Surgical Cricothyroidotomy
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Surgical Cricothyroidotomy

This Surgical Cricothyroidotomy course will teach you:

  • To establish a secured airway for oxygenation and ventilation by placing a tube through the cricothyroid membrane.
  • The surgical technique is the fastest most reliable method of securing the airway in an emergency setting.

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

  • Cervical spine clearance
  • Securing the tube

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

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

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