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Airway management: OVERVIEW

This guide has been designed for anaesthetists interested in Airway Management to locate relevant resources on this topic, including those available through the ANZCA library.


Special Collection: Awake Tracheal Guidelines

The UK based Association of Anaesthetists' official journal is Anaethesia, and a special collection of articles on the topic of Awake Tracheal Guidelines has been curated and is available open access. New (UK) guidelines were recently published, and you can read more about them below:

ArticlesAhmad I, El-Boghdadly K, Bhagrath R, et al. Difficult airway society guidelines for awake tracheal intubation (ATI) in adults. Anaesthesia. 2019;(20191114).

WebsiteView the Special Collection on Airway Management here.

WebsiteView other Special Collections here.

Essential Reads

ArticlesMoon TS, Fox PE, Somasundaram A, et al. The influence of morbid obesity on difficult intubation and difficult mask ventilation. Journal of Anesthesia. 2019;33(1):96-102.

Journals and articlesWalrath BD, Harper S, Barnard E, Tobin JM, Drew B, Cunningham C, et al. Airway Management for Trauma Patients. Mil Med. 2018 Sep 1;183(suppl_2):29-31.

Airway Management SIG

For more information about this Special Interest Group (SIG), including events, activities and membership, please visit the Airway Management page on the ANZCA website.

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