Not enough people are doing awake intubation in the ED or doing it as quickly as possible in the ICU. I have spoken about the technique many times on EMCrit. This lecture was specifically crafted for the EMCrit audience by my friend and airway guru, George Kovacs. I consider it to be the definitive discussion on emergent awake intubation.
For the equipment links, go to the Rapid Sequence Awake Post
Previous Podcasts on Awake Intubation
- The original method (I've moved away from the teachings here with the availability of better equipment)
- The Rapid Sequence Awake Intubation
Awake in Halifax, Part I – An interview with Ian Morris, Anesthesiologist
More Great Stuff from George Kovacs
- Lights Camera Action: Redirecting Videolaryngoscopy (Guest Post)
- Antifragile in EM by George Kovacs
- George's Self-Intubation
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