Airway Management Pearls

Test your airway knowledge now (20 Q&A)

1. What was the name of the first videolaryngoscope that came to the market?


2. What is the maximum dose of lignocaine for topicalisation of the airway?


3. What does the abbreviation POGO mean?


4. Who was the inventor of the Laryngeal Mask Airway?


5. What is the recommended dose of suxamethonium for rapid sequence intubation?


6. What does the abbreviation CICO mean?


7. At what oxygen flow is THRIVE (transnasal humidified rapid insufflation ventilatory exchange) started for apnea oxygenation during induction of anaesthesia?


8. What is a second generation supraglottic airway device? (SAD)


9. What is a big advantage of awake intubation?


10. Can the cricothyreoid membrane be localized with ultrasound?


11. What does the abbreviation MP mean?


12. At which oxygen saturation do all patients desaturate within 30-45 seconds to 60%?


13. What is the outside diameter of a standard tracheal tube size 6.0?


14. What is the gold standard to confirm correct tracheal tube placement?


15. What is the maximum cuff pressure of a supraglottic airway device?


16. The Igel device has an inflatable cuff for maximum seal


17. What does the abbreviation ILMA mean?


18. Which Airway Society has the most members?


19. In which city will the next World Airway Management Meeting 2019 be organized?


20. Which supraglottic airway device can be used in a hyperbaric chamber?