Benumof's Airway Management: Principles and Practice

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Jonathan Benumof, Carin A. Hagberg
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2007 - Medical - 1320 pages
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Airway Management is one of the fundamental fields of knowledge that every resident, anesthesiologist and Nurse Anesthetist must master to successfully manage surgical patients. The new edition of this highly successful text has a new editor and increased coverage of pre- and post-intubation techniques. Fully illustrated and tightly focused, this unique text is the only volume of its kind completely dedicated to airway management. Complete with the latest ASA guidelines, no other volume does what Benumof's Airway Management does. This is the definitive reference on airway management and it belongs on your shelf.

  • Offers a how-to approach to airway management.
  • Includes case examples and analysis.
  • Highly illustrated format provides clarity on complex procedures.


  • A new editor and 50% new contributors bring you the latest research and practice guidelines.
  • Over two hundred new illustrations highlight complex procedures and monitoring techniques with greater clarity.
  • The latest ASA Guidelines make you aware of exactly what procedures are required in difficult cases.
  • Increased complete coverage of pre- and post-intubation techniques takes you from equipment selection through management of complications.
  

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Contents

Section I
1
Chapter
13
Radiology of the Airway
22
Chapter
29
Chapter
49
Chapter 3
67
Physics and Modeling of the Airway
86
Physiology of the Airway
115
Mask
345
Chapter 15
371
Blind Digital Intubation 393 M Ramez Salem Anis Baraka
393
Fiberoptic EndoscopyAided Technique
399
Chapter 31 Prehospital Airway Management 731
439
Chapter 32 The Patient with a Full Stomach 756
463
Chapter 33 The Difficult Pediatric Airway 783
476
Chapter 34 The Difficult Airway in Obstetric Anesthesia 834
502

Chapter 50
121
Chapter 5
153
Airway Pharmacology
164
Physiologic and Pathophysiologic Responses
193
Section II
213
Evaluation and Recognition of the Difficult Airway
221
Confirmation of Tracheal Intubation 697
251
Section III
253
Preoperative
281
Preoxygenation
303
Section IV
319
Jeffrey S Vender Joseph W Szokol
327
Chapter 35 Anesthesia and Airway Management of Laryngoscopy
532
Chapter 36 The Difficult Airway in Conventional Head and Neck
576
Anesthesia for Laser Airway Surgery 900 Lorraine J Foley Roy D Cane
593
Michael Frass Ricardo M Urtubia Carin A Hagberg The Traumatized Airway 939
833
Walls Robert J Vissers
939
Transtracheal Jet Ventilation via Percutaneous Catheter Chapter 39
961
Performance of Rigid Bronchoscopy 631 The New American Association of Anesthesiologists
984
Percutaneous Dilational Cricothyrotomy and Chapter 41
997
John J Schaefer III
1079
The Medic Alert National Difficult AirwayIntubation
1203
The ASA Closed Claims
1272
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