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
- Esophageal perforation
- Voice changes
- Subglottic stenosis
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