|About the Book|
Anyone Can Intubate has been the book of choice for teaching and learning intubation and airway management since 1989. Since its publication it has been used to teach a generation of EMTs, nurse anesthetists, anesthesia residents and emergencyMoreAnyone Can Intubate has been the book of choice for teaching and learning intubation and airway management since 1989. Since its publication it has been used to teach a generation of EMTs, nurse anesthetists, anesthesia residents and emergency room physicians and nurses. The 5th edition has been completely revised and redesigned. Now with over 300 figures including over 100 new figures and photos. Links to 58 of our unique on-line videos showing patient care and animations are included in the new edition. Information is appropriate for both rank beginners as well as tips and tricks for the experienced intubator. This is the author-prepared Kindle version of the new (5th) Edition (2013) from publisher/author. Topics covered include: Anatomy & PhysiologyAssessment: recognizing respiratory failure and airway obstructionEquipment: supplies & assemblyAirway establishment: including opening the airway, oral and nasal airways, bag-valve-mask ventilation, tricks for difficult ventilationAdult intubation with step-by-step figures and photosPediatric intubation: difference between pediatric and adult anatomy and techniqueVerifying placement-Nasal intubation: both blind nasal and laryngoscope assistedFiberoptic intubationGlidescope intubationRapid Sequence Intubation (RSI): medication use and dosageAwake intubation: topicalization, nerve blocks and sedationExtubation- Tricks of the trade-Common errors and how to avoid them-ComplicationsCase studies.Educational videos also available.