By Zahid Hussain Khan (eds.)
Because of his foreign prominence, Professor Khan has been in a position to assemble an enviable checklist of specialists within the box to give a contribution their adventure with airway administration in a mess of medical settings. The severe appraisal of the airway authored via the editor, Professor Khan, units the degree for the $64000 preoperative exams which could alert the clinician of the opportunity of a tough airway in order that acceptable plans could be made. The bold “guest record” of authors spans the area and encompasses clinicians from Malaysia, the U.S., Pakistan, India, Denmark, Singapore, Germany, Canada and Iran. what's both amazing is the checklist of themes mentioned within the textbook and the numerous medical settings during which airway administration is probably going to pose specific and targeted demanding situations: pediatrics; sufferers with cervical backbone harm and people with worrying mind damage; ambulatory surgical procedure; sufferers with obstructive sleep apnea and obstetric sufferers. The booklet additionally addresses the newest in technological advances that could reduction the clinician in diagnosing and dealing with the tricky airway, resembling ultrasonography and in addition describes surgical techniques to dealing with the tough airway, akin to cricothyrotomy. ultimately, underscoring the really overseas allure of the textbook and acknowledging the capability technological barriers of the constructing global, a bankruptcy is devoted to using indigenous units in coping with the tough airway.
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Thong and W. H. L. Teoh Fig. 7-inch liquid crystal display (LCD) screen mounted on top of the laryngoscope handle. The LCD screen tilts and swivels through a 90° arc to allow the user to operate in a comfortable position whilst maintaining visual contact with the patient, the laryngoscope and during advancement of the ETT. The length of blade can be adjusted to suit patients as young as 5 years old to large adults, thus reducing the hassle of stocking different sized blades in the crash intubation cart.
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H. Khan MMT predicted DI only 9 % of the time. In the study by Tremblay et al.  the areas under the ROC curves confirmed that CLG during direct laryngoscopy and upper lip bite score were the most discriminating factors. They found out that poor glottic visualization during direct laryngoscopy and high upper lip bite score are the best predictive factors for challenging intubation with glidescope video laryngoscope. In the trial by Eberhart et al.  11 % of a series of 1425 consecutive patients had to be excluded because the ULBT could not be applied to evaluate edentulous patients, and found out that both ULBT and the MMT are poor predictors for DL when used as single preoperative beside screening tests.
Airway Management by Zahid Hussain Khan (eds.)