Approaches to Manual Ventilation

  title={Approaches to Manual Ventilation},
  author={J. Davies and Brian K Costa and Anthony J Asciutto},
  journal={Respiratory Care},
  pages={810 - 824}
  • J. Davies, Brian K Costa, Anthony J Asciutto
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Respiratory Care
  • Manual ventilation is a basic skill that involves airway assessment, maneuvers to open the airway, and application of simple and complex airway support devices and effective positive-pressure ventilation using a bag and mask. An important part of manual ventilation is recognizing its success and when it is difficult or impossible and a higher level of support is necessary to sustain life. Careful airway assessment will help clinicians identify what and when the next step needs to be taken… CONTINUE READING
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