Airway Management Pearls December 26, 2017June 11, 2020 Hans Huitink Uncategorized Test your airway knowledge now (20 Q&A) 1. What was the name of the first videolaryngoscope that came to the market? Glidescope CMAC Airtraq McGrath The first videolaryngscope was the Glidescope invented by dr Jack Pacey 2. What is the maximum dose of lignocaine for topicalisation of the airway? 2 mg/kg 4 mg/kg 5 mg/kg 7 mg/kg The correct answer is 7 mg/kg. 3. What does the abbreviation POGO mean? Percentage Of Glottic Opening Percentage Of Glottic Orifice This score is used to grade the view during videolaryngoscopy 4. Who was the inventor of the Laryngeal Mask Airway? Dr Chandy Verghese Dr Anil Patel Dr Archie Brain Dr Archie Brain 5. What is the recommended dose of suxamethonium for rapid sequence intubation? 0,5 mg/kg 1,0 – 1,5 mg/kg 2 – 2,5 mg/kg 3 mg/kg The correct answer is 1,0 – 1,5 mg/kg 6. What does the abbreviation CICO mean? Cannot Intubate Cannot Operate Cannot Intubate Cannot Oxygenate Cannot Intubate Cannot Oxygenate 7. At what oxygen flow is THRIVE (transnasal humidified rapid insufflation ventilatory exchange) started for apnea oxygenation during induction of anaesthesia? 10 l/m 20 l/m 30 l/m 40 l/m THRIVE is started at an oxygenflow of 30 liters/min 8. What is a second generation supraglottic airway device? (SAD) a very expensive SAD a SAD with an esophageal suction channel a SAD with a bite block It is a SAD with an esephageal suction channel 9. What is a big advantage of awake intubation? The patient breathes spontaneously It will always succeed It is a simple airway technique The fact that the patient breathes spontaneously is very important. Also the airway structures are recognizably and the airway can sometimes by found by searching for air bubbles. 10. Can the cricothyreoid membrane be localized with ultrasound? yes no The CTM can be localized with an ultrasound probe. Try to find black pearls on a white string 11. What does the abbreviation MP mean? Mallampati score MacPeterson score Mallampati created a scoring system that identified oral and pharyngeal access in 1983 12. At which oxygen saturation do all patients desaturate within 30-45 seconds to 60%? 90% 85% 80% 70% If you look at the Benumof desaturation curves, the deflection point for all patients is at 80% SpO2 13. What is the outside diameter of a standard tracheal tube size 6.0? 6.0 mm 7.2 mm 7.5 mm 8.2 mm The internal diameter is 6.0, the outside diameter is 8.2 mmm 14. What is the gold standard to confirm correct tracheal tube placement? Chest breath sounds Capnography Capnography is the current gold standard to confirm correct tracheal tube placement 15. What is the maximum cuff pressure of a supraglottic airway device? 20 cm H2O 30 cm H2O 50 cm H2O 60 cm H2O The maximum pressure to prevent postoperative sore throat is 60 cm H2O for almost all SAD 16. The Igel device has an inflatable cuff for maximum seal True False The Igel has no inflatable cuff 17. What does the abbreviation ILMA mean? Intubating Laryngeal Mask Airway Inexpensive Laryngeal Mask Airway Invaluable Laryngeal Mask Airway The ILMA was invented by dr Archie Brain 18. Which Airway Society has the most members? European Airway Management Society Difficult Airway Society Society for Airway Management Safe Airway Society The DAS is currently the biggest airway society 19. In which city will the next World Airway Management Meeting 2019 be organized? Toronto London Boston Amsterdam WAMM 2019 will be organized in Amsterdam 13-16 November at the Beurs van Berlage Conference Center 20. Which supraglottic airway device can be used in a hyperbaric chamber? LMA Supreme Proseal Igel AuraGain The Igel can be used for airway emergencies in a hyperbaric chamber because there is not air inflated cuff Loading …Is fire hot or cold?