Archive: COVID-19 Airway Management Resource Center

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Use of Prone Positioning in Nonintubated Patients With COVID-19 and Hypoxemic Acute Respiratory Failure
Xavier Elharrar, MD; Youssef Trigui, MD; Anne-Marie Dols, MD; François Touchon, MD; Stéphanie Martinez, MD; Eloi Prud’homme, MD; Laurent Papazian, MD, PhD
Advantages of Delayed Sequence Intubation in Selected Patients with Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
Castro de Oliveira, Bruna Maria M.D.; Lucas Passos de Souza, Renato M.D.

COVID-19: Keeping the Baby in the Bath

Dr Chris Nickson, Jack Iwashyna, MD and Dr Paul Young

Definitive Airway Management of Patients with a King Laryngeal Tube in Place in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Benjamin J. Sandefur MD, Brian E. Driver MD, Calvin A. Brown III, MD, Robert F. Reardon MD

West J Emerg Med.

Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Management of Hypoxic COVID-19 Patients (SCCM, 2020)

Society of Critical Care Medicine and the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine

Early Self‐Proning in Awake, Non‐intubated Patients in the Emergency Department: A Single ED’s Experience during the COVID‐19 Pandemic

Nicholas D. Caputo MD, MSc Reuben J. Strayer MD Richard Levitan MD

Laryngeal Oedema Associated with COVID‐19 Complicating Airway Management
B. A. McGrath S. Wallace J. Goswamy

ThinkingCC COVID Respiratory Management: A Physiological Approach

an EMCrit Webinar with:

Dr. Laura Duggan, Dr. Marco Garrone, Dr. Cameron Kyle-Sidell, Dr. Josh Farkas, Dr. Adam Thomas, Dr. Philippe Rola, Dr. Rory Spiegel, Dr. Scott Weingart

Pragmatic Recommendations for Intubating Critically Ill Patients with Suspected COVID-19

CA Brown, JM Mosier, JN Carlson, MA Gibbs, JACEP [e-pub]

5-Step COVID: A Cognitive Aid for the Pandemic Airway

Peter Brindley MD, Jarrod Mosier MD, Chris Hicks MD

Including “A Pandemic Airway Checklist” Infographic

Podcast (audio only):

Webinar (video):
Practical Guidance for Airway Management in the Coronavirus Patient
with: National Course Directors Calvin A Brown, III MD, J. Adam Law MD, Jarrod Mosier MD, Darren Braude MD, EMT-P
3 Steps to Intubate Safely with Suspected COVID-19
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COVID-19 Recommendations during Airway Manipulation
Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society
March 21, 2020
Just the Facts: Airway Management During the COVID-19 Pandemic
G Kovacs, N Sowers, S Campbell, J French and P Atkinson
March 30, 2020
The Italian Coronavirus Disease 2019 Outbreak: Recommendations from Clinical Practice
M. Sorbello K. El‐Boghdadly I. Di Giacinto R. Cataldo C. Esposito S. Falcetta G. Merli G. Cortese R. M. Corso F. Bressan S. Pintaudi R. Greif A. Donati F. Petrini
March 27, 2020

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Additional Barrier to Protect Healthcare Workers during Intubation
Babazade, Rovnat MD; Khan, Ejaz S MD; Ibrahim, Mohamed MD; Simon, Michelle MD; Vadhera, Rakesh B. MD
Aerosol Risk with Noninvasive Respiratory Support in Patients with COVID‐19
David C. Miller MD Paloma Beamer PhD Dean Billheimer PhD Vignesh Subbian PhD Armin Sorooshian PhD Beth Salvagio Campbell PhD Jarrod M. Mosier MD
Should We Use an “Aerosol Box” for Intubation?
Dr. Albert Chan
Personal protective equipment (PPE) for both anesthesiologists and other airway managers: principles and practice during the COVID-19 pandemic

Équipements de protection individuelle (EPI) pour anesthésiologistes et autre personnel en charge des voies aériennes: principes et pratiques pendant la pandémie de COVID-19

Shannon L. Lockhart MD, FRCPC, Laura V. Duggan MD, FRCPC, Randy S. Wax MD, MEd, FRCPC, FCCM, Stephan Saad MD, FRCPC & Hilary P. Grocott MD, FRCPC

intubateCOVID Registry


endorsed by:  Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research, Society for Airway Management, Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation and International Anesthesia Research Society

About the Registry

A worldwide tracking tool to measure exposures and outcomes among health care providers who perform intubations in patients with the novel coronavirus.

CAS Town Hall Webinar
Doing Things Safely – Airway Management & COVID-19 Disease
Presented by the Canadian Anaesthesiologist Society
March 30, 2020