Publication Year: 2011
Authors/Editor: Kovacs, George; Law, J Adam
Publisher: People's Medical Publishing House--USA LTD
Written by international experts in a style that's concise, practical and to the point, Airway Management in Emergencies covers all the options -- both medical and surgical -- for managing any patient's airway in an emergency.
Here, you'll find the core knowledge and accompanying management protocols necessary to assess, oxygenate, intubate, and monitor patients requiring emergency airway management. In each chapter, this high-yield coverage is supported by evidence-based algorithms, synoptic tips, and real-world case studies that show you how to resolve any difficult airway scenario you would likely encounter in clinical practice.
New to this edition:
1. All content updated and thoroughly revised
2. Addition cases presented in chapters to highlight key teaching points.
3. New 4- color color illustrations and images.
4. Increase the number of illustrations (by 10-15%).
5. Enhance current photographs with higher quality images.
6. Improve visual appeal by transferring some text prose to tables, bullets and boxes.
7. Expand coverage of (a) airway management in the prehospital environment and (b) chapters on airway management with airway and systemic co-morbidities.
8. Enhance content to appeal to various clinicians (MD and non-MD eg. Paramedicine).
Airway Management in Emergencies