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Airway Management in COVID-19 Pandemic

PERFORMING PROCEDURES

Society guidelines offer safety recommendations for anesthesiologists during novel coronavirus pandemic.

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Researchers looked at 12 patients undergoing elective esophagectomies and were intubated using an Ambu VivaSight-DL – which has a built-in camera at the distal tracheal lumen – connected to a monitor. The VivaSight provided continuous quality images and eliminated the need for bronchoscopy.
Airway Management in COVID-19 Pandemic
Performing Procedures
Society guidelines offer safety recommendations for anesthesiologists during novel coronavirus pandemic.
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