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Continous Capnography and the Difficult Airway


  • ID273734

  • Online
  • English
  • Non-Accredited

Dr. Tim M. Cook, FRCA was the guest speaker for this Society of Critical Care Medicines (SSCM) iCritical Care podcast. Dr. Cook discussed his article that was published in the British Journal of Aneshesia titled “Major Complications of Airway Management in the United Kingdom, results from the Fourth National Audit Project of the Royal College of anesthetists and the Difficult Airway Society”. The focus of the podcast was on managing the difficult airway and the use of continuous capnography to improve outcomes in patients that required intubation and that may have difficult airways.

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