Critical Care for the Non-ICU Clinician

Airway Management

Recognize signs of a threatened airway and learn techniques for establishing an airway and starting manual ventilation. Describe preparation of endotracheal intubation and proper use of airway adjuncts.

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Airway Assessment and Management

Describe an initial airway assessment, differential diagnosis, and initial management of respiratory failure. Identify a difficult airway, surgical airways. Learn about noninvasive ventilation, endotracheal intubation, and airway adjuncts.

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