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Emergency in time
Emergency in real time. Act fast.
|The patients tongue has obstructed the airway, you have already given 100% O2, placed Patient in trendelenburg position and removed the surgical pack, what is next?||Digital traction of the tongue with gauze,tongue forceps,a hemostat or tongue suture|
|The patients tongue has obstructed the airway, you have already done steps 1-3, what is next?||Suction oropharynx|
|The patients tongue continues to obstructed the airway, you have already done steps 1-4, what is next?||A nasapharyngeal airway can be used in a conscious or semiconscious pt. In an unconcious PT. a oropharyngeal airway may be used.|
|After failed attempt of an airway all options have failed, Next you start a Cricothyrotomy, You have cleansed the over lynig skin and located the cricothyroid membrane, what is next?||Utilize emergency cricothyrotomy needle/ cannula kit or large gauge to enter trachea beneath vocal cords through crico. membrane|