Review article: video-laryngoscopy: another tool for difficult intubation or a new paradigm in airway management?

@article{Paolini2013ReviewAV,
  title={Review article: video-laryngoscopy: another tool for difficult intubation or a new paradigm in airway management?},
  author={Jean-Baptiste Paolini and F. Marchesi Donati and Pierre Drolet},
  journal={Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthesie},
  year={2013},
  volume={60 2},
  pages={184-91}
}
BACKGROUND An adequate airway management plan is essential for patient safety. Recently, new tools have been developed as alternatives to direct laryngoscopy and intubation. Among these, video-laryngoscopy has enjoyed a rapid increase in popularity and is now considered by many as the first-line technique in airway management. This paradigm shift may have an impact on patient safety. PRINCIPAL FINDINGS Studies show that video-laryngoscopes are associated with better glottic visualization, a… CONTINUE READING
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