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Benumof's Airway Management, Second edition by Carin A. Hagberg MD

By Carin A. Hagberg MD

Airway administration is among the basic fields of information that each resident, anesthesiologist and Nurse Anesthetist needs to grasp to effectively deal with surgical sufferers. the hot variation of this hugely winning textual content has a brand new editor and elevated insurance of pre- and post-intubation suggestions. totally illustrated and tightly centred, this special textual content is the one quantity of its style thoroughly devoted to airway administration. whole with the most recent ASA directions, no different quantity does what Benumof's Airway administration does. this is often the definitive reference on airway administration and it belongs in your shelf.Offers a how-to method of airway management.Includes case examples and analysis.Highly illustrated structure presents readability on advanced procedures.A new editor and 50% new individuals convey you the newest learn and perform guidelines.Over 2 hundred new illustrations spotlight advanced methods and tracking concepts with higher clarity.The most up-to-date ASA directions make you conscious of precisely what methods are required in tricky cases.Increased entire insurance of pre- and post-intubation recommendations takes you from gear choice via administration of problems.

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This is at the level of the true vocal cords. The air column caudally represents the cervical trachea. On the AP view, the false and true vocal cords above and below the laryngeal ventricles may be identified, as well as the subglottic region and the trachea. Calcified thyroid cartilage can also sometimes be visualized. The landmarks dorsal to the airway are shadows representing the normal soft tissue structures of the posterior wall of the nasopharynx, which is closely adherent to the anterior surface of the atlas and the axis and extends superiorly to the clivus and inferiorly to become continuous with the soft tissues of the posterior wall of the hypopharynx.

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Figure 2-1 Nonfused anterior and posterior arches of C1, normal variant. Axial computed tomography, bone algorithm. 25 Ch02-A02233 11/28/06 26 SECTION I 4:10 PM Page 26 BASIC CLINICAL SCIENCE CONSIDERATIONS The dens is situated between the lateral masses of the atlas and is maintained in its normal sagittal relationship to the anterior arch of C1 by several ligaments, most important of which is the transverse atlantal ligament. Superiorly, the dentate (apical) ligament extends from the tip of the clivus to the tip of the dens.

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