Management of the airway is an important and challenging aspect of many clinicians' work and is a source of complications and litigation. The new edition of this popular book remains a clear, practical and highly-illustrated guide to all necessary aspects of airway management. The book has been updated throughout, to cover all changes to best practice and clinical management and provides extensive coverage of the key skills and knowledge required to manage airways in a wide variety of patients and clinical settings. The best of the previous editions has been preserved, whilst new chapters on videolaryngoscopy, awake tracheal intubation, lung separation, airway ultrasonography, airway management in an epidemic and many more have been added. This is an essential text for anyone who manages the airway including trainees and specialists in anaesthesia, emergency medicine, intensive care medicine, prehospital medicine as well as nurses and other healthcare professionals.
- Contains just what the clinically working health care worker needs to know to practice safe and efficient airway management
- Part of the successful Core Topics brand, this third edition has a wide appeal
- Fully revised and updated to account for changes in knowledge, equipment, guidelines and best practice including a chapter on the principles of airway management in respiratory epidemics
Tim Cook, Royal United Hospital, Bath, UK
Tim Cook is a Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine at the Royal United Hospital in Bath, UK and is also Director of National Audit Projects and College Advisor on Airway at the Royal College of Anaesthetists. Michael Kristensen is a Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine and Head of Airway Anaesthesia Research and Development at Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital in Denmark and is also President for European Airway Management Society (EAMS).
Michael Seltz Kristensen, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Denmark
Michael Kristensen is a Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine and Head of Airway Anaesthesia Research and Development at Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital in Denmark and is also President for European Airway Management Society (EAMS).
John Picard, Andrew D. Farmery, Jeremy A. Langton, Johannes M. Huitink, Tim Cook, J. Adam Law, Thomas Heidegger, Carin A. Hagberg, Gang Zheng, Pierre Diemunsch, William Rosenblatt, Imran Ahmad, Wendy H. Teoh, Michael S. Kristensen, Søren Steemann Rudolph, Anil Patel, Charlotte Vallentin Rosenstock, Iljaz Hodzovic, Lars S. Rasmussen, Richard Vanner, Tak Asai, Adrian Matioc, Keith Greenland, Richard Levitan, Massimiliano Sorbello, P. Allan Klock, Jr, Mridula Rai, Mansukh Popat, Lorenz Theiler, Michael Aziz, Michiel W.P. de Wolf, Pierre-Olivier Ludes, Paul A. Baker, Laura V. Duggan, Dietmar Enk, Viki Mitchell, Richard Cooper, Mary C. Mushambi, Morten Bøttger, Narasimhan Jagannathan, Daniela Godoroja, Marie Louise Rovsing, Jay B. Brodsky, Hanne Abildstrøm, Brian Jenkins, Basem Abdelmalak, Andy Higgs, Audrey De Jong, Brendan McGrath, Sheila Nainan Myatra, Leif Rognås, David Lockey, Jerry P. Nolan, Jasmeet Soar, Barry McGuire, Rasmus Winkel, Lauren Berkow, Alistair McNarry, Mark R.W. Stacey, Mikael Rewers, Nicholas Chrimes, Subrahmanyan Radhakrishna