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CME 1/5/14 – Maxillofacial Trauma

Resources: Diagnosis and Management of Maxillofacial Injuries  – gives good reminder of management principles of common facial fractures Airway in Facial Trauma – from LITFL Case Report on “Maxillofacial bleeding – Foley catheter control” The Le Fort Fracture Classification:

ED Airway Registry Form

Here is a copy of the Airway registry form now found on the difficult airway trolley. This should be filled out for all intubations in the ED: Here is a link to AirwayRegistry.org.au Here is their RSI Checklist: and their…

Updated Surgical Airway Videos, by Dr Andrew Heard, RPH

SCGH ED Surgical Airway Algorithm: For the Can’t Intubate / Can’t Oxygenate (CICO) situation Surgical Airway Videos (by Dr Andrew Heard, RPH) – updated 12/2013 Cannula Cricothroidotomy Cannula Comparison Melker Tube Insertion – Seldinger Technique Scalpel Bougie Technique Cannula Cricothroidotomy –…

The Emergency Department Pre-Intubation Checklist

This is our pre-intubation checklist: All ED intubations should be considered potentially difficult, and going through this checklist will ensure you are optimally prepared. Here are some other useful checklists: ED Useful Intubation References – for Drug Doses & Ventilator Settings…