Airway techniques and ventilation strategies.

@article{Nolan2008AirwayTA,
  title={Airway techniques and ventilation strategies.},
  author={Jerry P Nolan and Jasmeet Soar},
  journal={Current opinion in critical care},
  year={2008},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={279-86}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW To discuss the advantages and disadvantages of various methods of airway management during cardiopulmonary resuscitation. The role of ventilation during out-of-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation is also discussed. RECENT FINDINGS Prehospital studies fail to show any benefit from tracheal intubation during cardiopulmonary resuscitation and many show harm. Use of a supraglottic airway device may be preferable for rescuers who are not highly skilled in tracheal intubation… CONTINUE READING

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