Obstetric Anaesthetists' Association and Difficult Airway Society guidelines for the management of difficult and failed tracheal intubation in obstetrics*

@inproceedings{Mushambi2015ObstetricAA,
  title={Obstetric Anaesthetists' Association and Difficult Airway Society guidelines for the management of difficult and failed tracheal intubation in obstetrics*},
  author={Mary C. Mushambi and Stephen Michael Kinsella and Manisha Popat and Hilary Swales and Kannan Ramaswamy and A L Winton and Audrey Catherine Quinn},
  booktitle={Anaesthesia},
  year={2015}
}
The Obstetric Anaesthetists' Association and Difficult Airway Society have developed the first national obstetric guidelines for the safe management of difficult and failed tracheal intubation during general anaesthesia. They comprise four algorithms and two tables. A master algorithm provides an overview. Algorithm 1 gives a framework on how to optimise a safe general anaesthetic technique in the obstetric patient, and emphasises: planning and multidisciplinary communication; how to prevent… CONTINUE READING
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