How to manage a difficult airway

Niamh Clancy
Sunday, October 2, 2016

Veterinary patients may have problematic airways as a result of anatomy or disease, and with brachycephalic breeds becoming increasingly popular pets in the UK, the registered veterinary nurse (RVN) must be confident when dealing with a difficult intubation. This article will discuss some ways to prepare for these challenging patients, which will increase the chances of a successful anaesthetic.

How to manage a difficult airway
How to manage a difficult airway

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