Monthly Archives: April 2017

Answer QOW April 8-2017

2017-04-23T09:09:59+00:00

Which 3 of the following are predictors of difficult videolaryngoscopy with GlideScope or C-MAC? a) Supine sniffing position b) Supine neutral position c) Degree of mouth opening d) Intrathoracic cardiac surgery   References: Reference: Aziz MF, Bayman EO, Van Tienderen MM, Todd MM, Brambrink AM. Predictors of difficult videolaryngoscopy with GlideScope(R) or C-MAC(R) with D-blade: [...]

2017-04-19T11:01:41+00:00

Committee Application

QOW April 8-2017

2017-04-08T09:21:33+00:00

  Which 3 of the following are predictors of difficult videolaryngoscopy with GlideScope or C-MAC?   Supine sniffing position Supine neutral position Degree of mouth opening Intrathoracic cardiac surgery   Courtesy of Dr. Gail Randel and Dr. Luminita Tureanu Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago  

Answer QOW April 2-2017

2017-04-02T07:57:20+00:00

Which 3 of the following are correct regarding double lumen tubes (DLT)? A left sided DLT should be used for all (left, right, bilateral) lung transplantations. Warming of DLTs in saline reduces the incidence of airway trauma and sore throat.  There is a correlation between patient height and DLT size in Asians. Right sided DLTs [...]