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October 10, 2022

Preventing Unrecognised Oesophageal Intubation: A Consensus Guideline From The Project For Universal Management of Airways and International Airway Societies

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September 2, 2022

The Use of Ultrasound In Upper Airway Management – Review Articles

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August 26, 2022

A Decision Tree Approach To Airway Management Pathways In The 2022 Difficult Airway Algorithm of The American Society of Anesthesiologists

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July 30, 2022

Engagement of The Median Glossoepiglottic Fold and Laryngeal View During Emergency Department Intubation

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July 17, 2022

castER Malaysia Virtual CME Program 2022 – Safe Airway Management Education Series Episode 3.0: 10 Tips For Effective Preoxygenation In Emergency Airway Management

July 16, 2022

castER Malaysia Virtual CME Program 2022 – Safe Airway Management Education Series Episode 2.0: The Clinical Effects of Hypoxia and Apnea On Upper Airway Reflexes

July 15, 2022

castER Malaysia Virtual CME Program 2022 – Safe Airway Management Education Series Episode 1.0: Applied Functional Anatomy of The Airway and Laryngoscopic Navigation

April 20, 2022

Videolaryngoscopy vs. Fibreoptic Bronchoscopy For Awake Tracheal Intubation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

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April 18, 2022

Ketamine-Induced Spontaneous Breathing Intubation With Airway Topicalization: A Case Report of Airway Obstruction In Retrieval Care

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March 27, 2022

Videolaryngoscopy 2.0

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February 14, 2022

Incidence, Complications, and Factors Associated with Out-of-Hospital First Attempt Intubation Failure In Adult Patients: A Secondary Analysis of The CURASMUR Trial Data

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February 14, 2022

Use of End Tidal Oxygen Monitoring To Assess Preoxygenation During Rapid Sequence Intubation In The Emergency Department

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January 21, 2022

Management of Difficult Airway

December 28, 2021

Emergency Physician-Performed Emergency Bronchoscopy In Cardiac Arrest Patient Due To Acute Foreign Body Airway Obstruction

December 17, 2021

Safe Tracheal Extubation After General Anaesthesia

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December 10, 2021

Effect of Use of A Bougie vs Endotracheal Tube With Stylet On Successful Intubation On The First Attempt Among Critically Ill Patients Undergoing Tracheal Intubation. A Randomized Clinical Trial.

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December 7, 2021

Bag-Mask Ventilation During Tracheal Intubation of Critically Ill Adults (The PreVent Trial)

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December 2, 2021

Assessment and Management of The Predicted Difficult Airway In Babies and Children

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December 2, 2021

Focused Airway Ultrasound: An Armamentarium In Future Airway Management

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December 1, 2021

Prehospital Airway Management: A Systematic Review

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November 30, 2021

Degree of Obesity Is Not Associated With More Than One Intubation Attempt: A Large Centre Experience

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November 13, 2021

2022 American Society of Anesthesiologists Practice Guidelines For Management of The Difficult Airway

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November 5, 2021

Obstetric Anaesthetists’ Association and Difficult Airway Society Guidelines For The Management of Difficult and Failed Tracheal Intubation In Obstetrics

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November 5, 2021

Airway Management Complications In Children With Difficult Tracheal Intubation From The Pediatric Difficult Intubation (PeDI) Registry: A Prospective Cohort Analysis

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November 2, 2021

Quantitative Evaluation of Aerosol Generation During Manual Facemask Ventilation

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November 2, 2021

Measurement of Airway Pressure During High-Flow Nasal Therapy In Apneic Oxygenation: A Randomised Controlled Crossover Trial

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November 2, 2021

Exploring The Limits of Prolonged Apnoea With High-Flow Nasal Oxygen: An Observational Study

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November 2, 2021

Moving Pass Mallampati: Airway Ultrasound In Predicting Difficult Face Mask Ventilation

November 1, 2021

Effects of Simulation-Based Team Training In Airway Management: A Systemic Review

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November 1, 2021

Communication Failures Contributing To Patient Injury In Anaesthesia Malpractice Claims

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October 26, 2021

Canadian Airway Focus Group Updated Consensus-Based Recommendations For Management of The Difficult Airway: Part 2. Planning and Implementing Safe Management of The Patient With An Anticipated Difficult Airway

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October 26, 2021

Canadian Airway Focus Group Updated Consensus-Based Recommendations For Management of The Difficult Airway: Part 1. Difficult Airway Management Encountered In An Unconscious Patient

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October 21, 2021

Airway Management In Trauma

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October 19, 2021

Intubation Practices and Adverse Peri-Intubation Events In Critically Ill Patients From 29 Countries: The INTUBE Study

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October 17, 2021

Effectiveness of Intubation Devices In Patients With Cervical Spine Immobilization: A Systemic Review and Network Meta-Analysis

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September 24, 2021

Difficult Airway Society Guidelines For Awake Tracheal Intubation In Adults

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July 29, 2021

The Influence of Morbid Obesity On Difficult Intubation and Difficult Mask Ventilation

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February 13, 2021

Evaluation and Management of The Physiologically Difficult Airway: Consensus Recommendations From Society for Airway

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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

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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

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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!

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 September 24, 2018

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

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Decontaminate with suction as lead

Place laryngo-blade (VL > DL)

Park suction catheter by moving it to left of the blade

Airway is cleared with continuous suction

Intubate with ‘Mac-D Technique’

Achieving First-Pass Success