A before-and-after observational study of a protocol for use of the C-MAC videolaryngoscope with a Frova introducer in pre-hospital rapid sequence intubation.
Anaesthesia 2018 Jan 8. Epub 2018 Jan 8.
Emergency Medicine and Services, Helsinki University Hospital and Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Helsinki, Finland.
Results using videolaryngoscopy in pre-hospital rapid sequence intubation are mixed. A bougie is not commonly used with videolaryngoscopy. We hypothesised that using videolaryngoscopy and a bougie as core elements of a standardised protocol that includes a drugs and a laryngoscopy algorithm would result in a high first-pass tracheal intubation success rate. Read More