Dr. Levitan gives an incredible video airway lecture courtesy of Dr. Weingart’s EM Crit Podcast 70. April 1, 2012 by emcrit. Below are just a few of Dr. Levitan’s teaching points from the lecture.
Dr. Levitan reminds us–Do Not Do Cricoid Pressure. It doesn’t help and it makes things worse:
But, Dr. Levitan advises, do use Bimanual Laryngoscopy (and his discussion of Bimanual Laryngoscopy begins at 20:30 and continues through
At 21:20 Dr. Levitan explains how it works:
The slide below demonstrates how bimanual larngoscopy improves the view: