Jonathan St. George

Physician, educator, writer.

16 Haiku Decks

The Protected Airway - Introduction to the Vortex

The Protected Airway - Introduction to the Vortex

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Education

The primary goal of any emergency airway management is to prioritize oxygenation. It is not intubation. Failure to intubate is only failure in emergency airway management if it leads to hypoxic brain injury. Protecting the brain from hypoxic injury should always be the over-riding necessity. The Vortex Approach is new cognitive tool designed to help focus you on that most important goal.

Mastering Your Upper Airway Lifelines - ETT Edition

Mastering Your Upper Airway Lifelines - ETT Edition

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Education

By David Bodnar MD

Endotracheal tube placement requires mastering laryngoscopy skills both DL & VL as well as techniques to optimize your efforts. Dr David Bodnar walks you through those essential skills.

Mastering Your Upper Airway Lifelines - SGA Edition

Mastering Your Upper Airway Lifelines - SGA Edition

13 Slides

Education

The supraglottic airway is one of your three upper airway lifelines in an emergency airway situation.