Here are some random airway videos I have been storing up
The 1-Person Bougie Technique and The Pocket Bougie Trigger Grip
Fayaz Gulamani demonstrates the 1-person bougie technique with a pocket bougie, (I have since tried this with a standard bougie and the technique is spectacular for that situation as well.) He also shows the special trigger grip for the pocket bougie.
(recommend going full-screen on this one)
Cord Previsualization for AirQ SGA Tube Exchange
Jim DuCanto has come up with a new concept for optimizing intubating through the Cookgas ILA. He recommends dropping your scope without the ETT tube on it first to optimize the SGA position. Only then, put your ETT on the scope and intubate through the ILA.
First, the Visualization:
Then, the tube placement:
Endotracheal Tube Exchange with a Pocket Bougie
Note, the techniques Jim shows are the same as when you use an airway exchange catheter
Exchange of a Laryngeal Tube Airway to ETT with Pocket Bougie and King Vision
Note: As always and forever, I have no financial relationship with these companies or any companies. I was given two pocket bougies to play around with.
- EMCrit Wee – Webinar I Gave to Pulm/Crit Care Fellows on Avoiding Intubation and Initial Ventilation of COVID19 Patients - April 4, 2020
- EMCrit 269 – Rationing of Critical Care and Ventilators in COVID19 with Reub Strayer - March 31, 2020
- EMCrit Wee – Stop Kneejerk Intubation with the EMCrit Crew - March 30, 2020