The Protected Airway is an education resource focused on bringing the best airway knowledge out there under one roof, and designing high quality learning tools to help you master the concepts and skills you need to safely manage any airway emergency.
Patients requiring emergent intubation are never “NPO after midnight” These airways are frequently “contaminated” with blood, vomit, and other secretions that obscure your view. Learn how to master this scary airway scenario.
There is so much good FOAM content on airway education it’s hard to bring it all together. Here is our solution: We’ve chosen a (free) beautifully designed platform called Flipboard and used it to create The Protected Airway’s online… Read More
The intersection of critically ill physiology and endotracheal intubation is a dangerous one: we can quickly turn a problem into a disaster if we focus only on the mechanics of the intubation, and fail to prepare for the effects this procedure will have on our patients.