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Release Date: 5 Oct 2020
Expiration Date: 15 Jan 2022
Last Reviewed: 15 Jan 2021
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Interprofessional team members must be familiar with the important anatomical, physiological, and pathological features related to the airway and have a solid knowledge of the various tools and methods for airway management. They also should know the differences between the adult, pediatric, and neonatal airways and should be well-versed with other difficult airways, as these differences can have significant impacts on patient outcomes. This activity describes the different techniques used for airway management and highlights the interprofessional team's role in the care of the patients requiring it.
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Authors: Usha Avva, Julie Lata
Editors: John Kiel
Editors-In-Chief: Grant GooldRon FellerKyle Cohen
Chief Medical Reviewer: Omar Viswanath
Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Lisa Haddad
Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Bernadette Makar
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Pharmacy Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Mark Pellegrini
Physician Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Scott Dulebohn
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