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The Difficult Airway : An Atlas of Tools and Techniques for Clinical Management

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David B. Glick, Richard M. Cooper, Andranik Ovassapian, editors. --New York, NY: Springer , c2013.
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The Difficult Airway provides comprehensive textual and visual coverage of how to deal with patients who have expected or unexpected difficult airways. The book begins with a review of current definitions of the difficult airway, its incidence, and the evolution of algorithms to facilitate its management. The chapters that follow offer a comprehensive update on the techniques and concepts described in the American Society of Anesthesiologists' Difficult Airway Algorithm. Noted experts in each…
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Author
Glick, David B
Other Authors
Cooper, Richard M
Ovassapian, Andranik
Responsibility
David B. Glick, Richard M. Cooper, Andranik Ovassapian, editors
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xviii, 295 p. : 237 ill., 219 ill. in color)
ISBN
9780387928494
Subjects (MeSH)
Airway Management - methods
Airway Obstruction - therapy
Critical Care - methods
Respiratory Therapy - methods
Subjects (LCSH)
Anesthesiology
Emergency medicine
Critical care medicine
Pneumonology
Abstract
The Difficult Airway provides comprehensive textual and visual coverage of how to deal with patients who have expected or unexpected difficult airways. The book begins with a review of current definitions of the difficult airway, its incidence, and the evolution of algorithms to facilitate its management. The chapters that follow offer a comprehensive update on the techniques and concepts described in the American Society of Anesthesiologists' Difficult Airway Algorithm. Noted experts in each of the techniques have been recruited by the book editors to present the information. Figures throughout the book illustrate important points and procedures. This is a wonderful resource for health care professionals who are concerned with the management of the difficult airway, including anesthesiologists, intensive care physicians, emergency room physicians, nurses, and out-of-hospital first responders.
Contents
1. The Difficult Airway: Definitions and Algorithms -- 2. The Expected Difficult Airway -- 3. The Role of Awake Intubation -- 4. Unanticipated Difficult Direct Laryngoscopy: Methods to Improve Its Success -- 5. The Role of Rigid Fiberoptic Laryngoscopy -- 6. Role of Rigid Video Laryngoscopy -- 7. The Role of the Supraglottic Airway -- 8. The Role of Flexible Bronchoscopy -- 9. The Role of Optical Stylets -- 10. The Role of the Lightwand -- 11. Role of Retrograde Intubation -- 12. The Role of the Combitube and Laryngeal Tube -- 13. The Role of Transtracheal Jet Ventilation -- 14. The Role of Surgical Airway Access -- 15. Evaluation and Management of the Difficult Pre-Hospital Airway -- 16. Extubation of the Difficult Airway.
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Quick Guide to Anaphylaxis

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Cemal Cingi, Nuray Bayar Muluk. --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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This book offers a handy reference guide to anaphylaxis, including diagnosis and treatment. It covers food, drug allergy and venom allergies, allergic rhinitis and asthma, anaphylaxis related to intravenous drug administration, exercise-induced anaphylaxis, latex allergy, idiopathic anaphylaxis, and also discusses applied treatment modalities that cause anaphylaxis, such as various forms of immunotherapy. Providing detailed information on three recently launched epinephrine auto-injectors, this…
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Author
Cingi, Cemal
Other Authors
Bayar Muluk, Nuray
Responsibility
Cemal Cingi, Nuray Bayar Muluk
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 263 p.) : 2 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030336394
9783030336387 (Print ed.)
9783030336400 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Anaphylaxis
Specialty
Allergy and Immunology
Emergency Medicine
Abstract
This book offers a handy reference guide to anaphylaxis, including diagnosis and treatment. It covers food, drug allergy and venom allergies, allergic rhinitis and asthma, anaphylaxis related to intravenous drug administration, exercise-induced anaphylaxis, latex allergy, idiopathic anaphylaxis, and also discusses applied treatment modalities that cause anaphylaxis, such as various forms of immunotherapy. Providing detailed information on three recently launched epinephrine auto-injectors, this guide is an invaluable tool for otorhinolaringologists, pediatric and adult allergologists, pulmonologists general practitioners and emergency physicians as well as patients.
Contents
Anaphylaxis: Definition, History And Epidemiology -- The Etiology of Anaphylaxis -- Pathophysiology of Anaphylaxis -- Risk Factors for Anaphylaxis -- Symptoms and Findings for Anaphylaxis -- Diagnosis and Laboratory Tests for Anaphylaxis -- Differential Diagnosis for Anaphylaxis -- Treatment of Anaphylaxis -- Communication Strategies with Anaphylactic Patients and Their Families.
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