Advanced Airway Management in the ICU

a review

The lecture duration is 17min.

0.5 CPD Points, 0.5 CEUs, 0.5 CME credits approval pending.
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Matteo Parotto
Associate Professor in the Department of Anesthesia, University of Toronto, Canada
Lecture Summary

This presentation provides an overview of airway management in the ICU. It describes they type of complications of this procedure, their relative incidence and the associated risk factors. The current available recommendations to increase patient safety in this area of clinical care are reviewed.

Target Audience

Critical Care Doctors
Experienced Critical Care Nurses

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, you should be able to:

  • Understand the risks of airway management in the ICU
  • Describe the most common complications of airway management in the ICU and the preventative strategies
  • Review current recommendations from international scientific societies