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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:
Ahmad I, El-Boghdadly K, Bhagrath R, et al. Difficult airway society guidelines for awake tracheal intubation (ATI) in adults. Anaesthesia. 2019;(20191114).
View other Special Collections here.
Last updated: 7 October 2021
Won D, Kim H, Chang JE, Lee JM, Min SW, Jung J, Yang HJ, Hwang JY, Kim TK. Effect of bevel direction on the tracheal tube pathway during nasotracheal intubation: a randomised trial. European Journal of Anaesthesiology. 2021 Feb 1;38(2):157-163. doi: 10.1097/EJA.0000000000001347.
Rewers M, Østergaard D. The evolution of a national, advanced airway management simulation-based course for anaesthesia trainees. European Journal of Anaesthesiology. 2021 Feb 1;38(2):138-145. doi: 10.1097/EJA.0000000000001268.
Baker PA, Weller JM, Greenland KB, Riley RH, Merry AF. Education in airway management. Anaesthesia, 2011, 66(s2); 101–111.
Bowles TM, Freshwater-Turner DA, Janssen DJ, Peden CJ; RTIC Severn Group. Out-of-theatre tracheal intubation: prospective multicentre study of clinical practice and adverse events. Br J Anaesth., 2011, 107(5); 687-92.
Connor CW, Segal S. Accurate classification of difficult intubation by computerized facial analysis. Anesth Analg., 2011, 112(1); 84-93.
Elhalawani I, Jenkins S, Newman N. Perioperative anesthetic documentation: Adherence to current Australian guidelines. J Anaesthesiol Clin Pharmacol., 2013, 29(2); 211-5.
Greenland KB and Irwin MG. Airway management – ‘spinning silk from cocoons’ (抽丝剥茧 – Chinese idiom). Anaesthesia, 2014, 69(4); 296–300.
Komasawa N, Komatsu M, Yamasaki H, Minami T. Lip, tooth, and pharyngeal injuries during tracheal intubation at a teaching hospital. Br J Anaesth., 2017, 119(1); 171.
Leeuwenburg, T. Nemesis of emesis – training for massive airway contamination. ANZCA (n.d.). [archived]
Mushambi MC, Kinsella SM, Popat M, Swales H, Ramaswamy KK, Winton AL, Quinn AC. Obstetric Anaesthetists' Association; Difficult Airway Society. Obstetric Anaesthetists' Association and Difficult Airway Society guidelines for the management of difficult and failed tracheal intubation in obstetrics. Anaesthesia 2015; 70(11): 1286-306.
Sturgess DJ, Greenland KB, Senthuran S, Ajvadi FA, van Zundert A, Irwin MG. Tracheal extubation of the adult intensive care patient with a predicted difficult airway – a narrative review. Anaesthesia, 2017, 72(2); 248–261.
Suppan L, Tramèr MR, Niquille M, Grosgurin O, Marti C. Alternative intubation techniques vs Macintosh laryngoscopy in patients with cervical spine immobilization: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Br J Anaesth. 2016, 116(1); 27-36.
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