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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.

Spotlight: Articles of interest

Journals and articles Endlich Y, Beckmann LA, Choi S-W, Culwick MD. A prospective six-month audit of airway incidents during anaesthesia in twelve tertiary level hospitals across Australia and New Zealand. [published online ahead of print, 2020 Oct 8]. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care. doi:10.1177/0310057X20945325

Journals and articlesKluger MT, Culwick MD, Moore MR, Merry AF. Aspiration during anaesthesia in the first 4000 incidents reported to webAIRS. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care. 2019 Sep;47(5):442-451. doi: 10.1177/0310057X19854456. 

Journals and articlesNorris A, Armstrong J. Comparative videolaryngoscope performance in children: data from the Pediatric Difficult Intubation Registry [published online ahead of print, 2020 Sep 8]. British Journal of Anaesthesia. 2020;S0007-0912(20)30690-5. doi:10.1016/j.bja.2020.08.031

Journals and articlesLee BA, Shin WJ, Jeong D, Choi JM, Gwak M, Song IK. Use of a high-flow nasal cannula in a child with a functional single ventricle and difficult airway [published online ahead of print, 2020 Aug 15]. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. 2020;S1053-0770(20)30813-2. doi:10.1053/j.jvca.2020.08.019

Journals and articlesCarlson JN, Wang HE. Optimal airway management in cardiac arrest. Critical Care Clinics. 2020;36(4):705-714. doi:10.1016/j.ccc.2020.07.008

Spotlight: Recent books

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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