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Extubation of the difficult airway and extubation failure

by jmiller on April 4, 2013

“It is increasingly recognized that extubation of the difficult airway is a situation at risk of life-threatening complications, whereas criteria and guidelines to guide safe practices in airway management at extubation are still based on limited scientific evidence and of unproven effectiveness in improving outcomes.”¬† This CME review article (Anesth Analg, Feb)¬†explores opportunities to explores strategies to mitigate or prevent major complications.¬† Click here to read full-text.