The Vortex Approach: Management of the Unanticipated Difficult Airway
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This article outlines a simple, team-based approach to managing the unanticipated difficult airway. The approach is designed to address many of the issues identified as contributing to morbidity & mortality in difficult airway management. It consists of a comprehensive education program based around a simple framework for decision making and supported by a straightforward cognitive tool.
The Vortex approach is unique in its simplicity, flexibility, team-oriented emphasis and the fact that it is directed not only at anaesthetists but all critical care disciplines who are involved in airway management - including staff from medical, nursing & paramedical backgrounds.
- Category: Medical
- Published: 22 January 2013
- Publisher: Nicholas Chrimes
- Seller: Smashwords
- Print Length: 48 Pages
- Language: English