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Topical Thunder: An Awake Intubation Technique That Works

In this episode Jeremy and Sass talk about a specific technique for anesthetizing the airway they call “TOPICAL THUNDER” in preparation for an awake intubation. This is cutting edge, tip of the spear stuff that you won’t want to miss.

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Awake Flexible Intubation: The Down & Dirty

In today’s episode Jeremy & Sass talk about the flexible intubation technique and some troubleshooting tips that may help you while placing an ETT in an awake patient using the flexible intubation scope. Previously known as “fiberoptic intubation”, this is an infrequent anesthesia technique that is still pertinent today!

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Ep 224: ASA 2022 Difficult Airway Algorithm Update

The American Society of Anesthetists initially released the Difficult Airway Algorithm in 1993 to provide a guide for managing a patient with a difficult airway. It has been updated every 10 years since with the fourth iteration being released in January 2022.
The latest update has a number of key changes that Jeremy and Sass will take you through in this episode of the podcast.

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