Difficult Airway Management in Field Conditions: Somalia Experience


ÖZKAN A. S. , NASIR S. N.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF ANAESTHESIOLOGY AND REANIMATION, vol.43, no.5, pp.352-355, 2015 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/tjar.2015.24445
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF ANAESTHESIOLOGY AND REANIMATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.352-355

Abstract

Difficult airway is defined as having the patient's mask ventilation or difficult tracheal intubation of an experienced anaesthesiologist. A number of reasons, such as congenital or acquired anatomical anomalies, can cause difficult intubation and difficult ventilation. Keeping all equipment ready for airway management of patients will reduce mortality and complications. In this case, it is intended that the submission of difficult airway management who encountered in mandibular reconstruction for mandible bone defect repairing with reconstruction plates before at the field conditions in Somalia.