Difficult Airway Society 2015 guidelines

Download the 2015 Intubation Guidelines

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Difficult Airway Society 2015 guidelines for management of unanticipated difficult intubation in adults.

C. Frerk, V. S. Mitchell, A. F. McNarry, C. Mendonca, R. Bhagrath, A. Patel, E. P. O’Sullivan, N. M. Woodall and I. Ahmad, Difficult Airway Society.

Intubation guidelines working group

British Journal of Anaesthesia, 115 (6): 827–848 (2015) doi:10.1093/bja/aev371

Obstetric Algorithm

Download the Obstetric Algorithm

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‘Mushambi MC , Kinsella SM, Popat M, Swales H, Ramaswamy KK, Winton AL, Quinn AC. Obstetric Anaesthetists’ Association and Difficult Airway Society guidelines for the management of difficult and failed tracheal intubation in obstetrics.

Anaesthesia 2015; 70: 1286 – 1306, with permission from Obstetric Anaesthetists’ Association / Difficult Airway Society’



Fibreoptic Guided Tracheal Intubation

Fibreoptic Guided Tracheal Intubation through Superglottic Airway Device using Aintree Intubation Catheter.

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Granted by Cook Medical Incorporated, Bloomington, Indiana.

Authors: Dr. Rajmohan Padmanabhan, Consultant Anaesthetist, NHS Lanarkshire Dr. Barry McGuire, Consultant Anaesthetist, NHS Tayside

Illustrations produced by Andy Morris, Medical Illustration Department, NHS Lanarkshire. 26/01/2011

The AIC was invented in Liverpool, UK;
Reference: Anaesthesia,1996, volume 51, pages 1123-1126. 

Extubation Guidelines




Reproduced from:

Popat M, Mitchell V, Dravid R, Patel A, Swampillai C, Higgs A. Difficult Airway Society Guidelines for the management of tracheal extubation. Anaesthesia 2012; 67: 318–340, with permission from the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain & Ireland/Blackwell Publishing Ltd.

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