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Airway safety and protection
Authors: Nakos, Georgios
Karachaliou, Angeliki
Kitsakos, Athanasios
Koulouras, Vasileios
Kostanti, Eleonora
Lachana, Alexandra
Papathanakos, Georgios
Papathanasiou, Athanasios
Stamati, Vasiliki
Tigkas, Stylianos
Tsagkaris, Iraklis
Reviewer: Armaganidis, Apostolos
Subject: MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES, LIFE SCIENCES, BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > HEALTH SCIENCES > MEDICINE > CLINICAL MEDICINE > THERAPEUTICS > CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE
MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES, LIFE SCIENCES, BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > HEALTH SCIENCES > MEDICINE > INTERNAL MEDICINE
Keywords:
Airway
Management
Ventilation
Intubation
Tracheostomy
Difficult Airway
Complication
Description:
Abstract:
In this chapter we introduce a short evaluation of airway patency and necessary actions to maintain and establish it.
Table of Contents:
3.1. indications
3.1.1. need of assistant ventilation
3.1.2. airway protection
3.1.3. removing secretions
3.1.4. obstruction of upper airway
3.2. airway types and their usage
3.2.1. oral airways
3.2.2. nasal airways
3.2.3. laryngeal mask airway
3.3. tracheal intubation
3.3.1. oral-tracheal tubes
3.3.2. nasal-tracheal tubes
3.3.3. method of intubation
3.4. complications during intubation


3.4.1. direct blunt or penetrating trauma
3.4.2. hypoxemia
3.4.3. aspiration of gastric contents
3.4.4. Reflective closed glottis and laryngospasm
3.4.5. bronchospasm
3.4.6. mainstem bronchus intubation
3.5. difficult airway
3.6. special techniques for a difficult intubation
3.6.1. intubation in awake patients
3.6.2. fiberoptic tracheal intubation
3.6.3. intubation with the use of forceps
3.6.4. intubation with the use of an intubating stylet, or bougie
3.6.5. special kinds of laryngoscopes
3.7. recognition of an eosophageal intubation
3.8. change of a tracheal tube
3.9. extubation
3.10.post extubation management
3.11.techniques for emergency airway establishment
3.11.1. needle cricothyroidotomy
3.11.2. emergent surgical cricothyrotomy
3.12. trachiostomy
3.12.1. indications and benefits
3.12.2. transdermal trachiostomy
Bibliography
Evaluation criteria
Linguistic Editors: Koutsouki, Spyridoula
Technical Editors: Giannakeas, Nikolaos
Type: Chapter
Creation Date: 2015
Item Details:
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/gr
Handle http://hdl.handle.net/11419/870
Bibliographic Reference: Nakos, G., Karachaliou, A., Kitsakos, A., Koulouras, V., Kostanti, E., Lachana, A., Papathanakos, G., Papathanasiou, A., Stamati, V., Tigkas, S., & Tsagkaris, I. (2015). Airway safety and protection [Chapter]. In Nakos, G., Karachaliou, A., Kitsakos, A., Koulouras, V., Kostanti, E., Lachana, A., Papathanakos, G., Papathanasiou, A., Stamati, V., Tigkas, S., & Tsagkaris, I. 2015. Emergency treatment [Undergraduate textbook]. Kallipos, Open Academic Editions. chapter 17. http://hdl.handle.net/11419/870
Language: Greek
Is Part of: Emergency treatment
Publication Origin: Kallipos, Open Academic Editions