#AirwayManagement remains the single highest risk time for our patients in #pedsICU & #pedsCICU. We’ve known about problems for long time, but finally gaining attention, new ways of thinking & new ways to use drugs & devices- there’s a lot more gray then there used to be!

In the 1st half of this episode we discussed – TEAM, EQUIPMENT & ENVIRONMENT


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Season 4, Episode 3
Published: October 11, 2023
Run time: 48 min

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