Procedures - AirwayAirway Management in the Field: Essential Prehospital Procedures
Prehospital airway procedures are critical interventions aimed at establishing and maintaining a clear and unobstructed airway in emergency situations outside of a medical facility. These swift and precise actions, such as airway positioning, suctioning, and advanced airway insertion ensure adequate oxygenation and ventilation for patients.
In this series of articles, we delve into the world of airway from a prehospital perspective. We will explore the various challenges faced by prehospital healthcare providers, examine the critical components of assessment, and highlight the latest advancements and best practices in airway procedures. Through these articles, we aim to equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to optimise patient outcomes in airway procedures.