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Recommendations of the Austrian Working Group for Airway Management: Tracheal Extubation Strategies

 

Ernst Zadrobilek, MD,1 Klaus Krasser, MD,2 Schirin M. Missaghi, MD,2 Wolfgang Puchner, MD3, Helmut Trimmel, MD 4, Harald Genzwuerker, MD5, Andreas Thierbach, MD6, Robert Greif, MD,7 and Hans-Joachim Priebe, MD8 (for the Austrian Working Group for Airway Management)

 

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.

3Staff Anesthetist and Intensive Care Physician, Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Hospital of the City of Linz, Linz, Austria.

4Anesthetist and Intensive Care Physician, Director of the Department of Anesthesia, Emergency Medicine, and Intensive Care, Clinicum Wiener Neustadt, Wiener Neustadt, Austria.

5Associate Professor of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Director of the Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Neckar Odenwald Clinicum, Mosbach and Buchen, Germany.

6Anesthetist and Intensive Care Physician, Director of the Department of Anesthesia, Intensive Care, Emergency Medicine, and Pain Therapy, Idar Oberstein Clinicum, Idar Oberstein, Germany.

7Professor of Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Therapy, Inselspital, University Hospital Bern, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

8Professor of Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany.

 

 

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

   

Statements

Supported solely by the Austrian Working Group for Airway Management.

 

Special Acknowledgements

The authors highly acknowledge the expert work of the Difficult Airway Society Extubation Guidelines Group, publishd at the time of formulating these recommendations.    

 

Acknowledgements

The authors thank the members of the Austrian Working Group for Airway Management and others for their valuable comments, suggestions, and assistance during preparation of the manuscript before submission of the final version for publication in this journal.

 

Keywords

Recommendations: tracheal extubation strategies.

 

Published: September 28 2012.

 


 

The correct citation of these recommendations for reference is:

Zadrobilek E, Krasser K, Missaghi SM, Puchner W, Trimmel H, Genzwuerker H, Thierbach A, Greif R, Priebe HJ (for the Austrian Working Group for Airway Management). Recommendations of the Austrian Working Group for Airway Management: tracheal extubation strategies. Internet Journal of Airway Management 7, 2012-2013.

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Last updated: February 10, 2012.


 

Summary

Introduction

Airway Evaluation

Standard Tracheal Extubation

Tracheal Extubation of the Difficult Airway

Final Comments

References


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