Product review for Fiberoptic Endoscopy and the Difficult Airway
Updated and revised throughout, the Second Edition of this critically acclaimed guide to fiberoptic endoscopic airway management now includes a thorough review of current-generation videosystems and expanded discussions of pediatric-related issues. Enhancing the text are over 180 high-quality, superbly detailed radiographs, tomograms, CT scans, line drawings, and color endoscopic visualizations. The book provides systematic reviews of the principles of fiberoptic endoscopy; endoscope mechanics; gross and radiographic anatomy of the airway; topical anesthesia of the airway; tracheal intubation; bronchial intubation; plus special coverage of the difficult airway and intubation. Also featured are illuminating case reports as well as a step-by-step scheme for teaching and learning fiberoptic endotracheal intubation.