Approach to emergent and out-of-OR intubation

Anesthesia STAT: the Stanford Anesthesia Tutorial Podcast by Derrick Wu, MD

Episode notes

Joe and Derrick discuss their approach in getting called for an emergency airway out of the OR. They talk thought process when first getting the call (00:59), what to do when first seeing the patient/environment (08:53), the MSMAIDS of intubation (12:50), the importance of positioning the patient (25:54), medications to induce with for intubation (33:54), mental checklists and doing the time out (38:57), and closing thoughts (41:41).