Successful airtraq use in an air medical transport system.

  title={Successful airtraq use in an air medical transport system.},
  author={William Selde and Kyle English and Matthew Heffelfinger and Jan Eichel and Glenn Ekblad},
  journal={Air medical journal},
  volume={33 6},
INTRODUCTION There is a large body of literature that shows that the AirTraq device achieves equal or superior rates of successful intubation in all classes of user. A recent prospective human trial of the device questioned the first pass success rate and whether effective training could occur outside the Operating Room (OR). The purpose of this study was to investigate the first pass success rate for intubation with the AirTraq (AT) device utilizing only mannequin training in an air ambulance… CONTINUE READING


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