The skills intubating and ventilating a patient using diferent techniques and quipment are outlined in this chapter. In Special procedures you can read and learn about single lung ventilation, jet ventilation, retrograde intubation and tracheostomi.
It is not uncommon for the novice anesthesiologist to place the laryngoscope too deeply into the airway so the critical anatomy is bypassed. In this video you can see Richard Levitan's Epiglotoscopy.Watch
The video shows a standard nasotracheal intubation after the induction of anesthesia utilizing direct laryngoscopy.Watch
In this video a hunsaker mono-jet tube and a Monsoon ventilator were used for mid-tracheal jet ventilation on a patient having vocal cord surgery.Watch
The Clarus Video System is a stylet-like intubation device with a malleable shaft. Though it can be used as a free-standing intubation device, it may also be used as a adjunct to difficult laryngoscopy as is illustrated in this video.Watch
Bougies are an inexpensive adjunct that can be used to rescue a failed laryngoscopy (direct or indirect). This video shows the use of the Frova intubating bougie. A KSE video-mac is used for the purpose of recording the laryngeal view.Watch
Direct laryngoscopy is the most commonly used method of airway instrumentation for tracheal intubation. The following is a routine direct laryngoscopy and intubation including placement of laryngeal lidocaine.Watch
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