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The Walls Manual of Emergency Airway Management

The Walls Manual of Emergency Airway Management

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  • Description
    Manage airway emergencies with confidence!
    The Walls Manual of Emergency Airway Management is the world’s most trusted reference on emergency airway management, and is the foundation text in the nationally recognized The Difficult Airway Course: Emergency™, The Difficult Airway Course: Critical Care™, and The Difficult Airway Course: EMS™. Its practical, hands-on approach provides all the concrete guidance you need to effectively respond to any airway emergency, whether in the emergency department, ICU, urgent care setting, pre-hospital environment, or anywhere else airway emergencies may occur.
    • Apply the latest evidence-based approaches to all aspects of airway management.New chapters include Managing Retroglottic Devices, Controversies in EMS Airway Management, The Unstable Patient: Optimization for Emergency Airway Management, and Safe Extubation of the At-Risk Emergency Patient.  Discover expanded coverage of preoxygenation techniques and comprehensive updates throughout.
    • Efficiently overcome any challenge in airway management with the aid of step-by-step instructions, mnemonics, easy-to-follow algorithms, and rich illustrations.
    • Glean expert insights from a brand-new editorial team led by Calvin Brown III, MD, who is Dr. Walls’ colleague and protégé, and many of the same airway experts who teach The Difficult Airway Course™ - additionally, Dr. Ron Walls continues to actively author content within this edition!
     Your book purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS, Android, PC & Mac. Take advantage of these practical features that will improve your eBook experience:
    • The ability to download the eBook on multiple devices at one time — providing a seamless reading experience online or offline
    • Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that allow you to search within this book, or across your entire library of VitalSource eBooks
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    See the inside front cover to find out how to access your eBook!
     
  • Specs
    Edition
    5
    ISBN/ISSN
    9781496351968
    Product Format
    PB-Paperback
    Trim Size
    7 x 10
    Pages
    512
    Illustration
    340
    Table
    60
    Publication Date
    June 20, 2017
    Weight
    2.10
  • About The Author(s)
    Calvin A Brown MD
    Calvin A. Brown III, MD
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine 
    Director of Faculty Affairs 
    Brigham and Women's Hospital 
    Harvard Medical School
    Boston, Massachusetts
    John C Sakles
    John C. Sakles, MD
    Professor
    Department of Emergency Medicine
    University of Arizona College of Medicine 
    Tucson, Arizona
     
    Nathan W. Mick MD
    Nathan W. Mick, MD
    Associate Professor
    Tufts University School of Medicine
    Associate Chief
    Department of Emergency Medicine
    Maine Medical Center
    Portland, Maine
  • Table of contents
    SECTION I. Principles of Airway Management
    1.The Decision to Intubate 
    2.Identification of the Difficult and Failed Airway 
    3.The Emergency Airway Algorithms 
    4.Applied Functional Anatomy of the Airway 

    Section II. Oxygen Delivery
    5.Principles of Preparatory Oxygenation 
    6.Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation 
    7.Mechanical Ventilation  
    8.Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Monitoring 

    Section III. Basic Airway Management
    9.Bag-Mask Ventilation 
    10.Extraglottic Devices: Supraglottic Type 
    11.Retroglottic Devices

    Section IV. Tracheal Intubation
    12.Managing the Patient with an Extraglottic Device in Place 
    13.Direct Laryngoscopy 
    14.Video Laryngoscopy 
    15.Optical and Light-Guided Devices 
    16.Flexible Endoscopic Intubation 
    17.Fiberoptic and Video Intubating Stylets 
    18.Blind Intubation Techniques 

    Section V. Pharmacology and Techniques of Airway Management
    19.Surgical Airway Management 
    20.Rapid Sequence Intubation 
    21.Sedative Induction Agents 
    22.Neuromuscular Blocking Agents 
    23.Anesthesia and Sedation for Awake Intubation 

    Section VI. Pediatric Airway Management
    24.Differentiating Aspects of the Pediatric Airway 
    25.Pediatric Airway Techniques 
    26.The Difficult Pediatric Airway 
    27.Foreign Body in the Pediatric Airway 
     
    Section Vii. EMS Airway Management
    28.Introduction to EMS Airway Management 
    29.Techniques in EMS Airway Management 
    30.Difficult and Failed Airway Management in EMS 
     
    Section VIII. Special Clinical Circumstances
    31.Controversies in EMS Airway Management
    32.The Unstable Patient: Cardiopulmonary Optimization for Emergency Airway Management 
    33.The Trauma Patient 
    34.Elevated ICP and HTN Emergencies 
    35.Reactive Airways Disease 
    36.Distorted Airways and Acute Upper Airway Obstruction 
    37.The Pregnant Patient 
    38.The Patient with Prolonged Seizure Activity 
    39.The Geriatric Patient 
    40.The Morbidly Obese Patient 
    41.Foreign Body in the Adult Airway
    42.Safe Extubation of the Emergency Patient

    Index 
  • Editorial Reviews
    "great all-in-one resource for airway management and intubation in the emergency department.
    "well referenced and clinically focused."
    "great cover-to-cover resource for emergency medicine residents, and is equally effective for spot reviewing specific topics."
    "has information pertinent for anyone managing patients with a difficult airway both prehospital and in the wards."
    "The fifth edition makes some important evidence-based changes which include the management of hemodynamically unstable patients."
    "written with the clinician in mind and the authors are clearly familiar with the complications and challenges that can arise in the hectic environment of the emergency department."
    "The lead editors are prominent emergency physician researchers and practitioners, and they draw from a deep pool of expert contributors from academic emergency departments across the U.S. for each topic."
    "The editors do a good job collaborating with various expert authors to provide a comprehensive manual."
    "Each topic has a brief overview followed by instructions on how to perform the clinical interventions using pictures, charts, and illustrations as guides. There is a clear preference for evidence-based procedures, and each chapter contains references at the end."

    Doody's Star Rating®: 4 stars  Score: 90

    -Doodys Publishers' Club, Friday, June 23, 2017
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