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Tracheal Extubation of the Difficult Airway

 

 

Richard M. Cooper, MD1

 

1Professor of Anesthesia, Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

 

Address correspondence and comments to Richard M. Cooper.

 

Received from the Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

 

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Supported solely by institutional sources. The author has no financial relationships with manufacturers and distributors of devices to support difficult tracheal extubation.

 

Key Words

Airway management strategies: difficult tracheal extubation.

Airway management devices: tracheal tube exchange catheters.

Complications: routine tracheal extubation.

 

Published: August 28, 2005.

 


 

The correct citation of this special article for reference is:

Cooper RM. Tracheal extubation of the difficult airway. Internet Journal of Airway Management 3, 2004-2005.
Available from URL: http://www.adair.at/ijam/volume03/specialarticle01/default.htm
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Introduction

Complications of Routine Tracheal Extubations

Intermediate-Risk and High-Risk Tracheal Extubations

Tracheal Extubation Strategies

References


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