Difficult and failed intubation in obstetrics

@article{Rucklidge2012DifficultAF,
  title={Difficult and failed intubation in obstetrics},
  author={M. Rucklidge and C. Hinton},
  journal={Continuing Education in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain},
  year={2012},
  volume={12},
  pages={86-91}
}
  • M. Rucklidge, C. Hinton
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Continuing Education in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain
  • Obstetric general anaesthesia is associated with a number of deleterious effects and it has long been recognized that airway management can be challenging and tracheal intubation more likely to fail. Failed intubation and subsequent inadequate ventilation is an important cause of maternal mortality and morbidity. General anaesthesia for Caesarean section has dramatically declined in many nations around the world and it is used disproportionately more frequently for category 1 Caesarean section… CONTINUE READING

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