Needle Cricothyroidotomy
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Needle Cricothyroidotomy

This Needle Cricothyroidotomy course will teach you:

  • To establish a secured airway for oxygenation and ventilation by placing a tube through the cricothyroid membrane.
  • With the cannula/needle technique, a cannula is inserted over a surgical needle into the trachea percutaneously.

Special attention is paid to the following hazards you may encounter during the Needle Cricothyroidotomy:

  • Cervical spine clearance
  • Securing the tube

With the following tips you might perform the Needle Cricothyroidotomy even better:

  • Confirming entry into the trachea

After studying the Needle Cricothyroidotomy course you are familiar with the most common complications:

  • Inability to ventilate
  • Barotrauma
  • Esophageal perforation
  • Mediastinitis
  • Voice changes
  • Subglottic stenosis
  • Tracheomalacia

You might also be interested in:
Surgical Cricothyroidotomy
Tracheotomy

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