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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
Created by: Oliverhart
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