Webinar 2: Basic Airway

Basic Airway

Basic Airway for beginners in ICU featuring Dr Karina Fitzgibbon (consultant intensivist + anaesthetist), Dr Naresh Rughooputh and Dr Angie Lee (anaesthetics SpRs) from Oxford University Hospitals.

The webinar ran on Monday 13th April 2020. We covered the following topics (time in brackets below):

Airway anatomy (1:34)
Airway manoeuvres (Recovery position (2:43); Head tilt, chin lift, jaw thrust, (3:21))
Face mask holding (6:00)
Oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal + sizing + insertion (6:13)
Supraglottic airway devices (9:40)
Intubation and endotracheal tubes (13:45)
Waters Circuits or breathing circuits including APL valve (23:45)
Capnography – end tidal CO2 monitoring (29:43)
Q&A with Dr Fitzgibbon (39.30)

Q&As answered

Q: Any useful ICU books for us to look at?
A: Please check out our Bookshelf here or our resources page here and we’ve put down some suggestions for useful material for you to read or check out.