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The Structured Rapid-Sequence Induction and Tracheal Intubation Technique: Fortieth Anniversary of the First Published Description

 

 

Ernst Zadrobilek, MD,1 Schirin M. Missaghi, MD,2 and Klaus Krasser, MD2

 

1Associate Professor of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Chairman of the Austrian Working Group for Airway Management, Vienna, Austria.

2Staff Anesthetist and Intensive Care Physician, Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Empress Elisabeth Hospital of the City of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.

 

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Received from the Austrian Working Group for Airway Management, Vienna, Austria.

 

Notice: This article was submitted for publication in the Internet Journal of Airway Management and is currently undergoing the peer-review process; it has not been reviewed by at least two members of the editorial board and an external expert.

 

The author welcomes any comment on this manuscript.

 

Statements

Supported solely by the Austrian Working Group for Airway Management.

 

Key Words

Prevention of pulmonary aspiration: rapid-sequence induction.

Notable names in anesthesia: Peter Safar.

 

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The correct citation of this historical note for reference is:

Zadrobilek E, Missaghi SM, Krasser K. The structured rapid-sequence induction and tracheal intubation technique: fortieth anniversary of the first published description. Internet Journal of Airway Management 6, 2010-2011.
Available from URL:
http://www.adair.at/ijam/volume06/historicalnote04/default.htm
Date accessed: month day, year
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Last updated: March 28, 2011.


 

Summary

Introduction

Description of the Technique

Current Practice

References


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