Anaphylaxis Part 2- Airway

In this episode, we’ll talk about how to manage the airway in patients with anaphylaxis or any other upper airway obstruction.  These can be some of the most difficult airways to manage and we can run into trouble if we don’t have a good plan ahead of time.  Some of this is a little “advanced” and “cutting edge” but it’s important to have as many tools in your arsenal when dealing with these critical airways.  We’ll review other options besides RSI to include awake intubation, delayed sequence intubation (DSI), and the awake cric.

Anaphylaxis Part 2- Airway

Updated EM Basic Links Page– Just added links to website and podcasts that I like

Medical School HQ– an incredible resource for any pre-meds on applying to medical school- blog and podcast


NO-DESAT- Preoxygenation Paper- a must read!

Bougie Assisted Cric video- a must watch!

The Double (Airway) Setup from

Awake Cric Case Report (free open access)