Archive May 2017 XVIII, No. 5

Ideas That Work: Quick Tip for Efficient Bronchoscopic Intubations

airway tip AIRWAY STRATEGY A common mistake for the novice is going too deep with the bronchoscope.

Quick Tip for Efficient Bronchoscopic Intubations

Here's a simple tip to keep from going too deep during bronchoscopic intubations: Place your fingers on the second white marker of your fiberoptic bronchoscope, and know that when your fingers hit the patient's teeth, you should be looking at his vocal cords.

Anthony J. Chipas, PhD, CRNA
Anesthesia and Educational Services
Charleston, S.C.
achipas@sc.rr.com

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