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Study challenges standard airway management during cardiac arrests

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: (Published 16 January 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f253


Clearing and maintaining an airway is one of the first priorities for emergency personnel called to an out of hospital cardiac arrest, and many are trained to intubate or place supraglottic devices such as a laryngeal mask airway. Evidence has begun to emerge that these advanced techniques …

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