Use of the air-Q® intubating laryngeal airway for rapid-sequence intubation in infants with severe airway obstruction

A case series

Narasimhan Jagannathan*, Lisa Sohn, J. M. Eidem

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Abstract

We describe a four-step method for fibreoptic-guided, rapid-sequence tracheal intubation through the air-Q® intubating laryngeal airway in infants with severe airway obstruction. Our step-wise process provides an organised and controlled approach to safely securing the airway.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)636-638
Number of pages3
JournalAnaesthesia
Volume68
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2013

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