Difficult/Critical Airway Pathway
Patient Requires Intubation
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Bag Mask Ventilation Adequate
Bag Mask Ventilation Inadequate
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Direct Laryngoscopy Failure
2 Attempts
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LARYNGEAL MASK AIRWAY (LMA)
ACTIVATE AIRWAY RESPONSE TEAM
  • Code Blue / Medical Emergency Line
  • ASCOM Phone
  • Indicate
  • 4-CODE (4-2633) or
  • Double press alert button on top of phone
  • Stat Airway Emergency, Patient Location
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Laryngeal mask airway Adequate
Laryngeal mask airway Inadequate
  • Fiberoptic bronchoscopy
  • Fiberoptic bronchoscopy through
    Laryngeal mask airway
  • Indirect laryngoscopy
    • Glidescope
    • Air Traq
  • Fiberoptic bronchoscopy
  • Indirect laryngoscopy
    • Glidescope
    • Air Traq
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Invasive Airway
Posted: January 2014
Authors: J. McCloskey, MD; S. Butler-Ferry, RN