decontaminate with suction as lead
  • Place laryngo-blade (VL > DL)
  • Park suction cath by moving it to left of the blade
  • Airway is cleared with continuous suction
  • Intubate with ‘Mac-D Technique’
  • Achieving First-Pass Success

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