November 21, 2020

Covid-19 aerosol box as protection from droplet and aerosol contaminations in healthcare workers performing airway intubation: a randomised cross-over simulation study (A Single Centered Malaysian Study)


October 25, 2020

The Difficult Airway Refocused

https://sci-hub.se/downloads/2020-05-23/41/sakles2020.pdf


October 25, 2020 

Tracheal Introducers and Airway Trauma COVID-19.

[Br J Anaesth] (2020) [Epub ahead of print]

  • Covid-19 airway is more inflamed and frail, therefore more prone to trauma
  • Advocating video laryngoscope + bougie in Covid-19 Intubation to achieve first pass success & reduce the risk of bougie-related tracheal trauma
  • Never advance the bougie blindly and by force
  • Do not pass the bougie > 8 cm after vocal cord
  • Multidisciplinary evaluation is recommended should such airway trauma occur

October 5, 2019

 The DIFFMASK score for predicting difficult facemask ventilation: a cohort study

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/anae.14701

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April 13, 2019

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October 8, 2018

Manual Left Paratracheal Esophageal Compression With An USG Transducer

Great alternative to Cricoid Pressure with Real-time Ultrasonographic Visualization!

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/anae.14442

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 September 24, 2018

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

https://www.sscor.com/ducanto_catheter_video

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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