Complications following the use of the Combitube
, tracheal tube and laryngeal mask airway.
Alternative airway devices can include extraglottic devices [laryngeal mask airway (LMA), intubating laryngeal mask airway (ILMA), Combitube
Comparison of endotracheal intubation, combitube
, and laryngeal mask airway between inexperienced and experienced emergency medical staff: A manikin study.
When this is not possible for some reason, other proved extraglottic devices can be used, such as the classic laryngeal mask, the combitube
, the SUPREME mask, the I-Gel, etc.
In this situation either we have to use the alternative airway devices like LMA or combitube
but if these fail then the final choice is to proceed for Emergency Surgical Airway Access4,5.
A comparison of the proseal laryngeal mask airway, the laryngeal tube S and the oesophageal-tracheal combitube
during routine surgical procedures.
in elective surgery: A report of 200 cases.
The basic emergency medical technician has the same capability as the 1st responder and can provide additional airway support with an invasive Combitube
Esophageal tracheal Combitube
in the emergency department.
Provided that CPR is not interrupted, health care professionals should use their training and experience to select the most appropriate type of advanced airway device, for example an endotracheal tube, laryngeal mask airway, or combitube
The second edition adds chapters on rapid sequence intubation, response to terrorism, capnography, the combitube
, and the laryngeal mask airway.
Haemodynamic and catecholamine stress responses to the insertion of the combitube
, laryngeal mask airway or tracheal intubation.