Prospective observational study of emergency airway management in the critical care environment of a tertiary hospital in Melbourne.

@article{Dyett2015ProspectiveOS,
  title={Prospective observational study of emergency airway management in the critical care environment of a tertiary hospital in Melbourne.},
  author={John Dyett and Mathias Moser and Antony E Tobin},
  journal={Anaesthesia and intensive care},
  year={2015},
  volume={43 5},
  pages={577-86}
}
The objective of this study is to describe the population of patients receiving emergency airway management outside operating theatres at our institution, a tertiary referral centre in Melbourne. A registry of all patients receiving emergency airway management in the emergency department, ICU and on the wards as part of Medical Emergency Response teams' care, was prospectively collected. There were 128 adults and one paediatric patient requiring emergency airway management recruited to the… CONTINUE READING
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