The fiberoptic bronchoscope has contributed greatly to the practice of anesthesiology over the past 30 years. It has become an indispensable tool in the approach to the difficult airway, as well as the placement and positioning of double-lumen tubes for thoracic surgery. The equipment, preparation, and methods for using the endoscope in anesthesia, are presented here.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||19|
|Journal||Chest Surgery Clinics of North America|
|State||Published - May 24 1996|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine