2017 Refresher Courses in Anesthesiology - October - My Laryngoscopy Failed—What Now?

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Airway management is our specialty's defining technical skill, but its practice is largely unchanged for the past 70 years. Failed direct laryngoscopy is common, often unanticipated and repeated attempts are unlikely to produce different outcomes.

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The American Society of Anesthesiologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
After completing this activity, the participant should be able to: Recognize the frequency, causes and consequences of failed direct laryngoscopy; Identify the appropriate management options following unanticipated failure of direct laryngoscopy; Identify and implement measures to minimize the risk of recurrent airway mishaps.
Physicians involved with anesthesiology education, clinical practice, and research.
Richard M. Cooper, B.Sc., M.Sc., M.D., Alan Jay Schwartz, M.D., Amanda R. Burden, M.D., Samuel H. Wald, M.D., Laurence Torsher, M.D., Nancy Megley
The American Society of Anesthesiologists remains strongly committed to providing the best available evidence-based clinical information to participants of this educational activity and requires an open disclosure of any potential conflict of interest identified by our faculty members. It is not the intent of the American Society of Anesthesiologists to eliminate all situations of potential conflict of interest, but rather to enable those who are working with the American Society of Anesthesiologists to recognize situations that may be subject to question by others. All disclosed conflicts of interest are reviewed by the educational activity course director/chair to ensure that such situations are properly evaluated and, if necessary, resolved. The American Society of Anesthesiologists educational standards pertaining to conflict of interest are intended to maintain the professional autonomy of the clinical experts inherent in promoting a balanced presentation of science. Through our review process, all American Society of Anesthesiologists education activities are ensured of independent, objective, scientifically balanced presentations of information. Disclosure of any or no relationships will be made available for all educational activities.
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2017 Refresher Courses in Anesthesiology - October - My Laryngoscopy Failed—What Now?
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